Tuesday, June 7

Seattle Reading This Saturday at Hedreen Gallery 5:30

[Poetry w/ Sam Truitt (NYC) and Maryrose Larkin (PDX)]
Saturday, June 11 · 5:30pm - 6:30pm
The Hedreen Gallery
At Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
A reading organized by David Wolach, originally slated for Pilot Books (r.i.p.)

Sam Truitt was born in Washington, DC, and raised there and in Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of the forthcoming Vertical Elegies 6: Street Mete (Station Hill, 2011) and the previously published Vertical Elegies: Three Works (UDP, 2008), Vertical Elegies 5: The Section (Georgia, 2003) and Anamorphosis Eisenhower (Lost Roads, 1998), among other books. An excerpt of Raton Rex (from Three Works) was selected by Robert Creeley for 2002 Best American Poetry (Scribner), and his work has also been anthologized in A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years (Fence Books, 2009) American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon, 2000). His writing is in a semi-permanent installation at the Paramount Hotel's Whiskey Bar, designed by Philippe Starck, off Times Square in New York City.

For more Truitt, see ubu.com or samtruitt.org

Maryrose Larkin lives in Portland, Ore. where she works as a donor researcher. She is the author of Inverse (nine muses books, 2006), Whimsy Daybook 2007 (FLASH+CARD, 2006), The Book of Ocean (i.e. press, 2007), DARC (FLASH+CARD, 2009), The Name of this Intersection is Frost (Shearsman Books, 2010), and Marrowing (Airfoil, 2011). Maryrose is also one of the organizers of Spare Room, a Portland-based writing collective, and is co-editor, with Sarah Mangold, of FLASH+CARD, a chapbook and ephemera poetry press.

She is currently working on "Twenty Questions for Five Masters" a play for Language Master and voice.