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An Evening of Poetry Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
An Evening of Poetry
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereFremont Branch
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us for a quarterly poetry series where local poets read from their work and discuss poetry with the audience. Featured tonight: Claudia Castro Luna, Catherine Bull, & Scott Ferry.
DescriptionAn Evening of Poetry is a quarterly series of fresh voices in the local poetry scene.

Claudia Castro Luna served as Seattle’s Civic Poet from 2015 to 2017 and has recently been chosen as Washington State's new Poet Laureate. She is the author of Killing Marías (Two Sylvias Press) and This City, (Floating Bridge Press). Born in El Salvador, she came to the U.S. in 1981 and is the recipient of a King County 4Culture grant, and a Jack Straw Fellow.

Catherine Bull's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming from Bellingham Review, FIELD, Gyroscope Review, Literary Bohemian, The Operating System, and Poetry Northwest among other journals. She holds degrees in Poetry and English from Oberlin College and U.C. Davis and lives in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.

Scott Ferry helps Veterans heal as an RN. He attempts to be handsome enough for his wife and patient enough for his daughter. In former lives, he practiced acupuncture and was a high school teacher. Recent work has been featured in Radius Lit, Poetry Superhighway, and upcoming in Pontoon.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This series is presented in partnership with Floating Bridge Press.
Contact InfoFremont Branch 206-684-4084 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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