Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Jeremy Halinen and CAConrad Readings and Workshop

Veteran Pontoon poet Jeremy Halinen is celebrating the publication of his first book, What Other Choice, Exquisite Disarray's first winner, along with poet CAConrad, whose collection, The Book of Frank, is out with Wave Books. We are happy to announce their local readings, along with a workshop by CAConrad.

7:30 pm Saturday, 4/30/11, at Open Books: 2414 N 45th St., Seattle, WA 98103

5:00 pm Sunday, 5/1/11, at King's Books: 218 Saint Helens Avenue; Tacoma, WA 98402

7:30 pm Sunday, 5/1/11 at SPLAB: 3651 South Edmunds, Seattle, WA 98118 [NOTE: Parking is available on-site and SPLAB is three blocks from the Columbia City stop on the Link light rail.]

8:30 pm Monday, 5/2/11, at Poetrynight: The Amadeus Project; 1209 Cornwall Avenue; Bellingham, WA 98225

CAConrad's workshop is at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, 4/30/11, at SPLAB. It is sure to be a memorable one.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Call for Poems by Seattle Area Poets: The Pacific Poetry Project

The Pacific Poetry Project

A new anthology collecting work from Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C. poets, published by the exciting Portland State University publishing project, Ooligan Press.
Anticipated release date: April 2013

Seattle regional editors: Kathleen Flenniken, David Horowitz, and Cody Walker.

Kathleen Flenniken invites poets active in the Seattle area to submit up to five poems for consideration.
Submission deadline: June 1, 2011.

1. Poets need not be residents of Seattle, but they should be actively engaged in the Seattle poetry community.
2. Poems may be unpublished or previously published, but the poet must have rights and/or waive any fees for republication.
3. Submissions may be up to five poems. Please mail as a single attachment.
4. Include a 50 – 75 word bio.
5. In the body of your letter, briefly outline your involvement with poetry in Seattle: publication, editorial work, readings (organizing or participating), teaching, or ?
6. Submit work to
7. Please pass this call for poems to other Seattle-area poets.

More information about The Pacific Poetry Project
More information about Ooligan Press

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