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West Coast Tour 2017, Seattle

  • Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar 1508 11th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors and special guests Danika Dinsmore, Carol Guess, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, and G.G. Silverman.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

Plus limited open mic.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2017 to January 15 2017. Come along and meet an indie press looking for new voices.

Danika Dinsmore is an award-winning author, spoken word artist, and educator. Over the past twenty-five years she has developed content for the page, stage, screen, and web. Her publications include three books of poetry, a spoken word CD, and a children’s fantasy adventure series. She often takes to the road, performing and teaching world-building and creative writing at schools, conferences, and festivals across North America.

Carol Guess is the author of sixteen books of poetry and prose, including Doll Studies: Forensics and Tinderbox Lawn. In 2014 she was awarded the Philolexian Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement by Columbia University. Her most recent book, With Animal, was co-written with Kelly Magee and published by Black Lawrence Press. Carol teaches in the MFA program at Western Washington University.

Natasha Kochicheril Moni, a first-generation American born to native Dutch and Indian parents, is a writer and a licensed naturopathic doctor in WA State. In 2014, Two Sylvias Press released Natasha's first full-length poetry collection, The Cardiologist's Daughter. Her poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews have been published in over fifty-five journals including Entropy, The Rumpus, Magma, Verse, DIAGRAM, Hobart, and Indiana Review. Natasha's latest poetry collection, Lay Down Your Fleece is now available for pre-order via Shirt Pocket Press

G.G. Silverman lives north of Seattle with a man and a dog-boy. Her work has won awards and has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Iron Horse Literary Review, Molotov Cocktail, Iconoclast, The Seventh Wave, Lunch Ticket, and more. She is currently working on a short story collection as well as her third book in a comedic YA horror series.



Earlier Event: November 5
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: November 10
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