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[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Ross Gay Reading

February 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

We’re excited to be providing books for the following event:

Ross Gay will be reading as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series.

ross-gay1-largeRoss Gay is the author of three books: Against Which (2006); Bringing the Shovel Down (2011); and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (2015), winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry and nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

Ross is the co-author, with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, of the chapbook “Lace and Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens” (2014), in addition to being co-author, with Richard Wehrenberg, Jr., of the chapbook, “River” (2014). He is a founding editor, with Karissa Chen and Patrick Rosal, of the online sports magazine Some Call it Ballin’, in addition to being an editor with the chapbook presses Q Avenue and Ledge Mule Press.

Ross is a founding board member of the Bloomington Community Orchard, a non-profit, free-fruit-for-all food justice and joy project. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Ross teaches at Indiana University.


February 7, 2017
7:30 pm
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Seattle Arts & Lectures
(206) 621-2230


McCaw Hall, Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
321 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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