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UWT Poetry Festival & Community Vendor Fair

04/29/2024 - 6:30pm

Join us at UWT's Poetry Festival and Community Vendor Fair. The evening with feature a reading and Q&A with poets Paul Hlava Ceballos and Laura Da', followed by an Open Mic at 7:30 pm. Community literary partners, including King's Books, will have booths with information and books!


Paul Hlava Ceballos has received fellowships from CantoMundo, Artist Trust, and the Poets House. His work has been published in POETRY, Pleiades, Triquarterly, Poetry Northwest, and BOMB, among other journals and newspapers. His collaborative chapbook, Banana [ ] / we pilot the blood shares pages with Quenton Baker, Dr. Christina Sharpe, and Torkwase Dyson. He received his MFA from New York University and currently lives in Seattle.

Laura Da’ is a poet and teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is Eastern Shawnee. Her first book, Tributaries, was published by the University of Arizona Press and won a 2016 American Book Award. Da’ has held residencies at the Richard  Hugo House, Tin House,  and Jack Straw. Her newest book, Instruments of the True Measure, is the winner of the Washington State Book Award. Da’ lives near Seattle with her husband and son.


Event address: 
William W. Philip Hall - UWT
1918 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
banana [ ] (Pitt Poetry Series) By Paul Hlava Ceballos Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822966937
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 27th, 2022