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December 2015
Dec
01

Bagley Wright Lecture Series
and Seattle Arts & Lectures Present
A Talk by Srikanth Reddy

December 1, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

The Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry continues with a talk by this inventive writer.

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April 2016
April
19
May 2016
May
13
February 2017
Feb
07

[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 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…

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Feb
28

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Ellen Bass Reading

February 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

We’re excited to be providing books for the following event: Ellen Bass will reading as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series. Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar, was published in April 2014 by Copper Canyon Press. Her previous poetry books include The Human Line (2007), named a Notable Book by the San Francisco Chronicle, and Mules of Love (2002), which won the Lambda Literary Award. In 1973, she co-edited (with Florence Howe) the…

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April 2017
April
05

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Alice Notley Reading

April 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We’re excited to be providing books for the following event: Alice Notley will be reading as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series. Awarded the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of American literature’s most distinguished honors, Alice Notley has become one of the most highly regarded figures in American poetry. Her newest collection, Certain Magical Acts, sets out to explore the world and its difficulties, from the recent economic crisis and climate change to the sorrow of…

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May 2017
May
02

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Carl Phillips Reading

May 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re excited to be providing books for the following event: Carl Phillips will be reading as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series. Referred to as “one of America’s most original, influential, and productive of lyric poets,” Carl Phillips is the author of a dozen books of poetry and two works of criticism. He was born in Everett, Washington in 1959, and his family moved frequently around the United States. He earned a BA from Harvard, an MAT…

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October 2017
Oct
09

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Stephen (Steph) Burt

October 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Stephen (Steph) Burt is a gender fluid poet, literary critic, and an English professor at Harvard University. Burt’s works of criticism include The Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them; Close Calls with Nonsense: Reading New Poetry, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; The Art of the Sonnet, written with David Mikics; The Forms of Youth: 20th-Century Poetry and Adolescence; Randall Jarrell on W.H. Auden, written with Hannah Brooks-Motl; and Randall Jarrell and His Age.…

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November 2017
Nov
13

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: A. E. Stallings

November 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Poet and translator A. E. (Alicia) Stallings studied classical Latin and Greek at the University of Georgia and the University of Oxford, and has lived in Athens, Greece, since 1991. Known for her mastery of highly structured forms, her writing mines the classical world and traditional poetic techniques to craft precise and emotional dialogues between the ancient culture of her adopted homeland and contemporary concerns. “Through her technical dexterity and graceful fusion of content and form,” writes the MacArthur Foundation…

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January 2018
Jan
16

[Offsite] Sherman Alexie Loves: Nikki Giovanni

January 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“Sherman Alexie Loves” is a three-part series curated by Seattle’s favorite novelist, poet, playwright, and children’s author, Sherman Alexie, and highlighting authors he loves and champions. This event takes place at Benaroya Hall \ Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall and will be hosted by Nikkita Oliver. Nikkita is a poet, teacher, lawyer, and community activist who was the Peoples Party candidate for Mayor of the City of Seattle.  “I think I was lucky because I was always sniffling. Colds; allergies; something or another.…

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