Jun 29, 2010

It's About Time Writers Reading Series: July 8, 2010

It's About Time Writers Reading Series
2nd Thursdays of each month
6:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Ballard Branch Seattle Public Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.
Seattle , WA 98107

July 8th will feature:
Michael Spence has driven buses for King County Metro Transit for twenty-five years. His poems have appeared recently in The New Criterion, The North American Review, The Sewanee Review, The Southern Review, and others. His latest book, CRUSH DEPTH, was published last year by Truman State University Press." His Writer’s Craft talk is "From History to Poem: More Than Just the Facts."
Thomas Aslin, who is from Spokane, has an M.F.A. from Montana where he studied with Madeline DeFrees and the late Richard Hugo. His publications include a chapbook, Sweet Smoke, and a full-length collection, A Moon over Wings, which was a finalist for the 2009 Washington State Book Award.
Bethany Reid's poems have recently appeared in Stringtown, Timber Review, Pontoon, Cairn, Santa Clara Review, Crosscurrents, Calyx, The Sun, and Blackbird (available at http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v9n1/poetry/reid_b/memory_page.shtml). This summer she is chasing after her three daughters (ages 16, 16, and 10!), teaching on-line, and writing a horse story.
Rebecca Meredith is a poet, writer and psychoanalyst. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, and featured on KUOW. She is currently serving a two year term as Redmond’s first poet laureate and has just begun a new literary blog, which can be found at www.rspoetica.com

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