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May 2019
May
15

[Offsite] WordsWest Reading Feat. Erica Bauermeister & ​Alan Chong Lau

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WordsWest Literary Series presents Erica Bauermeister & ​Alan Chong Lau at C & P Coffee Co., located at 5612 California Ave. SW. Join us!  Erica Bauermeister is the bestselling author of four novels. Her most recent is The Scent Keeper (St. Martin’s May 2019), is a moving and evocative coming-of-age novel about childhood stories, families lost and found, and how a fragrance conjures memories capable of shaping the course of our lives. The School of Essential Ingredients (Putnam, 2009) follows the lives of eight students and their teacher in a cooking…

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May
18

Reading with Rob Schlegel, Jessica Laser & Ryo Yamaguchi

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by Rob Schlegel, Jessica Laser, and Ryo Yamaguchi! Rob Schlegel is the author of The Lesser Fields (Center for Literary Publishing 2009) and January Machine (Four Way Books 2014). His third collection is In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps (University of Iowa Press 2019), selected by Brenda Shaughnessy for the Iowa Poetry Prize. With the poets Daniel Poppick and Rawaan Alkhatib, he co-edits The Catenary Press. He has recently taught in the MFA Program at Portland State University, and currently teaches at Whitman…

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May
21

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Jericho Brown

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will take place at At Seattle Central Community College—Broadway Performance Hall and is co-sponsored by Copper Canyon Press. Jericho Brown is the award-winning author of three books of poetry, including a forthcoming collection with Copper Canyon Press, each work posing questions about race, masculinity, and sexuality, often through the lens of the Bible. Jericho Brown is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment…

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May
23

[Offsite at Hugo House] Violence & Vulnerability: Poetry for Chaotic Times with Deborah Landau and Heidi Seaborn

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at Hugo House for a reading featuring two tremendous poets, Deborah Landau and Heidi Seaborn, as they share their experience of living and writing through chaos. Deborah will read from her new book, Soft Targets (Copper Canyon Press, 2019), and Heidi from her new debut collection, Give a Girl Chaos {see what she can do} (Mastodon Press, 2019). There will be a book launch reception and signing to follow.   Deborah Landau is the author of four collections of poetry. Her poems have appeared…

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June 2019
June
01

Reading with Shankar Narayan, Doyali Islam & Azura Tyabji

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for readings by Shankar Narayan, Doyali Islam, and Azura Tyabji! Shankar Narayan explores identity, power, mythology, and technology in a world where the body is flung across borders yet possesses unrivaled power to transcend them. Shankar is a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, winner of the 2017 Flyway Sweet Corn Poetry Prize, and has been a fellow at Kundiman; Jack Straw, and Hugo House. He is a 4Culture grant recipient for Claiming Space, a project to lift the voices of…

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June
02

Pre-Release Party for WOODLAND by Knox Gardner & Aaron Otheim

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

At this event, we’re celebrating Entre Ríos’ newest book Woodland, a collaboration between Knox Gardner and Aaron Otheim. Started during the early season fires of 2017, the book is a fractured and broken attempt to come to terms with the impending climate catastrophe though poetry, music, and essay. Knox will discuss a bit more about the background of the music of Edward MacDowell, that has been reconfigured by Aaron and how the poems relate to and attempt to fracture this Romantic…

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June
03

[Offsite] SAL Poetry Series: Solmaz Sharif

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will take place at Seattle Central Community College—Broadway Performance Hall.   Born in Istanbul, Turkey, to Iranian parents, Solmaz Sharif is the author of the poetry collection LOOK (Graywolf Press, 2016), a finalist for the National Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award and the winner of the 2017 American Book Award for poetry.

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June
12

[Offsite] A Sand Book: An Evening with Ariana Reines

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*Please note that this event will take place at Hugo House. Join us as poet-astrologer Ariana Reines reads from her new collection, A Sand Book. A Sand Book is a poetry collection in nine parts, a travel guide that migrates from wildfires to hurricanes, tweety bird to the president, lust to aridity, desertification to prophecy, and mother to daughter. It explores the negative space of what is happening to language and to consciousness in our strange and desperate times. From Hurricane Sandy…

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June
16

[New date!] [Class] Writing into the Catastrophic (as Scryers of the Possible) with Rusty Morrison

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

IMPORTANT: The date for this class has changed! This class will now be offered twice, once on Sunday, June 16 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and again on Monday, June 17 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The price is $95 per person, per class, and pre-registration is required. Reserve your spot here!  Writing into the Catastrophic* (as Scryers** of the Possible***) : *from Latin catastropha, from Greek katastrophē ‘overturning, sudden turn,’ from kata- ‘down’ + strophē ‘turning’ (from strephein…

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June
17

[Class] Writing into the Catastrophic (as Scryers of the Possible) with Rusty Morrison

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class will now be offered twice, once on Sunday, June 16 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and again on Monday, June 17 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The price is $95 per person, per class, and pre-registration is required. Reserve your spot here!  Writing into the Catastrophic* (as Scryers** of the Possible***) : *from Latin catastropha, from Greek katastrophē ‘overturning, sudden turn,’ from kata- ‘down’ + strophē ‘turning’ (from strephein ‘to turn’). —The stars, it’s said, will sometimes…

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