Thursday, May 29, 2008

Thurs. June 12, 2008 #227

Carol Levin 's chapbook Sea Lions Sing Scat was published 2007 (Finishing Line Press). Red Rooms & Others is due in August(Pecan Grove Press). Work appears in The Massachusetts Review, Third Coast,The Seattle Review, Pedestal, Cortland Review, Comstock Review & has collaborated in translating Chekhov’s plays.

Hadiyah Carlyle says she is now old enough to be a part of history. In the 60’s she was a single parent in Haight Ashbury. In the 70’s, she was the first and only female shipyard welder in Bellingham. Now she's completed UW's memoir writing program and hopes to get her story out “one of these days.”

Jourdan Keith, playwright, Griot, activist and educator, is Seattle Poet Populist Emeritus and Seattle Public Library Naturalist-in-Residence. Her work blends the textures of political, personal and natural landscapes to offer voices from the margins of American lives. Founder and Director of Urban Wilderness Project, she is a Hedgebrook alum.

Crysta Casey has been published in "Seattle Review," "Fine Madness," "Arkansas/Kansas Quarterly," "Berkeley Poets' Co-op," "Pontoon," and others. Her first book Is Heart Clinic (Bellowing Ark Press, 1993). She is the recipiant of a Richard Hugo Prize & is in her second decade of reading for It's About Time.

For the list of 2008 readers, visit the It's About Time. Also find our Writers Craft talks there.

Hope to see you soon,

1 comment:

monica Schley said...

Hi Esther, I was truly blown away at the quality of all of the features you had at this last reading! It was very fun.

Also, your post about Crysta is very thoughtful and I'm going to share this with her friends who might not know of it otherwise. Peace to you in our time of missing her...