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Monday, April 29, 2013

Next Beacon Bards Reading Features Rebecca Hoogs & Sierra Nelson, May 8 at 7 pm

Rebecca Hoogs
Sierra Nelson

Please join us at 7 pm at The Station Cafe, 

2533 16th Avenue South, in Seattle's 

Beacon Hill neighborhood

Featured readers: Rebecca Hoogs 

& Sierra Nelson

May 8: 

Rebecca Hoogs is the author of a chapbook, "Grenade" (GreenTower Press), 
and her poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, AGNI, Crazyhorse, 
Zyzzyva, The Journal, Poetry Northwest, The Florida Review, Cincinnati 
Review and others. She won the 2011 Southeast Review poetry contest. 
She is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony 
and Artist Trust of Washington State. She is the Director of 
Education Programs and the curator of the Poetry Series 
for Seattle Arts & Lectures teaches for the Creative 
Writing in Rome program for the University of Washington.
Sierra Nelson’s lyrical choose-your-own-adventure I Take Back 
the Sponge Cake, made in collaboration with visual artist 
Loren Erdrich, debuted from Rose Metal Press in Spring 2012, 
and her chapbook “In Case of Loss” is part of the Toadlily 
Press Quartet Series (Fall 2012). Nelson is a MacDowell 
Colony fellow, a 2011 Hackney Literary Award winner, 
and co-founder of literary performance art groups 
The Typing Explosion and the Vis-à-Vis Society
Her poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, 
City Arts Magazine, Crazyhorse, Thermos, DIAGRAM, 
Tin House, and Forklift Ohio, among others.

Arrive early for happy hour prices & a guaranteed seat! 
Bring a poem to read at the open mic that follows after 
the featured readers. Support local arts & artists 
through RockIt Community Arts, sponsor of this monthly series 
curated by yours truly. 
Please pass the word along about this reading to others who 
might be interested - thanks!


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