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UW Bothell Reading Series

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Gamut is a quarterly literary series featuring readings by current students, alumni, and faculty of the University of Washington Bothell’s MFA program in Creative Writing and Poetics. The name refers to the program’s interdisciplinary nature, which encourages and challenges students to experiment between genres and mediums, resulting in a wide range of creative works. Curated by alum Woogee Bae (’19) and current students Matt Porter and Ashley Noelle.

About this month’s Readers:

Amaranth Borsuk is a poet, scholar, and book artist working at the intersection of print and digital media. Her most recent volume is The Book (MIT Press, 2018), an exploration of a technology we think we know intimately. She is the recipient of an NEA “Expanded Artists’ Books” grant for the collaboration Abraa limited-edition book and free iPad and iPhone app that recently received the Turn on Literature prize for electronic literature. She has collaborated on installations, art bookmarklets, and interactive works, and is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Pomegranate Eater (Kore Press, 2016). She teaches in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell and serves as Associate Director of the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics.

Eric’s got a BA from the University of Texas at El Paso. Currently in the University of Washington at Bothell MFA Poetics program. He’s been published in the UWB lit mag Clamor. All praise Og!

 

 

 

Aya Bram is a poet and visual artist. She received her MFA from the University of Washington Bothell. Her work focuses on death, decay, and mental illness. She is also a future corpse and mushroom substrate.

 

 

Corbin Louis is a poet and performer from Seattle. At age 13 Corbin found his voice in rap and spoken word. By 2008 he became the Seattle Youth Slam Champion in a citywide competition. He is an MFA graduate of the University of Washington Bothell. Corbin’s work has been featured in BAXAtticus Review, and The Visible Verse Film Festival and more. His text/image is a pickaxe meant to cut reality open at the nerve and exam the findings. This way understanding becomes empathy. As long as people can feel something, there’s a chance we might live to see a few decent hours.

 

Stephanie Segura is a Latinx poet, surrealist, and educator from Southern CaliforniaHer work is one that currently explores the question of identity through displacement, memory, and trauma. Her poetry has been featured in Cal State San Bernardino’s anthology,  Pacific Review Publication. Segura currently resides in Shoreline with her partner and plants.

Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Open Books: A Poem Emporium
2414 N. 45th Street
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Phone:
(206) 633-0811
Website:
www.openpoetrybooks.com

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