2013- 2014 POET LAUREATE EVENTS IN WASHINGTON STATE
(OFFICIAL EVENTS DESIGNATED WITH “–PL–”)
April 1, Richland: Richland Public Library Reading with poet Debora Greger, marking the 70th Anniversary of the Hanford Site. 6:30 pm. –PL–
April 2, Sammamish: Calling All Poets, with Michael Dylan Welch. 7:00 pm –PL–
April 5, Seattle: Hugo House: Launch of the Pacific Poetry Project anthology by Ooligan Press: Alive at the Center. 7:00 pm.
April 6, afternoon, Seattle: A Tea Party for the Union Gospel Mission. Hope Place, 2:00 – 4:00 pm –PL–
April 8, Seattle: Seattle First Baptist Church on Capitol Hill. A reading sponsored by Elliott Bay Books and the Seattle Public Library to celebrate the launch of Caroline Kennedy’s new anthology, Poems to Learn by Heart. 7:00 pm. Free. –PL–
April 9, Everett: A visit to Arch Bishop Murphy HS. Morning. –PL–
April 9, Seattle: Hugo House: Pecha Kucha with poets. 7:00 pm –PL– (Moved to May 21)
April 10, Port Angeles, Community writing workshop, 3:00 – 5:00. A Reading for the Friends of the Library. Port Angeles Public Library, 7:00 pm: –PL–
April 11, Tokeland: Shoalwater Bay Library workshop for youth. 3:30 pm –PL–
April 15, Bickleton: School visits. Community program in the evening. –PL–
April 16, Eugene, OR: Eugene Public Library Reading with Oregon Poet Laureate, 7:00 pm Paulann Petersen. –PL–
April 17, Vancouver, WA: A visit to the Vancouver School for the Arts. –PL–
April 18, Oak Harbor: Friends of the LIbrary Reading. 3:00 pm. –PL–
April 20, Brockton, MA: Reading with Sharon Bryan and Martha Collins at the Brockton Poetry Series at the Fuller Craft Museum.
April 21, Brookline, MA: Reading with Martha Collins at the Brookline Poetry Series.
April 30, Bellingham: Northwest Indian College. –PL–
May 1, Seattle, 7:00 am: Literacy Source breakfast (presenting a poem)–PL—
May 1, Seattle, University of Washington: Classroom visit to Holly Barker’s Anthropology class to speak about Plume. 1:30.
May 2, 2:00 – 4:00, Mukilteo: Friends of the Library Tea. –PL–
May 5, Vashon Island: Vashon Public Library: Community Writing Workshop, 12:00 – 1:30, Reading, 2:00 – 3:30 with Alice Derry and Allen Braden. –PL–
May 10 Pacific Beach: Visit to Pacific Beach Elementary. –PL–
May 11 Pacific Beach: Reading at Blind Dog Books, 7:00 pm. –PL–
May 14, evening, Orcas Island: Artsmith Reading at Darvill’s Bookstore, 6:00 pm. –PL–
May 16, Buckley: Friends of the Library event, 7:00 pm, Glacier Middle School Library. –PL–
May 20, Seattle: Poet at your Table reading and conversation about Plume.
May 21, Hugo House: Pecha Kucha event, 7:00 pm. –PL–
May 22, Seattle: Visit to John Muir Elementary and teacher’s workshop. –PL–
May 25, Port Angeles: Ray Carver 75th Birthday Celebration. –PL–
June 3: Seattle: Poet at your Table reading and conversation.
June 8: Gig Harbor Public Library poetry workshop. Afternoon. –PL–
June 9, Portland, OR: Studio Reading Series hosted by Leah Stenson.
June 21-22, Bellingham: Chuckanut Writer’s Conference. –PL–
September 16 – 19, Oberline, OH. Visit to Oberlin College.
September 29, Spokane: Bedtime Stories, Humanities WA. –PL–
October 3, Moses Lake: Hanford: A Personal History.
October 5, Seattle: American Society of Civil Engineers 100th Anniversary Banquet.–PL–
October 7 – 11: Visits to Asotin, Columbia, and Dayton. –PL–