Join us in celebrating the launch of Montreux Rotholtz’s debut poetry collection Unmark (Burnside Review Press)! Featured readers: Montreux Rotholtz, Lisa Ciccarello, and Sierra Golden.Montreux Rotholtz is the author of Unmark, selected by Mary Szybist as the winner of the 2015 Burnside Review Press Book Award. She holds degrees from the University of Washington and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her poems appear in Boston Review, Prelude, jubilat, Lana Turner, Fence, and elsewhere. She lives in Seattle.
Lisa Ciccarello is the author of At Night (Black Ocean), as well as several chapbooks, including Everything makes a noise when it reveals itself (Cartridge Lit), and I only thought of the farm (DoubleCross Press). Her poems have appeared in Tin House, The Academy of American Poets, Denver Quarterly, the PEN Poetry Series, the Columbia Poetry Review, and The Volta, among others.
Sierra Golden received her MFA in poetry from North Carolina State University. Winner of the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Prize, Golden’s work appears in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner, Permafrost, and Ploughshares. She has also been awarded residencies by Hedgebrook, the Island Institute, and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. Although she calls Washington State home, Golden has spent many summers in Alaska, working as a commercial fisherman. She was a 2015-2016 Made at Hugo House Fellow and now works in communications at Casa Latina, a nonprofit organization empowering Latino immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing.