Brightly Press Presents Shake The Tree

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Lit Crawl Seattle says
Carolyne Lee Wright, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, Deborah Woodard, and Kelle Grace Gaddis read from Shake The Tree: A Poetry Anthology, Vol. One. First 50 guests get a free copy. [21+]

For the complete Lit Crawl Seattle line-up, please go here: http://litcrawl.org/seattle/2015-schedule

About the Writers
Kelle Grace Gaddis is the author of MyMyths (Jouissance Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in Knot Literary Magazine, Shake The Tree, Entropy, Writing For Peace Journal, Blackmail Presses 37th Edition (2014) and Dove Tales “The Nature Edition” (2015) and elsewhere. She is one of 4Culture’s “Poetry on the Buses” contest winners (2015), and the winner of Jouissance Presses Chapbook Contest (2015). Her second chapbook, Polishing a Gem on the Surface of the Sea is currently a finalist in a national contest. The winner will be announced later in 2015. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington.

Natasha Kochicheril Moni‘s fiction, essays, poetry, and reviews have been published in over fifty journals, magazines, and anthologies including: Verse, DIAGRAM, [PANK], Hobart, Rattle, Indiana Review, and Fourteen Hills. Natasha’s first full-length poetry collection, The Cardiologist’s Daughter, was released by Two Sylvias Press in late 2014. To see read some of her work, please visit www.natashamoni.

Deborah Woodard is the author of Borrowed Tales (Stockport Flats, 2012). Her poetry has appeared in Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest (Ooligan Press, 2013), Filter, Handsome, Gargoyle, Shake the Tree, Zoland Poetry, and elsewhere. She has translated the poetry of Amelia Rosselli from Italian: The Dragonfly, A Selection of Poems: 1953-1981 (Chelsea Editions, 2009) and Hospital Series (New Directions, 2015). She holds a PhD in Literature from the University of Washington and teaches hybrid literature and creative writing classes at Hugo House.

Carolyne Wright‘s new book is the anthology, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace (Lost Horse Press, 2015). She has nine other books of poetry, including Mania Klepto: the Book of Eulene (Turning Point, 2011); four volumes of poetry in translation from Spanish and Bengali; and a book of essays. Wright lived in Chile and traveled in Brazil on a Fulbright Grant during the presidency of Salvador Allende; and spent four years on fellowships in India and Bangladesh, translating Bengali women poets. She returned to her native Seattle in 2005 and teaches for the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts’ MFA Program and at Hugo House. She also serves as a Contributing Editor for the Pushcart Prizes and a Senior Editor for Lost Horse Press.
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