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March 2018

Reading with Paul Hunter & Finn Wilcox

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by two of the Pacific Northwest’s finest poets: Paul Hunter and Finn Wilcox. Since 1994 Paul Hunter has published fine letterpress poetry under the imprint of Wood Works, currently including 26 books and over 65 broadsides.  His own poems have appeared in Alaska Fisherman’s Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, Bloomsbury Review, Iowa Review, North American Review, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Raven Chronicles, The Small Farmer’s Journal, The Southern Review, Spoon River Poetry Review and Windfall, as well as in seven full-length books…

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Reading with Woogee Bae, Sarah Dowling & Dana Middleton

March 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for readings by three incredible poets associated with the UW Bothell MFA program in Creative Writing and Poetics: Woogee Bae, Sarah Dowling, and Dana Middleton. Woogee Bae is a MFA student at the University of Washington Bothell’s Creative Writing and Poetics program. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in P-QUEUE, Peach Mag, Small Po[r]tions and elsewhere. She is a Gemini.     Sarah Dowling is the author of two books of poetry, DOWN (Coach House, 2014) and Security Posture (Snare, 2009), which received…

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Reading with Tara Hardy & Julene Tripp Weaver

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

Join us for readings by tremendous local poets, Tara Hardy and Julene Tripp Weaver! This will be a Fragrance Free event.* Tara Hardy is a working class, Queer, Femme, chronically ill writer, and founder of Bent, a writing institute for LGBTQ people in Seattle. Her most recent book of poems, My, My, My, My, My, won a 2017 Washington State Book Award, and explores the linkages between childhood trauma and chronic illness. She is a former Hugo House Writer In Residence, Seattle…

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Reading with Carl Adamshick & James Maynard

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by Carl Adamshick and James Maynard! Carl Adamshick‘s debut collection of poetry, Curses and Wishes, was selected by Marvin Bell for the 2010 Walt Whitman Award and was published by Louisiana State University.  His work has been published in Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The Missouri Review, and Narrative.  He’s received an Oregon Literary Fellowship from Literary Arts, two Oregon Book Awards for poetry, and is a cofounder of Tavern Books (Portland, OR). Adamshick’s fourth collection, Birches, is forthcoming from Four Way Books…

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Reading with Tess Gallagher & Lawrence Matsuda

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by Tess Gallagher and Lawrence Matsuda! Tess Gallagher’s 12th volume of poetry, Is, Is Not, will be published by Graywolf Press in America in 2019. Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems, is her presently most complete volume of poetry. She is included in World Poetry Anthology edited by Neil Astley and published by Bloodaxe Press. Other poetry includes Dear Ghosts, Moon Crossing Bridge, and Amplitude. Gallagher’s The Man from Kenvara: Selected Stories was published fall 2009. In 2008…

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Event update: Natalie Eilbert will be joined by Montreux Rotholtz!

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for a double-feature poetry reading featuring Natalie Eilbert and Montreux Rotholtz! Natalie Eilbert is the author of Indictus, winner of Noemi Press’s 2016 Poetry Prize, which published in January 2018, as well as the poetry collection, Swan Feast (Bloof Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Granta, The New Yorker, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, jubilat, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2016 Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellowship at University of Wisconsin–Madison and is the founding editor of The Atlas Review.…

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Reading with Dan Kaplan, Bill Carty & Kary Wayson

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dan Kaplan is celebrating the publication of a new collection Instant Killer Wig (Spuyten Duyvil). He’ll be joined at this reading by two terrific local poets, Bill Carty and Kary Wayson. Dan Kaplan is the author of Instant Killer Wig (Spuyten Duyvil, March 2018), Bill’s Formal Complaint (The National Poetry Review Press, 2008), and the bilingual chapbook SKIN (Red Hydra Press, 2005). His work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, VOLT, Denver Quarterly, Ninth Letter, Washington Square, the anthology Flash Fiction Forward (W.W. Norton & Co.), and elsewhere. He is managing editor and poetry…

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April 2018

Reading with Amy Glynn & Garrett Hongo

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by tremendous poets Amy Glynn and Garrett Hongo! Amy Glynn is an multi-genre writer whose poetry appears widely in journals and anthologies including The Best American Poetry. Her first collection, A Modern Herbal, was published by Measure Press; her second, Romance Language, is forthcoming. She is a two-time James Merrill House fellow and has won the SPUR Award of the Association of Western Writers, Poetry Northwest‘s Carlyn Kizer Award and the Literal Latte Essay Award. She lives…

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Reading with Rebecca Hoogs & Megan Levad

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

Join us for readings by Rebecca Hoogs and Megan Levad! Rebecca Hoogs is the author of Self-Storage (Stephen F. Austin University Press) which was a finalist for the 2013 Washington State Book Award in Poetry, and a chapbook, Grenade (GreenTower Press). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, AGNI, FIELD, Crazyhorse, Zyzzyva, The Journal, Poetry Northwest, The Florida Review, Cincinnati Review, and others. She won the 2010 Southeast Review poetry contest and is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Artist Trust of Washington State.…

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Examining Our Earth Through Poems

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Common Acre and Open Books for an evening of poetry and discussion about what environmentalism looks like and how it intersects with other injustices faced today. The event organizer and host is Seattle Youth Poet Laureate Lily Baumgart. Readers include Aisha Al-Amin, Quenton Baker, Namaka Auwee-Dekker, and Sierra Nelson. After hearing the words of these incredible writers, the evening will open up into a discussion ranging from what actions everyone can take to personal experiences to a cool plant you…

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