Flight of Poets

Thu Oct 11, 2012
Hotel Rex
Food & Drink, Literary, Poetry, Wine Tasting
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Wine and poetry have always made a delicious duet. At this reading, curated by Hollie Hardy and Tess Taylor, internationally renowned sommelier Christopher Sawyer pairs six talented poets with six exquisite wines carefully selected to illuminate their work.

Readings by: Jennifer Foerster, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Glyn Maxwell, Katie Peterson, Dean Rader, & Alexandra Teague.

$15 entry fee includes wine flight of six tastes.

Flight of Poets has sold out the last two years in a row!

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JENNIFER FOERSTER studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts and Vermont College of Fine Arts, and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford. A book of her poems is forthcoming from University of Arizona Press.

JEANNINE HALL GAILEY is Poet Laureate of Redmond, WA and author of Becoming the Villainess and She Returns to the Floating World. Her poems have been featured on The Writer’s Almanac and Verse Daily. http://www.webbish6.com.

GYN MAXWELL is a British poet and playwright. His Selected Poems, One Thousand Nights and Counting, was published last year by Farrar Straus. Many of his plays have been performed in London and New York.

KATIE PETERSON is the author of This One Tree (New Issues, 2006), The Accounts (University of Chicago, 2013) and Permission (New Issues, 2014). She teaches at Tufts University.

DEAN RADER's Works & Days won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize, and appears in the 2012 Best American Poetry. He writes and reviews regularly for San Francisco Chronicle and The Huffington Post.

ALEXANDRA TEAGUE is author of Mortal Geography. Her poetry has appeared in FIELD, Slate, Prairie Schooner, and Gulf Coast. She is Assistant Professor of Poetry at University of Idaho and an editor for Broadsided Press.

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