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Lit.mustest: Goddard Student Reading at Hugo House

Lit.mustest: Goddard Student Reading at Hugo House
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave., Seattle, Washington 98122


Students of the Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing program in Port Townsend present the third in a series of student-run readings. Join us for an evening of literature and friendship with live readings of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and dramatic writing by students and alumni.

Featured reader: Anna Bálint.

This event is all ages and open to the public. | There will be a cash bar. | Admission is free.

There will be a merchandising table setup where authors may sling their wares!  Parking is available at Hugo House. Street parking is free around Cal Anderson Park after 6 pm.

The evening will include work by ten authors. Another reading will take place later in the year to accommodate the popularity of the reading series. We hope to see you at both!

Anna Bálint is a 2001 graduate of the Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing program. She is author of Horse Thief, a collection of short fiction, as well as two earlier books of poetry: Out of the Box and Spread Them Crimson Sleeves Like Wings.  In the wake of 9/11 she organized Evidence of Compassion: A Reading of Middle Eastern & Central Asian Poetry and Literature. She also co-edited Poets Against the War, an anthology of poems protesting the Gulf War, 1991.

Her own poems and stories have been published in numerous journals and magazines including Calyx, Briar Cliff Review, Raven Chronicles, Clackamas Literary Review, Stringtown, and Knock. In 2001, she received the Starbucks Leading Voices award for her work with urban youth in the field of creative writing. She currently teaches at Antioch University and Richard Hugo House in Seattle.

If you are interested in signing up to read, please find contact information below. We will be accepting readers on a first come basis and sign up begins Wednesday October 10, 2012 at noon PST. Each reader will have 10 minutes. Please prepare accordingly

*For more information please contact Chelsea Werner, or John Christian Sevcik or  Marty Stegner.