Christine Deavel has published poems and essays, including the poetry collection Woodnote (Bear Star Press, 2012), which received the Washington State Book Award. From 1995 to 2016, Christine, along with her husband, J.W Marshall owned and operated Open Books, the poetry-only bookstore in Seattle.
She is a patient and family liaison at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center.
Vicinity | Memoryall is her first play. You can listen to her sing her song, What the Moon Knows as part of the audio download for the book. She also appears in our film about Mary’s Dust along with Melinda Mueller, Laura Da’ and Kathleen Flenniken.
We are an independent press in Seattle, Washington. We publish collaborations between poets and artists of all types. We also have an interest in publishing contemporary Argentinian poetry in translation and supporting writers with an interest in Argentinian culture and Jewish history in Latin America. Gay-owned and queerly run.
Thanks to the Primo Levi Center for featuring our new Amelia Rosselli translation of "Diario Ottuso/Obtuse Diary". These folks are doing important work to remind us all about the horrors of fascism. bit.ly/2QKXQCZpic.twitter.com/jUpToqlmly
Of our books from last year, I think this @mizkatelebo line from "A Prayer to Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the Right Reasons to Wed" is the one that most often pops into my head, "the HOV lane to misery / is marrying a charming man too early." Yep.