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[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Poems for the Planet, feat. Francisco Aragón & Kimiko Hahn

This event will take place at Seattle Central Community College—Broadway Performance Hall and is co-sponsored by Copper Canyon Press. Just in time for Earth Day, we’ll ​be celebrating eco-poetics as a mode of creative resistance​. This reading and discussion will launch the​ Copper Canyon Press​ anthology HERE: Poems for the Planet. Featuring poets who write with urgency and hope about… Read more »

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Poetry y traducción: A Bilingual Reading with Eugenia Toledo, Claudia Castro Luna & Francisco Aragón

Seattle-based poets Eugenia Toledo and Claudia Castro Luna will be joined by visiting poet Francisco Aragón to read their poetry. A colloquium on the role of Spanish and translation in their work will follow, moderated by poet and translator Carolyne Wright. A San Francisco native, Francisco Aragón is the son of Nicaraguan immigrants. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1998 after… Read more »

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My Poems Won’t Change the World: Selected Poems by Patrizia Cavalli

If you can, imagine Sappho strumming her lyre from the center of a modern-day piazza… Such is the appeal of Patrizia Cavalli. She knows how to chum-up to an audience as a head-over-heels romantic–tempered yet untrammeled by love and its loss. You’re brought into her living room, behind plush curtains, onto her balcony to watch the spectacle of the everyday, arm in arm,… Filed under: Staff Picks