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Darryl Lloyd (Ever Wild)

From Broadway Books’s website: Darryl Lloyd, Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams We welcome Darryl Lloyd to Broadway Books with his new book Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams. Ever Wild is a mix of adventure memoir with enlightening doses of human history, geography, geology, botany, and a call for protection. Lloyd is the foremost authority on Washington State’s Mount Adams, a sometimes overlooked but never forgotten hulk of a mountain known as Pahto to its earliest inhabitants. He grew up on a ranch at the base of the mountain and devoted his life to learning about the mountain — observing the ebb and flow of its glaciers, photographing the play of light, wandering lush meadows and old-growth forests, hiking boulder-strewn slops, and…

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Sylvia Verange

From Broadway Books’s website: Sylvia Verange, Two Breaths, One Step: Hiking Across the Himalayas Artist, landscape architect, teacher, and traveler Sylvia Verange joins us at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 23rd, to read from her recently published book Two Breaths, One Step: Hiking Across the Himalayas, published by Rare Bird Books. From an early age, Verange loved the serenity of nature. Born in southern California, she keenly observed and studied the natural surroundings at hand, and began to draw and paint. Her early studies continued at UCLA, UC-Berkeley, and the University of Oregon, where Verange received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree. She has spent more than three decades carefully mastering how to use color, form, texture, and design to create her art. Her paintings…

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Carlos Reyes & Matthew Minicucci

From Broadway Books’s website: Carlos Reyes and Michael Minicucci We welcome two local poets to the Broadway Books stage: Carlos Reyes and Matthew Minicucci. In Along the Flaggy Shore: Poems from West Clare, the tenth volume of poetry from Carlos Reyes, the reader is returned again to Ireland, to the townlands of Letterkelly and Cloonanaha in County Clare. The poems in this collection capture the stark rural life that has now mostly passed, as Reyes attempts to gather the remnants of a way of life that was pushed aside and forgotten, painting a lyrical picture of a world gone by. In addition to his collections of poetry, Reyes has published many volumes of translations and a memoir, Keys to the Cottage, Stories from the West…

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From Broadway Books’s website: Broadway Books celebrates the fall 2018 issue of Windfall magazine with a reading by four northwest poets represented in the issue. Reading at the store on Tuesday, October 16th, at 7 pm will be Emily Antonia Fox Garcia, Andrea Hollander, Tim Raphael, and Lex Runciman, as well as the journal’s co-editors Michael McDowell and Bill Siverly. Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place features poetry which captures the spirit of place as part of the essence of the poem. The journal particularly emphasizes poetry written in the Pacific Northwest that is attentive to the relationships between people and the landscapes in which we live. It has been published since 2002.

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Courtenay Hameister

From Broadway Books’s website: Courtenay Hameister, Okay Fine Whatever On Tuesday, October 9th, at 7 pm Courtenay Hameister joins us to read from her memoir Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, published by Little,Brown. The book tells the story of one chronically anxious woman’s hilarious yearlong quest to change her own timid nature by seeking out the kinds of experiences she’s spent her life avoiding – such as spending the afternoon in a sensory deprivation tank, attending a fellatio class, having a session with a professional cuddler, and braving twenty-eight first dates. The book reminds us that it is possible to become bold, or at least bold-ish, a little at a time.…

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Arn Strasser

From Broadway Books’s website: Arn Strasser, Terrain Local poet and artist Arn Strasser joins us on Thursday, October 11th, at 7 pm to read from his newest collection of poems, Terrain, published by Budding Branch Books. This fourth collection of poems, contains a variety of poetic expressions – to love and nature, joy and loss, and what it means to be human. One section of the book features poems based on artists and writers and covers a diverse spectrum including Eva Hesse, Joan Miro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Mark Rothko. A longer poem, “Devotion,” is a meditation on the experience of being a poet. The book includes original artwork by the author as well. (You can also see some of his framed artwork hanging at…

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