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Come see us at Wordstock in Portland!

Posted on November 09, 2017 by Ryo Yamaguchi

Wordstock 2017 is in just a few days! If you live in or are visiting Portland, come out to this incredible literary festival, this Saturday, November 11. We'll be there in the Fields Ballroom, Booth 64. Amazing presses, amazing authors, we can't wait. 

Wordstock Portland 2017

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In the Still of the Night is a Publishers Weekly Best Book 2017

Posted on November 08, 2017 by Ryo Yamaguchi

Dara Wier's In the Still of the Night was named a Best Book 2017 in poetry by Publishers Weekly! It's a very short and incredible list, and we are so thrilled that Wier's book is on it. The write-up calls it "a collection of deep wisdom." 

Check out the list here: https://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2017/poetry#book/book-NaN

And the full starred review in Publishers Weekly here: https://www.publishersweekly.com/9781940696577

Tons of Seattle-area events this week

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Ryo Yamaguchi

We couldn't have asked for a better week—starting today—for Wave author events. Tonight the Hugo House hosts Mary Ruefle for a talk on imagination at the Frye Art Museum here in Seattle. But that just kicks things off. The coming week we'll have CAConrad, Dara Wier, Don Mee Choi, and Eileen Myles all here for talks, lectures, performances, awards, and bookfairs. Details are below and also at our calendar. If you live around or are visiting the Puget Sound, come say hello at one of these events!


 

Friday, OCTOBER 13, 2017 7:00pm–9:00pm

Mary Ruefle will read as part of the Hugo House's "Word Works" series. More information and tickets can be found on the Hugo House website.

The Frye Art Museum Auditorium, 704 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA

 

Saturday, OCTOBER 14, 2017 10:00am–5:00pm

Mary Ruefle will conduct a day-long writing workshop as part of the Hugo House's "Word Works" series. More information and tickets can be found on the Hugo House website.

Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA

 

Saturday, OCTOBER 14, 2017 1:00pm–5:00pm

Wave Books will have a booth at the Small Press Fair at the Cascadia Poetry Festival.

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA

 

Saturday, OCTOBER 14, 2017 7:30pm

CAConrad will read along with Ianthe Brautigan, Sharon Thesen, Gary Lilley, and Tod Marshall on the Main Stage of the Cascadia Poetry Festival.

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA

 

Saturday, OCTOBER 14, 2017 7:30pm

Winners of the 2017 Washington State Book Award will be announced during an award ceremony. Finalists include Don Mee Choi. More information on the event can be found here, and more information on finalists can be found here.

Seattle Public Library Central Branch, 1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA

 

Sunday, OCTOBER 15, 2017 11:15am

CAConrad will conduct "KARMA HARVEST: A (Soma)tic Poetry Workshop" as part of the Cascadia Poetry Festival. More information and tickets can be found here.

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA

 

Tuesday OCTOBER 17, 2017 7:00pm

Dara Wier and CAConrad will read at Open Books.

Open Books, 2414 North 45th St, Seattle, WA

 

Wednesday OCTOBER 18, 2017 7:00pm

Don Mee Choi will present “Translation is a mode=Translation is an anti-neocolonial mode," a lecture on Walter Benjamin’s bread, Korean cornbread, warships, Ingmar Bergman’s The Silence, and Kim Hyesoon’s mirrors, among other things. Part of the Bagley Wright Lecture Series, co-presented by the Hugo House.

Fireside Room at the Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St, Seattle, WA

 

Wednesday OCTOBER 18, 2017 8:00pm

CAConrad and Dara Wier will read at Evergreen State College.

Evergreen State College, Seminar 2 Building, E Wing, Room 1105, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA

 

Thursday OCTOBER 19, 2017 7:00pm

Eileen Myles will read from her new book with Grove Press, Afterglow, at the Elliott Bay Book Company. 

Elliot Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave, Seattle, WA

Not one but TWO starred reviews in Publishers Weekly

Posted on September 22, 2017 by Ryo Yamaguchi

Our fall books are coming out strong in review land! Both CAConrad's While Standing in Line for Death and Dara Wier's In the Still of the Night have gotten STARRED reviews in Publishers Weekly! Check out the reviews below!

In the Still of the Night: https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-940696-57-7

While Standing in Line for Death: https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-940696-55-3

SALE on fall books!

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Ryo Yamaguchi

We are thrilled to announce our fall books, which include new collections from CAConrad, Dara Wier, and Cedar Sigo, as well the inaugural book in our new interview series: There You Are: Interviews, Journals, and Ephemera, which brings together an extraordinary collection of materials to tell the story of the remarkable poet, Joanne Kyger. We are also bringing out Mary Ruefle's My Private Property in a svelte paperback edition, brand new this fall. 

All of these books are now ON SALE, going through Labor Day. Paperbacks are 33% off, and hardcovers are 20% off. Check out the new titles here, and enjoy the discounts without need of code or magic, already arranged for you at checkout.

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