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An Evening of Poetry
Monday, Apr. 9, 2018, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
An Evening of Poetry
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: Tara Hardy, Katy E. Ellis and Cynthia Neely.
DescriptionAn Evening of Poetry is a quarterly series of fresh voices in the local poetry scene.

Tara Hardy is a working class, Queer, Femme, chronically ill writer and founder of Bent a writing institute for LGBTQ people in Seattle. Her most recent book of poems, My, My, My, My, My won a 2017 WA State Book Award. She teaches at Hugo House and Path With Art and is the Arts Director at Gay City.

Katy E. Ellis grew up under fir trees and high-voltage lines in Renton. Her poetry appears in several literary journals and her fiction has appeared in Burnside Review, winning Third Place in the Glimmer Train super-short fiction contest. Katy co-curates the WordsWest Literary series, a monthly literary event in West Seattle.

Cynthia Neely is the author of three prize-winning chapbooks, her poetry has appeared in many journals and her essay work appears in The Writer's Chronicle and Cutthroat Journal. She is co-winner of the 2017 Paula Jones Gardiner Memorial Award from Floating Bridge Press. She lives in Leavenworth, sometimes on a mountain and sometimes by a lake.
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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