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February 2020
Feb
29

Chapbook Launch Reading with C. R. Grimmer

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the publication of O—(ezekiel’s wife), a chapbook by poet C. R. Grimmer, with readings by the author, Patrick Milian, and Abi Pollokoff!   C. R. Grimmer, who also goes by Chelsea Grimmer and uses she/her and they/them pronouns interchangeably, is a poet, scholar, and lecturer at The University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses. Recently, they completed their Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies and were supported by The Simpson Center for the Humanities’ Andrew W.…

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March 2020
March
19

[Offsite] SAL Presents: Rick Barot

March 19 @ 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
04

Reading with Woogee Bae, Sarah A. Chavez, Sarah Mangold, Sarah Rosenthal & Valerie Witte

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a reading that features five terrific poets! Sarah Rosenthal, Valerie Witte, Sarah A. Chavez, Sarah Mangold, and Woogee Bae will share original work. Woogee Bae writes poems and edits the ecopoetics journal Snail Trail. She received her MFA from the University of Washington Bothell. Her writing can be found in P-QUEUE, Poetry Northwest, Small Po[r]tions, Tagvverk, and elsewhere. Sarah A. Chavez, a mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, is the author of the poetry collections, Hands That…

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April
11

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

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

Join us on Friday, May 22 for readings by Kimberly Burwick and Jill Osier!

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