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Library News Release

Release Date: 06/18/2013

Join local poets Steven Quig and Juniper White for an evening of poetry at The Seattle Public Library July 8

An Evening of Poetry

Join us for the first session of a new quarterly poetry series with local poets from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday, July 8 at The Seattle Public Library, Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available on the street and paid parking is available in a parking lot across the street.


Local poets Steven Quig and Juniper White will read from their work and discuss poetry with the audience.


Quig has worked as a poetry editor for several literary magazines, and his poems have appeared in a number of local and national journals, including The Seattle Review, Poetry Northwest and Amethyst Review. He teaches English at North Seattle Community College.


White is a letterpress printer, woodblock carver, teaching artist and writer. Her poems have appeared in regional journals and were featured in the Tacoma Art Museum 20/20: Tacoma in Images and Verse broadside show. She founded Dwell Press, a letterpress print shop based in Tenino, Wash., in 2010.


This event is presented in partnership with Floating Bridge Press. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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