Please join us at 7 pm at The Station Cafe,
2533 16th Avenue South, in Seattle's
Beacon Hill neighborhood
Featured readers: Rebecca Hoogs
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!