The Poetry Series presents the best-established and emerging voices for readings and lectures, and continues to include a lecture co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry. Poetry Series events will be held at the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall at McCaw Hall.
See it ALL! Receive tickets to every event: Literary Art Series, Poetry Series, SAL Presents, Hinge, and Women You Need to Know.
Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. Elizabeth Gilbert excluded.
Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. Elizabeth Gilbert's ticket includes her latest book to be released in October.
Mary Szybist's Incarnadine won the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry. Robert Wrigley's Anatomy of Melancoly & Other Poems received the 2014 PNW Booksellers Award. Both poets live in the Pacific Northwest.
Linda Pastan has produced quiet lyrics that focus on themes like marriage, parenting and grief since the 1970s. She is the author of over 12 books of poetry and essays. Her newest book of poems, Insomnia: Poems will be released in October.
This event will feature a reading by Smith, a performance conducted by Roman and a conversation between the two of them.
Co-presented by Town Hall Seattle.
This National Poetry Month event celebrates the literary discovery of the decade: Pablo Neruda's Lost Poems: A Book Lauch Featuring Forrest Gander and Friends.
Co-presented with Copper Canyon Press
Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric (2014) winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry.