Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Thurs. Feb 12, 2009 # 234

Thurs. Feb 12, 2009 # 234 Sherry Reniker, Jack Remick, Elizabeth Austin + Joannie Strangeland on The Writer's Craft

Elizabeth Austen was the Washington state “roadshow” poet for 2007. She provides weekly poetry commentary on KUOW, 94.9, public radio, and has poems forthcoming in Bellingham Review and Crab Creek Review. Her audio CD, skin prayers, is available at elizabethausten.org. She makes her living as a communications specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Sherry Reniker is a poet, editor, and college instructor of writing. She spent 15 years in Tokyo where she edited World's Edge, an anthology of poetry and photography, and published her first short collection, Geo Frictions. As a poet, she has been compared to Mina Loy.

Joannie Kervran Stangeland’s chapbook Weathered Steps was published by Rose Alley Press. A Steady Longing for Flight won the Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award. In 2003, Joannie was a Jack Straw artist-in-residence. More recently, her work has appeared in Illya’s Honey, Pinyon, and Pontoon.

JACK REMICK is a writer, teacher, and editor. His publications include Terminal Weird, short stories; The Stolen House, a novel, and The Seattle Five Plus One, an anthology of poetry. Fction includes three California novels: Pacific Coast Highway; The Deification of Jack Kerouac; and Berkeley ‘71: Book of the Dead.