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Copper Canyon's Annual Poetry Party
Hugo House
Seattle, WA
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Copper Canyon's Annual Poetry Party
Featuring: Holiday book sale! Poetry reading! Meet & greet with the staff and friends of Copper Canyon Press!

       Who am I writing for?
       For you and everything alive inside of you.
             -Vicente Aleixandre
                Translated from the Spanish by Lewis Hyde

Please join Copper Canyon Press and Hugo House for our annual FREE celebration of poetry! We will celebrate the publication of Ursula K. Le Guin's SO FAR SO GOOD, the final poetry collection of a literary hero. Listen to local poets and luminaries read Le Guin's poems and their own, and shop our book sale with staff to help you find the poem that will light you up, or the collection that will make the perfect gift for the reader on your list. The right poem, as Vicente Aleixandre suggests, speaks directly to what's alive in us.    

Attendance is strictly limited to 200 people. The first 100 people to RSVP will receive a complimentary book of poetry at the door!

About the event
7-8 p.m. Meet the Press. Doors and cash bar open. Join Copper Canyon Press and Hugo House, and shop our holiday book sale where staff will play poetry matchmaker.

8-9 p.m. Meet the poems. Local poets and luminaries will pay tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin by reading her recent poems, and their own! Featuring readings by: Azura M. Tyabji, Jane Wong, Karen Finneyfrock, and and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.

9-10 p.m. Meet each other. Stick around to talk with each other about what poetry means to you and how it betters your life. Describe the poem you wish someone would write. Fill up on hope. Get a book signed. Raise your glass to another good year in poetry.


Hugo House (View)
1634 11th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Owner: Copper Canyon Press
On BPT Since: Dec 08, 2009
Elaina Ellis

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