Magdalena Zurawski & Shae Savoy

12063293_902358729845539_1374012561755344193_nSeattle Poetics Lab (SPLAB) brings two poets into one space for an evening of readings. Join us for this literary event in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill. A $5 suggested donation will support the readers.

Magdalena Zurawski’s poetry collection, Companion Animal, was published in 2015 by Litmus Press. Her novel, The Bruise (FC2 2008) won both the Ronald Sukenick Prize for innovative fiction and the LAMBDA Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction. Her online column on teaching aesthetics after Ferguson can be viewed at Jacket2. Zurawski teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia.

Shae Savoy is a Seattle poet, Tarot reader, and teacher whose roots tap deep toward Kansas. Shae has published five chapbooks and her work has most recently appeared in J Journal: New Writing on Justice; Sinister Wisdom; WomenArts Quarterly; Wilde Magazine; Pocket Guide; Paper Nautilus; Common Ground Review; Trivia: Voices of Feminism and the anthology Once Upon a Time. She was a shortlist finalist for Yemassee Journal‘s 2012 Pocataligo Poetry Prize.

Visit Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar’s website for more information about the venue: vermillionseattle.com

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson: Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos. Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily. *MOOC = Massive Open Online Course
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