On Wednesday, April 23rd at 7PM, at the Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042, I’ll be bringing three Seattle poets for a Poetry Coffeehouse.
Peter Munro is a fisheries scientist who works in the Bering Sea, the Aleutian Islands, the Gulf of Alaska, and Seattle. He is also the founder and host of Easy Speak Wedgwood, a monthly open mic at the Wedgwood Ale House.
Amber Nelson is the co-founder and poetry editor for alice blue review, as well as the editor of alice blue books. She’s the author of several chapbooks: This Ride is in Double Exposure (H-ngm-n), Diary of When Being With Friends Feels Like Watching TV (Slash Pine), Your Trouble is Ballooning (Publishing Genius), and Dutch Baby Combo (forthcoming from Dancing Girl). Her first full length book, In Anima: Urgency, is forthcoming from Coconut Books.
Paul Nelson founded SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Author of Organic Poetry and A Time Before Slaughter he’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Joanne Kyger, Brenda Hillman and many notable poets, presented poetry in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
Judith Roche is the author of three poetry collections, most recently, Wisdom of the Body, an American Book Award winner, has published widely in various journals and magazines, has poems installed on several Seattle area public art projects and has taught at various universities and teaches poetry workshops throughout the country.