conducted by Alex Gallo-Brown
Join us at Open Books to hear poems from recent contributors and to celebrate 60 years of Poetry Northwest.
On the occasion of Hugo House’s Poets & Artists for Migrant Justice: Benefit Reading
Events featuring David Hernandez, Camille Dungy, Erika Meitner, Geffrey Davis, Keetje Kuipers, Leila Chatti, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Sierra Nelson, Supritha Rajan, Troy Jollimore, Sierra Nelson, Kary Wayson, Wendy Willis, David Biespiel, Heather Altfeld, Laura Read, Zach Savich, and more
Wednesday March 4 7:30 pm Phinney Books 7405 Greenwood Ave. N Featuring local luminaries Elizabeth Austen, Suzanne Bottelli, Jessica Gigot, Laura Shoemaker, and Kary Wayson free! come celebrate the new issue in style…
Seattle’s Favorite Poems with Robert Pinsky – Free Event! THU, SEP 18, 2014, 7:30 PM Town Hall Seattle Celebrate beloved poems with other local poetry lovers in this special event, which is free and open to the public. Initiated in 1999, Seattle’s Favorite Poems brings together local luminaries, poets, and community members for an evening of –you guessed it–everyone’s favorite poems. Featured readers include Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate; Poet Heather McHugh; and Aidan Lang, Seattle Opera’s General Director. Hosted by KUOW’s Marcie Sillman, the night will also feature community members reading their chosen poems. Presented by: Town Hall, Seattle Public Library, Poetry Northwest, Seattle Arts & Lectures, and Hugo House. Elliott Bay Book Company is the partner bookseller for this event. Tickets: This event is free and open to the public; no registration required.
Please join us with Ed Skoog and friends for a certain-to-be-memorable two-evening run of poetry, music and performance! Where, Now? The Hugo House Theater in Seattle. When, You Ask? This weekend only. Friday August 22 and Saturday August 23 at 7:30 pm. Who Else? Sarah Galvin, Kary Wayson, Bill Carty, Sam Watts, Kevin Murphy, and more. So many more. More Information About the Event. Tickets.
Poetry Northwest is proud to be a sponsor of the AWP Conference in Seattle, February 26 – March 1, 2014. Find us at the Book Fair (South Hall, Table BB40), along with students and faculty of the Everett Community College Written Arts AFA program, who help produce each print issue. Please come visit us to pick up a copy of our latest issue, and learn about our plans for 2014 and beyond to ensure that Poetry Northwest remains the most vibrant poetry magazine in the region.
Poets, Powerpoint & A Delightful Misuse of Company Time What happens when a poetic imagination is given access to PowerPoint and far too much free time? The Ethereal Mutt Ltd. presents an evening of poetic explorations in slideshow form with Poets, Powerpoint & A Delightful Misuse of Company Time on July 19, 2012 at 7:30pm at West of Lenin in Fremont. Tickets to this one-night-only event are $30 and proceeds benefit Humanities Washington. The evening was conceived by West of Lenin proprietor and Humanities Washington trustee A.J. Epstein and Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. Featured presenters include Flenniken, Keri Healey (local playwright recently shortlisted for The Stranger’s Genius Awards) Peter Pereira (family physician and Copper Canyon Press poet), Martha Silano (most recent collection is The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception), Molly Tenenbaum (author of The Cupboard Artist), Barbara Earl Thomas (writer and painter whose work was appeared at Seattle Art Museum) and other special guests. Each writer will present original work accompanied by a digital slideshow, melding visuals and words into Powerpoint poetics. …
We’re pleased welcome recent Yale Younger Poetry Prize and recent Kate Tufts Discovery Award winner Katherine Larson for her northwest debut. Ms. Larson is a featured contributor to the spring Science Issue. She will read from her poetry at The Big Bang, our issue launch party at Liberty Bar on Wednesday, May 10, at 8 pm, alongside fellow Yale Younger Poetry Prize winner and local favorite Richard Kenney. On Thursday, May 10, she’ll participate in Poetry Northwest‘s annual spring symposium, at Everett Community College (at the ORCA lab, located at the Port of Everett Waterfront Center). Click here for more info. In anticipation of her visit, we share the article “Science & Stanzas” that she wrote for The Scientist, about her work as both poet and molecular biologist, and the interesting things they have in common. We also call attention to her recent appearance on the NewsHour, where she talks about her research and writing, and reads several poems in dramatic natural settings, like they did in ancient Greece. Above all, we invite you to join us …