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Michael Magee Poetry Reading

11/17/2022 - 6:00pm

Join us for a night featuring poet Michael Magee reading from, and signing, his new collection Terra Firma Sacred Ground: Poems 1970-2022 (MoonPath Press 2022). He will also be reading from Self Variations: Travels in Greece and Turkey (Beaux Arts Press 2021).

Michael Magee’s plays and poetry have been produced and published in the U.S., England, and Greece. His other chapbooks include: Ireland’s Eye, A Trip to Jerusalem. His play Shank’s Mare was produced at Northwest Actor’s Studio and later became a movie which won a best actor award at the Bare Bones, Script to Screen Film Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A Night in Reading Gaol With Oscar Wilde was produced here and in Derby, England. He was co-editor of 2020 Tacoma: In Images and Verse and is editor and publisher of Beaux Arts Press. Recent work has been published in Cirque, Journal of Wild Culture, When It Rains It Pours Anthology, KindofaHurricanePress and VerseDaily.Org. He originally appeared in Poetry Northwest when David Wagoner was editor.  

He has lived in Seattle, San Francisco, London, Nottingham, England and now lives in Tacoma, WA. These poems are a culmination of work dating back to the 1970s when he was a student of David Wagoner and Bill Matchett at the University of Washington. He has written scripts for radio and dance, won first prize in the Dancing Poetry Contest in San Francisco and second prize in KindofaHurricainePress’ Editor’s Choice Awards. Michael has read at Shakespeare and Company, Paris and on BBC Radio 1, as well as being a participant in the Jack Straw Writer’s Program for radio in Seattle. He wrote several songs for the CD Vaudeville. He has been an Artist-in-the-Schools in Washington, Seattle Artist-in-Residence with the Seattle Arts Commission and Arts and Aging Team.

Event address: 
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Terra Firma: Sacred Ground Poems 1970 - 2022 By Michael Magee, Lana Hechtman Ayers (Editor) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781936657629
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Published: Moonpath Press - March 1st, 2022