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A reading by Sarah Riggs (Pomme & Granite, 1913 Press) and Sarah Mangold (Giraffes of Devotion, Kore Press).


Sarah Riggs is a writer and artist, born in New York where she is now based, after having spent over a decade in Paris. Before directing Six Lives: A Cinepoem, she produced The Tangier 8 at the Cinémathèque de Tanger in Morocco, which was screened at the Berlin Film Festival and the Tate Modern Museum among other international venues. She is the author of five books of poetry in English: Waterwork (Chax, 2007), Chain of Minuscule Decisions in the Form of a Feeling (Reality Street, 2007), 60 Textos (Ugly Duckling, 2010), Autobiography of Envelopes (Burning Deck, 2012), and Pomme & Granite (1913 Press, 2015) which won a 1913 poetry prize.

Sarah Mangold is the author of Giraffes of Devotion (Kore Press, 2016), Electrical Theories of Femininity (Black Radish Books, 2015) and Household Mechanics (New Issues, 2002), selected by C.D. Wright for the New Issues Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts 2013 Poetry Fellowship as well as residencies from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Willapa Bay AIR and a grant from the Seattle Arts Commission. She is the founder and editor of the print literary journals Scout (2000-2002) and Bird Dog, a journal of innovative writing and art (2002-2009). She earned her BA in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma and MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Born in Omaha and raised in Oklahoma, she now lives and works in Seattle.
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