Beacon Bards Reading in Seattle

Hello friends, I will be reading in Seattle’s Richard Hugo House, alongside some great poets, on September 14 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Please note this event takes place at our temporary home, Hugo House First Hill, at 1021 Columbia Street.

Beacon Arts brings its monthly reading series, Beacon Bards, to Hugo House First Hill. Featuring emerging and established poets, Beacon Bards regularly takes place at The Station Cafe on Beacon Hill every 2nd Wednesday of the month. This night, four local poets will grace our stage to take part in what Paul Constant of The Seattle Review of Books has called “Seattle’s literary back porch.”

David (2)David J. Daniels is the author of Clean (Four Way Books, 2014), winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize, and finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Poetry. He is also the author of two chapbooks, Breakfast in the Suburbs (Seven Kitchens Press, 2012) and Indecency (Seven Kitchen Kitchens Press, 2013). He teaches composition in the University Writing Program at the University of Denver.

KeetjeKuipersKeetje Kuipers is the author of Beautiful in the Mouth (BOA Editions, 2010) and The Keys to the Jail (BOA Editions, 2014). Recipient of the Pushcart Prize, her poems, essays, and fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Best American Poetry. Keetje is an Associate Professor at Auburn University where she is Editor of Southern Humanities Review.

Rachel MoritzRachel Moritz is the author of Borrowed Wave (Kore Press, 2015) and five poetry chapbooks. Her second full-length collection, Sweet Velocity, won the 2015 Besmilr Brigham Women Writer’s Award and is forthcoming from Lost Roads Press. Her poems have been published in American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, 26, TYPO, and Volt. Rachel received her MFA from the University of Minnesota and lives with her partner and son in Minneapolis.

Tiffany MidgeTiffany Midge is the recipient of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry for The Woman Who Married a Bear (University of New Mexico Press) and the Diane Decorah Memorial Poetry Prize for Outlaws, Renegades and Saints: Diary of a Mixed-Up Halfbreed (Greenfield Review Press). Tiffany is a humor and satire contributor for Indian Country Today Media Network, Sovereign Bodies, andQueen Mob’s Teahouse, and is enrolled with The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. She holds an MFA from the University of Idaho, and is Moscow, Idaho’s inaugural Poet Laureate.

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