CB Follett was the winner of the 2001 National Poetry Book Award from Salmon Run Press. She has had poems published in Ploughshares, Calyx, Green Fuse, Peregrine, The Cumberland Review, Rain City Review, Ambit, The MacGuffin, Birmingham Poetry Review, Black Bear Review, New Letters Review, Psychological Perspectives, Without Halos, The Iowa Woman, Heaven Bone, Americas Review, and The Taos Review, among others. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and has received honors in competitions, among them the Billee Murray Denny Poetry Award, the New Letters Prize, the Ann Stanford Prize, the Glimmer Train Poetry Contest, and several contests of the Poetry Society of America. Five of her poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and she has been nominated three times as a poet. She is the current Poet Laureate of Marin County, California.
Follett's Hold and Release and One Bird Falling were published by Time Being Books, in 2007 and 2011, respectively. In between, she published And Freddie Was My Darling (Many Voices Press, 2008). She is editor and publisher of Arctos Press and was coeditor and publisher of RUNES, A Review of Poetry during its seven-year run.
Follett is also an artist, with artwork in many private collections around the world.