Join us for poetry readings by Gabriella Gutiérres y Muhs and Mare Blocker!
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs is the author of several books including being first editor of the revolutionary Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. She has authored multiple articles, poetry collections, encyclopedia entries and in 2015 was awarded the Provost’s Inaugural Award for Scholarship, Research and Creativity at Seattle University, she also recently served as the Director for the Center for the Study of Justice in Society. Her collection How Many Indians Can We Be? is forthcoming with Mango Press in 2018. She recently published The Runaway Poems with Finishing Line Press, and a second edited collection of Chicana literary criticism about Norma Cantú’s oeuvre: Word Images: New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma E. Cantú with the University of Arizona Press.
Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1976 and established the MKimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook printing press. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Victoria and Albert, the University of Washington Special Collections and the Library of Congress. She teaches in the Art and Design Department at Pacific Lutheran University.