Start: 7:00 pm
Co-presented with the E2 SEATTLE UNIVERSITY. As part of an ongoing collaboration with Seattle University's Creative Writing program, we welcome four writers currently teaching in the program to read from new and selected work. Program director Sharon Cumberland, author of the poetry collection, Peculiar Honors (Black Heron Press), will be joined by assistant professor Susan Myers, whose work has appeared in Calyx, Wilderness House Literary Review, and other journals. Also included are the program's two visiting writers: Stranger Genius Award- and Stonewall Award-winner Rebecca Brown, most recently author of American Romances (City Lights); and Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken, author of Plume (University of Washington Press).
HUGO LITERARY SERIES presents YOU ARE HERE with CHRIS ABANI, JONATHAN EVISON, CHERYL STRAYED, & JOY MILLS at Richard Hugo House
Start: 7:30 pm
Presented by RICHARD HUGO HOUSE. The 2012-13 Hugo Literary Series season concludes on a high note with a stellar quartet presenting original, specially created work on the theme "You Are Here." Poet Chris Abani, novelist Jonathan Evison, fiction writer/memoirist/advice columnist par excellence Cheryl Strayed, and musician Joy Mills should make for a very lively evening. For tickets and information, please see www.hugohouse.org. Richard Hugo House is at 1634 11th Avenue (just north of Pine Street).