Christine Deavel


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.