While we are in transition and searching for a stable home base, we will continue to produce events with some of our neighborhood partners.
The AltLib Popup Series will present roving events to continue supporting expansive art projects and dig deep for uncommon cultural exchanges. If you’re interested in setting up a show with us, please read our booking page and send us an e-mail.
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Poetrynite ft Kami Westoff & Liz Vignali
April 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
April is National Poetry Month so we’re booking a whole slew of poets to keep your Monday nights busy.
Tonight we have Kami Westoff and Elizabeth Vignali. As usual signup for the open mic starts around 7 and we’ll have our features reading about halfway through.
Elizabeth Vignali is an optician and writer in the Pacific Northwest, where she coproduces the Bellingham Kitchen Sessions reading series. She is the author of Object Permanence and coauthor of Your Body A Bullet. Her poems and essays have appeared in Willow Springs, Cincinnati Review, Mid-American Review, Timber, Tinderbox, The Literary Review, and elsewhere.
Kami Westhoff is the author of Sleepwalker, winner of Minerva Rising’s Dare to Be Contest, and Your Body a Bullet, co-written with Elizabeth Vignali. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Meridian, Carve, Third Coast, Passages North, The Pinch, West Branch, Booth, and Waxwing. She teaches creative writing at Western Washington University.
RSVP and more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/356035561911213/
The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight.
All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals.
Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the years as it moved to different locations.
Poetrynight is a program under the Whatcom poetry series, and besides the weekly open mic/feature, can provide creative writing workshops for schools.