SPENCER REECE WILL READ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEATTLE
Poet Spencer Reece will be reading from his forthcoming collection of poems, The Road to Emmaus, at Richard Hugo House on Monday, March 25. The title poem recently appeared in Best American Poetry 2012, edited by Mark Doty.
The evening will include a screening of James Franco’s short film based on Reece’s poem, “The Clerk’s Tale.” Spencer Reece will also discuss his work at Our Little Roses orphanage for girls in Honduras, where he is currently spending a Fulbright Year. James Franco is producing a documentary about Reece’s work with the girls writing and illustrating poetry.
This event is free and is supported by Poets & Writers, Humanities WA, and ArtsWA.