Come out to Redmond Library at 7 PM on Thursday, December 6th to a panel on poetry and e-books, social media for poets, and other discussions of poetry and technology, hosted by me, Jeannine Hall Gailey, with two special guests: e-book publishers and editors of Crab Creek Review, Kelli Russell Agodon and Annette Spaulding-Convy. Come with questions. Refreshments will be provided!
Annette Spaulding-Convy is a poet and editor in the Seattle area. Her full length collection, In Broken Latin, was published by the University of Arkansas Press (Fall 2012) as a finalist for the Miller Williams Poetry Prize. Her chapbook, In the Convent We Become Clouds, won the 2006 Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She was chosen for the 2011 Jack Straw Writer's Program and is a recipient of the Artist Trust GAP Grant. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review and in the International Feminist Journal of Politics, among others. She is co-editor of the literary journal, Crab Creek Review, and is co-founder and co-editor of Two Sylvias Press, with Kelli Russell Agodon. Two Sylvias has published the first eBook anthology of contemporary women's poetry, Fire On Her Tongue. Annette currently lives in a small community on Puget Sound and is originally from Northern California. http://www.annettespauldingconvy.com
Kelli Russell Agodon is the author of Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room (White Pine Press, 2010), Winner of the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Prize in Poetry and a Finalist for the Washington State Book Award. She is also the author of Small Knots and the chapbook, Geography. Recently she co-edited the first eBook anthology of contemporary women’s poetry, Fire On Her Tongue. Her work has appeared in magazines and journals such as The Atlantic, Prairie Schooner, and North American Review as well as on “The Writer’s Almanac” with Garrison Keillor.
Kelli is the editor of Seattle’s literary journal, Crab Creek Review and the co-founder of Two Sylvias Press. She lives in the Northwest where she is a mountain biker, paddleboarder, and kayaker. She is recently completed her third book of poems, Hourglass Museum.
Visit her at www.agodon.com or on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/agodon
She writes about living and writing creatively on her blog, Book of Kells at: www.ofkells.blogspot.com
Annette's photo by Ronda Broatch
Kelli's photo by Delaney Russell Agodon