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Poetry on the West Edge

Entre Ríos Books invites you to an afternoon of poetry on the 39th floor: an intimate reading series with sweeping views of the Sound and city.

For our first reading we are pleased to welcome Prageeta Sharma and Deborah Woodard.

THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT DUE TO LIMITED SEATING AND BUILDING SECURITY. You will not be allowed up the elevator without a ticket. Please help us make this a success by getting a ticket.

TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-on-the-west-edge-sharma-woodard-tickets-88956353849

ABOUT OUR READERS:

PRAGEETA SHARMA is the author of the poetry collections Grief Sequence (Wave Books, 2019), Undergloom (Fence Books, 2013), Infamous Landscapes (Fence Books, 2007), The Opening Question (Fence Books, 2004), which won the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize, and Bliss to Fill (Subpress, 2000). She is the founder of the conference Thinking Its Presence: Race, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Art. A recipient of the 2010 Howard Foundation Award, she has taught at the University of Montana and now teaches at Pomona College.

DEBORAH WOODARD is the author of two collections of poetry, Plato’s Bad Horse (Bear Star Press, 2006) and Borrowed Tales (Stockport Flats, 2012) and the recent dramatic poem, No Finis:Triangle Testimonies, 1911 (Ravenna Press, 2018). She has published several translations of Italian poet, Amelia Rosselli, including Obtuse Diary with with Roberta Antognini and Dario De Pasquale (Entre Ríos Books, 2018), The Dragonfly: A Selection of Poems, 1953-1981 (Chelsea Editions, 2009) with Giuseppe Leporace and Hospital Series (New Directions, 2015) with Roberta Antognini and Giuseppe Leporace. She teaches hybrid creative writing and literature classes at the Richard Hugo House.