Poetry Moment

Dean Davis

Kate Peterson’s chapbook Grist won the Floating Bridge Prize and was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2016. Her poetry, prose, and interviews have been published in Sugar House Review, Glassworks, The Sierra Nevada Review, Rattle, Willow Springs, Hawai`i Pacific Review, and others. Kate is the director of Get Lit! Programs, home of Spokane’s annual week-long literary festival. 

Dean Davis

Kate Peterson’s chapbook Grist won the Floating Bridge Prize and was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2016. Her poetry, prose, and interviews have been published in Sugar House Review, Glassworks, The Sierra Nevada Review, Rattle, Willow Springs, Hawai`i Pacific Review, and others. Kate is the director of Get Lit! Programs, home of Spokane’s annual week-long literary festival. 

Kate Peterson reads "Choices" by Tess Gallagher

Oct 27, 2020
Dean Davis

Kate Peterson’s chapbook Grist won the Floating Bridge Prize and was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2016. Her poetry, prose, and interviews have been published in Sugar House Review, Glassworks, The Sierra Nevada Review, Rattle, Willow Springs, Hawai`i Pacific Review, and others. Kate is the director of Get Lit! Programs, home of Spokane’s annual week-long literary festival. 

Kate Peterson reads "The Sacred" by Stephen Dunn

Oct 26, 2020
Dean Davis

Kate Peterson’s chapbook Grist won the Floating Bridge Prize and was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2016. Her poetry, prose, and interviews have been published in Sugar House Review, Glassworks, The Sierra Nevada Review, Rattle, Willow Springs, Hawai`i Pacific Review, and others. Kate is the director of Get Lit! Programs, home of Spokane’s annual week-long literary festival. 

"Planting Tulip Bulbs" by Brooke Matson

Oct 23, 2020

Brooke Matson is a poet and book artist in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Eight years of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth deepened her study of physical science and the psychological effects of violence and loss. 

Matson's second collection of poetry, In Accelerated Silence, was selected by Mark Doty as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize and published by Milkweed Editions. 

Brooke Matson reads "Anti-Psychotic" by Franz Wright

Oct 22, 2020

Brooke Matson is a poet and book artist in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Eight years of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth deepened her study of physical science and the psychological effects of violence and loss. 

Matson's second collection of poetry, In Accelerated Silence, was selected by Mark Doty as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize and published by Milkweed Editions. 

Brooke Matson reads "Witchgrass" by Louise Glück

Oct 21, 2020

Brooke Matson is a poet and book artist in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Eight years of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth deepened her study of physical science and the psychological effects of violence and loss. 

Matson's second collection of poetry, In Accelerated Silence, was selected by Mark Doty as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize and published by Milkweed Editions. 

Brooke Matson reads "Looks Like a Boy" by Jamaal May

Oct 20, 2020

Brooke Matson is a poet and book artist in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Eight years of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth deepened her study of physical science and the psychological effects of violence and loss. 

Matson's second collection of poetry, In Accelerated Silence, was selected by Mark Doty as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize and published by Milkweed Editions. 

Brooke Matson reads "Land o' Lakes" by Matt Rasmussen

Oct 19, 2020

Brooke Matson is a poet and book artist in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Eight years of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth deepened her study of physical science and the psychological effects of violence and loss. 

Matson's second collection of poetry, In Accelerated Silence, was selected by Mark Doty as winner of the Jake Adam York Prize and published by Milkweed Editions. 

Derek Annis is the author of Neighborhood of Gray Houses (Lost Horse Press), the associate director of Willow Springs Books, the spokesperson and social media manager for Lynx House Press, and the manager of the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Their poems have appeared in The Account, Colorado Review, Epiphany, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review Online, Poet Lore, Spillway, Third Coast, and many other journals. To find out more, visit https://derekannis.wordpress.com/    

Derek Annis is the author of Neighborhood of Gray Houses (Lost Horse Press), the associate director of Willow Springs Books, the spokesperson and social media manager for Lynx House Press, and the manager of the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Their poems have appeared in The Account, Colorado Review, Epiphany, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review Online, Poet Lore, Spillway, Third Coast, and many other journals. To find out more, visit https://derekannis.wordpress.com/ 

Derek Annis is the author of Neighborhood of Gray Houses (Lost Horse Press), the associate director of Willow Springs Books, the spokesperson and social media manager for Lynx House Press, and the manager of the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Their poems have appeared in The Account, Colorado Review, Epiphany, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review Online, Poet Lore, Spillway, Third Coast, and many other journals. To find out more, visit https://derekannis.wordpress.com/     

Derek Annis is the author of Neighborhood of Gray Houses (Lost Horse Press), the associate director of Willow Springs Books, the spokesperson and social media manager for Lynx House Press, and the manager of the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Their poems have appeared in The Account, Colorado Review, Epiphany, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review Online, Poet Lore, Spillway, Third Coast, and many other journals. To find out more, visit https://derekannis.wordpress.com/    

Derek Annis is the author of Neighborhood of Gray Houses (Lost Horse Press), the associate director of Willow Springs Books, the spokesperson and social media manager for Lynx House Press, and the manager of the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. Their poems have appeared in The Account, Colorado Review, Epiphany, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review Online, Poet Lore, Spillway, Third Coast, and many other journals. To find out more, visit https://derekannis.wordpress.com/    

Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.

Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.

Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.

Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.

Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.

David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. Axelrod wrote the introduction, “My Interests Are People,” for About People: Photographs by Gert Berliner, which appeared in the summer of 2018 from Arts End Books. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared in 2017 from Lost Horse Press. Axelrod directs the low residency MFA and Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program at Eastern Oregon University.

David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. Axelrod wrote the introduction, “My Interests Are People,” for About People: Photographs by Gert Berliner, which appeared in the summer of 2018 from Arts End Books. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared in 2017 from Lost Horse Press. Axelrod directs the low residency MFA and Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program at Eastern Oregon University.

David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. Axelrod wrote the introduction, “My Interests Are People,” for About People: Photographs by Gert Berliner, which appeared in the summer of 2018 from Arts End Books. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared in 2017 from Lost Horse Press. Axelrod directs the low residency MFA and Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program at Eastern Oregon University.

David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. Axelrod wrote the introduction, “My Interests Are People,” for About People: Photographs by Gert Berliner, which appeared in the summer of 2018 from Arts End Books. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared in 2017 from Lost Horse Press. Axelrod directs the low residency MFA and Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program at Eastern Oregon University.

David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. Axelrod wrote the introduction, “My Interests Are People,” for About People: Photographs by Gert Berliner, which appeared in the summer of 2018 from Arts End Books. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared in 2017 from Lost Horse Press. Axelrod directs the low residency MFA and Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program at Eastern Oregon University.

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

Emily Walter writes, teaches and cooks in Missoula, Montana. Originally, from and educated in Michigan, she now calls Montana home with her husband and daughter. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in 32 Poems, High Country News, Narrative Magazine and others. 

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