"Who Will Speak?" A celebration of poetry and readers
"in the marketplace, the butcher lifts
our tongue from a bed of ice, shouts: Who will speak for this flesh"
--Roger Reeves, from "Cymothoa exigua"
On December 18th, join Copper Canyon Press and Richard Hugo House for a celebration of poetry and the people who read it. Meet authors Roger Reeves and Natalie Diaz, who will read from their debut books, and watch special guests interpret great works by other Copper Canyon poets. Do your holiday shopping at our book sale. Allow us to introduce you to our newest (and tried and truest) titles.
The first 100 RSVPs will receive a complimentary book of poetry at the door.
7-8PM Book sale, cash bar, and dessert mixer
9-10PM Raise a glass to another good year in poetry!
About Copper Canyon Press
We are a nonprofit publisher that believes that poetry is vital to language and living. Since 1972, Copper Canyon has published over 400 titles, including works by Nobel Laureates Pablo Neruda, Czeslaw Milosz, and Octavio Paz; Pulitzer Prize-winners W.S. Merwin, Theodore Roethke, and Ted Kooser; National Book Award-winners Lucille Clifton, Hayden Carruth, and Ruth Stone; and many more, including contemporary poets Ed Skoog, Lisa Olstein, and Dean Young.
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1634 11th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122