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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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Trances of the Blast by Mary Ruefle

The twisty motion of Mary Ruefle’s poetry continues to comfort and amaze. Listening to her work as it moves down the page is like walking beside a delightfully bright, generous, at times cranky aunt with things to say and a surreal tilt of mind. Ruefle’s gaze shifts continually, not from fear but in wonder, drawing… Filed under: Staff Picks

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Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder edited by Chad Wriglesworth ($30.00 Counterpoint Press) Posted by Alexander Here we have a window into over four decades of friendship between two prolific and well-respected countercultural American writers. Formally introduced in the early 1970s after already having been mutual appreciators of each other’s… Read more »

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