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Submission Reading Series
November 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The reading is slated for poets Bill Carty (author of Huge Cloudy, Octopus Books), Sheila Dong (author of Moon Crumbs, Bottlecap Press), and Ally Harris (author of Dispersal, The Song Cave).
Join us for a one-off event celebrating the launch of books n chapbooks by writers from the Pacific Northwest. Bill Carty (Seattle), Sheila Dong (Corvallis), and Ally Harris (Portland) will be reading from their newest releases, and the event will be emceed by Kate Garklavs Saul and Aaron Hand of Submission Reading Series.
Doors at 7:30pm
Reading promptly at 8:00pm
Books available by cash and apps
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Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books) and the chapbook Refugium. He has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and Jack Straw, and was awarded the 2017 Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America. Originally from coastal Maine, Bill now lives in Seattle, where he is Senior Editor at Poetry Northwest. He teaches at Hugo House, the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars, and Edmonds Community College.
Sheila Dong grew up in Tucson, AZ and received an MFA from Oregon State University. Their poems have most recently appeared in Rockvale Review, Old Pal Mag, and Open Minds Quarterly. Sheila’s 1st chapbook, Moon Crumbs, was published earlier this year with Bottlecap Press.
Ally Harris is the author of three chapbooks of poetry, Dispersal (The Song Cave, 2019), Her Twin Was After Me (Slim Princess Holdings, 2014) and floor baby (dancing girl press, 2011). She graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop with an MFA in Poetry and has had poems appear in Denver Quarterly, Bennington Review, BOAAT Press, Tarpaulin Sky, The Volta, and more.
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