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Poetry Night - featuring WA 129 poets

WA 129 is a collection of poems by poets from around Washington State. Come and hear some of them read from their work. 

Seattle poet and teaching artist Laura Gamache has published two chapbooks through Finishing Line Press: Never Enough, this year, and nothing to hold onto. She was a Jack Straw Writers fellow in 1999 and 2002.

Seattle poet and teaching artist Laura Gamache has published two chapbooks through Finishing Line Press: Never Enough, this year, and nothing to hold onto. She was a Jack Straw Writers fellow in 1999 and 2002.

Jasleena Grewal is a freelance writer and poet. Her work has appeared in YES! Magazine and The Seattle Globalist. She is a graduate student studying psychiatry.

Jasleena Grewal is a freelance writer and poet. Her work has appeared in YES! Magazine and The Seattle Globalist. She is a graduate student studying psychiatry.

Tanya McDonald is known for her bright plumage and her haiku. A tea-drinker, Prius-driver, and wannabe naturalist/librarian, she is constantly distracted by birds and bookstores. Her alter ego is a novelist.

Tanya McDonald is known for her bright plumage and her haiku. A tea-drinker, Prius-driver, and wannabe naturalist/librarian, she is constantly distracted by birds and bookstores. Her alter ego is a novelist.

Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (forthcoming from Octopus Books), and his poems have recently appeared in the Boston Review, Ploughshares, Pinwheel, Iowa Review, and other journals. He is the web editor for Poetry Northwest.

Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (forthcoming from Octopus Books), and his poems have recently appeared in the Boston ReviewPloughsharesPinwheelIowa Review, and other journals. He is the web editor for Poetry Northwest.

Vikram Madan grew up in India and became an engineer until finally coming to his senses and embracing the arts. Now he paints, makes public art, and writes funny poems. See www.VikramMadan.com.

Vikram Madan grew up in India and became an engineer until finally coming to his senses and embracing the arts. Now he paints, makes public art, and writes funny poems. See www.VikramMadan.com.

Ross McMeekin’s debut novel, The Hummingbirds, will be published by Skyhorse in early 2018. His writing has appeared recently in Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, and Tin House’s Open Bar. He’s a former Hugo House and Jack Straw fellow.

Ross McMeekin’s debut novel, The Hummingbirds, will be published by Skyhorse in early 2018. His writing has appeared recently in Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, and Tin House’s Open Bar. He’s a former Hugo House and Jack Straw fellow.

Michael Dylan Welch served as Redmond’s poet laureate for two years. His poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in hundreds of journals, books, and anthologies in more than 20 languages. His website is www.graceguts.com.

Michael Dylan Welch served as Redmond’s poet laureate for two years. His poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in hundreds of journals, books, and anthologies in more than 20 languages. His website is www.graceguts.com.

Earlier Event: September 30
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