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J.W. Marshall & Christine Deavel Poetry Reading

October 13, 2008

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Monday, October 13, 2008

7:00pm Manor House, Armstrong Lounge

J.W. Marshall is the author of “Meaning A Cloud,” published by Oberlin College Press in 2008, the result of his winning the 2007 Field Poetry Prize. He is a co-owner, with Christine Deavel, of Open Books, a poetry-only bookstore located in Seattle and one of two such stores in the nation. His poetry has appeared in Alaska Quarterly, Cranky, Field, Golden Handcuffs Review,LitRag, Poetry, and other magazines. His two chapbooks, “Taken With” (2005) and “Blue Mouth” (2001), were finalists for Washington State Book Awards.

Christine Deavel, co-owner of Open Books, a poetry-only bookstore in Seattle, is the author of “Box of Little Spruce,” a chapbook published in 2005 by LitRag Press. Her work has appeared in Fence, Golden Handcuffs Review, The Iowa Review, Volt, and other magazines. In 2009, her piece “Of the Bird’s Wing There Are Tracts of Feathers” will be included in an anthology of artists and writers, to be published by the University of Washington Press. She is a graduate of Indiana University and of The Iowa Writers Workshop.

Co-sponsored by Watzek Library Special Collections

Refreshments will be served. Please contact Dyann Alkire at 503-768-7405 for further information.