The Cabinet Of Curiosities: Poetry

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Lit Crawl Seattle says
Poetry about things that make us go “hmmm.” Hosted by Rebekah Anderson with Lucy Hitz, Jourdan Keith, and Maggie Hess.

About the Writers
Rebekah Anderson is one of the founding members of Lit Crawl Seattle. This year, she will be managing most of the venue wrangling, working on marketing and PR, and curating a few of the readings. She is the Director of Marketing for Sasquatch Books in Seattle and has an MFA in Fiction from NYU. She probably holds a world record for longest time spent working on a first novel and promises to finish it soon.

Lucy Hitz graduated from UNH with an MFA in poetry, where she studied with David Rivard and Charles Simic, among others. Her work has been published in ROAR, La Fovea, and elsewhere. She blogs over at PreppingFor30.com, and was born and raised in New York City.

Jourdan Keith's poetry is currently featured at the Northwest African American Museum. A contributing writer for Orion Magazine, her essays, "Desegregating Wilderness" and " At Risk" were chosen for the 2015 Best American Science and Nature Writing Anthology. She has been awarded fellowships from Wildbranch, Santa Fe Science Writing workshop, VONA, Hedgebrook, and Jack Straw. She received awards from Artist Trust, 4Culture and Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture for her choreopoem/play, The Uterine Files and Coyote Autumn, a memoir. Seattle Poet Populist Emeritus and Seattle Public Library’s first naturalist-in-Residence, she is storyteller in the Griot tradition and student of Sonia Sanchez. An excerpt from her memoir, is included in the travel writing anthology Something to Declare (University of Wisconsin). She is at work on a series of linked essays called Tugging at the Web, an expansion of her TEDx Talk.
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