Friday, March 5, 2010

Thurs March 11, 2010 #247

Time: 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Location: Ballard library

Thurs March 11, 2010 #247 - Michael Daley on The Writer's Craft: "Misdirections, making a new poem by imitating others"
+ Priya Keefe, Peter Ludwin, and Laura Snyder

Michael Daley published The Straits (Empty Bowl, Port Townsend) in 1983, Way Out There, essays (Pleasure Boat Studio, New York), in 2007, To Curve (Word, Cincinnati) in 2008 and Moonlight In The Redemptive Forest, his latest book of poems including an Artist Trust sponsored cd, was just released by Pleasure Boat Studio in February, 2010. Michael will be speaking on "Misdirections, making a new poem by imitating others."

Priya Keefe entered life through the door of the Pike Place Market. Publications include qarrtsiluni, Pontoon 7, Metro Poetry Buses, Drash, and Real Change. Performances include Seattle City Council, Bumbershoot festival, Bart Baxter Poetry in Performance, and Band of Poets. She taught a poetry class at Seattle Central Community College in fall of 2009 and is studying for an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College.

Peter Ludwin is the recipient of a Literary Fellowship from Artist Trust. He was the Second Prize Winner of the 2007-2008 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards, and a Finalist for the Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award. For the past nine years he has been a participant in the San Miguel Poetry Week in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he has studied under such noted poets as Mark Doty, Alfred Corn, Linda Gregg, C.K. Williams and Tony Barnstone. His work has appeared in many journals, including Common Ground Review, The Comstock Review, The Fourth River, Midwest Quarterly and South Carolina Review, to name a few. His first full length collection, A Guest in All Your Houses, was published in 2009 by Word Walker Press, which nominated several poems for Pushcart Prizes

No comments: