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CANCELED - John Freeman and Natalie Diaz Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 7 – 8:10 p.m.
CANCELED - John Freeman and Natalie Diaz
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us to hear literary editor and poet John Freeman (Maps) and Mojave poet and former professional athlete Natalie Diaz (My Brother Was an Aztec) read poetry and discuss inequality and invisibility.
DescriptionNatalie Diaz was born and raised on the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation in Needles, California. Having played professional basketball for four years in western Europe and Asia, Diaz returned to the states to complete her MFA at Old Dominion University in 2007. She has received the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize and her work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including Prairie Schooner, Nimrod International, and North American Review. She lives in Surprise, Arizona.

John Freeman is the editor of Freeman's, a literary biannual of new writing, and executive editor of Lit Hub. His books include How to Read a Novelist and The Tyranny of E-mail, as well as Tales of Two Cities, an anthology of new writing about inequality in New York City today. His latest book is Maps, a collection of poems. His work is translated into more than twenty languages and has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The New York Times. The former editor of Granta, he teaches writing at The New School and New York University.
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NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with Copper Canyon Press and Elliott Bay Book Company. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for $6 after 5 p.m.
Recorded for PodcastThis event will be recorded for future podcast.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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