When: August 17, 2012, 7pm
Elizabeth Myhr is a poet, editor and publisher. She co-founded Calypso Editions, a virtual, cooperative press that specializes in bringing literature in translation from around the world, as well as the work of emerging writers, to as many people as possible. Myhr holds a BA from the Evergreen State College and an MFA from Seattle Pacific University, has served as artist-in-residence at Centrum, and is a Milotte Foundation scholar. Her debut book of poetry the vanishings & other poems, edited by Derick Burleson, was published by Calypso Editions in October of 2011. Christianity Today noted Myhr’s debut as one of its three notable poetry books of 2011. Myhr currently serves as a manuscript judge and managing editor for Marick Press. She recently served as an editor at Web Del Sol Review of BooksRaven ChroniclesShining Horns. Her work has been published broadly in print and online journals. She lives and works in Seattle, Washington.