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January 2020
Jan
10

Reading with Kate Colby & Mónica de la Torre

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us Friday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m. for a reading with Kate Colby and Mónica de la Torre!    

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Jan
11

An Evening of Feminist Speculative Poetry

January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This special themed reading features performances by Jeannine Hall Gailey, Lesley Wheeler, and other feminist speculative poets. Jeannine Hall Gailey served as the second Poet Laureate of Redmond, Washington. She’s the author of five books of poetry, including her most recent, Field Guide to the End of the World (Moon City Press). Her work has appeared or will appear in journals such as American Poetry Review, Poetry, and Ploughshares. Her website is www.webbish6.com. Twitter and Instagram: @webbish6

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February 2020
Feb
06

[Offsite] SAL Presents: Paisley Rekdal

February 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of poetry with Paisley Rekdal on Thursday, February 6 at 7:30 pm! This event takes place at Seattle Central College—Broadway Performance Hall. This event is part of Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series. Tickets and more information can be found here. Paisley Rekdal is a Seattle-born poet whose latest book—Nightingale (2019)— radically rewrites and contemporizes many of the myths central to Ovid’s epic, The Metamorphoses, examining personal transformation with intensity and a lyric sensibility. She is…

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Feb
08

Reading with Heidi Seaborn, Jane Wong, Michelle Peñaloza & Veronica Golos

February 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This reading features four tremendous poets writing on themes of girls and girlhood: Heidi Seaborn, Jane Wong, Michelle Peñaloza, and Veronica Golos.

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Feb
21

Gamut: UW Bothell Reading Series

February 21, 2020 @ 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.

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March 2020
March
19

[Offsite] SAL Presents: Rick Barot

March 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This SAL Poetry Series event will take place at Seattle Central Community College—Broadway Performance Hall on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 pm. Rick Barot is an award-winning Tacoma poet. His latest book of poems, The Galleons (2020), is in part about the centuries-long colonial structure that sustained Spanish control over Latin and South America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. His previous collections include The Darker Fall (2002), Want (2008), and Chord (2015).  

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April 2020
April
11

Book Launch: A Time Before Slaughter (10th Anniversary Edition) by Paul Nelson

April 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Paul Nelson in celebrating the publication of the tenth anniversary (expanded!) edition of his collection A Time Before Slaughter. 

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May 2020
May
07

[Offsite] SAL Presents: Natalie Diaz

May 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This SAL Poetry Series event takes place at Seattle Central Community College—Broadway Performance Hall on Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 pm. Natalie Diaz is the author of two poetry collections: When My Brother Was an Aztec, which centers on her brother’s addiction to crystal meth, and Postcolonial Love Poem, forthcoming in 2020. Adrian Matejka calls When My Brother Was an Aztec “a spacious, sophisticated collection, one that puts in work addressing the author’s divergent experiences—whether it be family, skin politics, hoops,…

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May
15

Gamut: UW Bothell Reading Series

May 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 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.

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May
22

Reading with Kimberly Burwick & Jill Osier

May 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for readings by Kimberly Burwick and Jill Osier!

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