Lit Fix 17: Fourth Anniversary

March 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
1325 E Madison St

Wednesday March 22 Lit Fix 17: Fourth Anniversary Kathleen Alcalá Kathleen Alcalá is the author of The Deepest Roots: Finding Food and Community on a Pacific Northwest Island, Mrs. Vargas and the Dead Naturalist, Spirits of the Ordinary, The Flower in the Skull, Treasures in Heaven, and The Desert Remembers My Name: On Family and Writing. Her parents were born in Mexico, and she was born and grew up in Southern California. She lives and works in the Northwest. Quenton Baker Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is the fact of blackness in American society. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, The James Franco Review, and CURA. He is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of the James W. Ray Venture Project award from Artist Trust. He is the author of This Glittering Republic (Willow Books, 2016). Laurie Frankel Laurie Frankel is the bestselling, award-winning author of three novels, including her new one, This Is How It Always Is. She writes in Seattle, Washington, where she lives on a nearly vertical hill from which she can watch three different bridges while she’s staring out her windows between words. She reads lots and makes good soup. Robert Lashley A 2016 Jack Straw Fellow, Artist Trust Fellow, and Stranger Genius Award nominee, Robert Lashley has published poems in such journals as NAILED, No Regrets, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, The Seattle Review of Books, and Cascadia Review. His work was also featured in Many Trails to the Summit, an anthology of Northwest form and lyric poetry, and It Was Written, an anthology of poetry inspired by hip-hop. He is the author of a full-length collection, The Homeboy Songs. Brian McGuigan Brian McGuigan’s work has appeared in Gawker, The Rumpus, Salon, The Stranger, The Weeklings, City Arts, and elsewhere, and he has received support from 4Culture, Artist Trust, and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. In 2010, The Stranger shortlisted him for the Genius Award in Literature, and in 2011, City Arts named him one of Seattle’s Power 50 Culture Makers. Currently he is the program director at Artist Trust, and he’s working on a memoir about fatherhood.   6:30PM // $5  // 21+ in the Den

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