Kelli Russell Agodon and Susan Rich to Read at Northwind

On Thursday, March 10, the Northwind Reading Series features poets Kelli Russell Agodon and Susan Rich.  The readings start at 7 p.m. at Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., in Port Townsend, Washington.

Kelli Russell Agodon is the author of the recently published “Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room”, winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize judged by Pulitzer-Prize winner Carl Dennis.  She is also the author of “Small Knots” and the chapbook, “Geography.”  Kelli is the editor of Seattle’s literary 28-year-old print literary journal, Crab Creek Review.

Susan Rich is a poet, teacher, and essayist. Her books include “The Alchemist’s Kitchen” (White Pine 2010), “Cures Include Travel” (White Pine 2006), and “The Cartographer’s Tongue”. (White Pine 2000). Susan’s recent poems appear in Antioch Review, Gettysburg Review, Harvard Review, and Poetry International.

Northwind readings are free, though donations are gladly accepted to support Northwind Arts Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting the arts to our community.  For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-437-9081.

Both Kelli and Susan will be leading afternoon workshops as part of the 2011 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference.