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Poetry Night: Emily Van Kley Book Launch

We are thrilled to host the book launch for Olympia poet Emily Van Kley and her first book of poems, The Cold and the Rust on Friday, March 23 at 7:00 PM. Emily will be joined by special guest Dawn Pichón Barron. Books will available for signing and purchase. 

Emily Van Kley’s collection, The Cold and the Rust, was awarded the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. Her poetry has also been honored with the Iowa Review Award, the Florida Review Editor's Award, and the Loriane Williams Prize for Poetry from the Georgia Review. You can find her recent work in Prairie Schooner, RADARBarrow Street, and Best American Poetry, among others. Raised on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, she now lives in Olympia, Washington with her partner, where she also teaches and performs aerial acrobatics.

Dawn Pichón Barron is a writer, educator, & advocate for human & civil rights. Currently, she is Director of the Native Pathways Program for Indigenous Scholarship at The Evergreen State College. Her work has been or is forthcoming in Yellow Medicine Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, WA 129 Poetry Anthology (Sage Press, 2017), Barrelhouse “ALPHA” blog, Pontoon, Of A Monstrous Child (Lost Horse Press, 2011), & the chapbook, “ESCAPE GIRL BLUES” (Finishing Line Press, January 2018).

Event date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
107 Capitol Way N
The Cold and the Rust: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780892554881
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Persea Books - March 13th, 2018

image created by sara mcnally | constellation & co | seattle, wa
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