Goddard Faculty Poetry Reading at Poetry City
with Janet Sylvester
Goddard Art Gallery
54 Main Street
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
At my first residency on the faculty of the Goddard College BFA in Creative Writing, I am honored to read some of my poetry translations with esteemed poet Janet Sylvester, in a celebration of National Poetry Month.
Chuckanut Writers Conference
Whatcom Community College
11:15 am to 12:15 pm, Friday, June 21, 2013
"You Are Here: Creating a Sense of Place in Your Writing"
I'm present a shortened version of the workshop that I originally developed with Midge Raymond for our joint book tour, and then refined while in residence at national parks in the four corners of the continental U.S.
4:15 am to 5:45 pm, Friday, June 21, 2013
9:00 to 9:45 am, Saturday, June 22, 2013
Writer's Studio Plenary Session
"Making Chicken Soup out of Chicken Scratch"
1:30 to 2:30 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2013
"Breathing Life Into Your Nonfiction"
I'll share the panel table with fellow Northwest writers Brenda Peterson and Thor Hanson, with the skillful moderation of Nan Macy.
I look forward to being part of the faculty of this delightful conference, co-presented with Village Books, for the second year! Events are open on to only those registered for the Chuckanut Writers Conference.
Please see my "teaching" page for information about upcoming writing workshops I am teaching.
You can read about past events here.
Listen to radio interviews about my book, No Word for Welcome:
KPFK, Los Angeles, June 2011 (20 minutes)
"Conversations," Seattle, July 2011 (10 minutes)
Public Radio International's "The World," Boston, August 2011 (8 minutes)
Shelagh Shapiro's "Write the Book," September 2011 (60 minutes)
Iowa Public Radio's "Exchanges," October 2011 (25 minutes)
Texas Public Radio's "Some Books Considered," January 2012
Viewpoints, February 2012
Listen to audio recordings of two of my readings here:
Jack Straw Writers Program,
Seattle, March 2008
See past events here.
|Photo above: The call to assembly
in the village of Pipila, Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2000. Photo courtesy of UCIZONI.
Photo to right:
Mr. McElroy tells the history of his community, Monkey
Point, on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 2001.