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Northwind Reading Series: John Delany & Ed Harkness
Thursday, February 08, 2018, 07:00pm

On Thursday, February 8, Northwind Reading Series features John Delaney and Ed Harkness. The readings begin at 7 p.m. in Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St.

John Delaney recently retired after 35 years in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections of Princeton University Library, where he was head of manuscripts processing and then, for the last 15 years, curator of historic maps. He has written poems for most of his life, and, in the 1970s, he attended the Writing Program of Syracuse University, where his mentors were poets W. D. Snodgrass and Philip Booth. No doubt, in subtle ways, they have bookended his approach to poems. John has traveled widely, preferring remote, natural settings, and is addicted to kayaking and hiking. Waypoints, published by Pleasure Boat Studio in 2017, is his first book of poems. Why did it take 40 years? Life intervened.

Ed Harkness is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Saying the Necessary and Beautiful Passing Lives, both from Pleasure Boat Studio. His poems can be found online in Atticus Review, Cascadia Review, The Good Men Project, The Humanist, and Salt River Review as well as print journals including Chariton Review and Miramar. His most recent chapbook, Ice Children, was published by Split Lip Press in 2014. He lives in Shoreline.

Northwind is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that sponsors visual, musical and literary art events and education on the Olympic Peninsula. www.northwindarts.org

Suggested donation is $5.00. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-302-1159.

2018 Schedule

February 22
Andrew Schelling & Paul E. Nelson

March 8
Rae Armantrout & Rikki Ducornet

March 22
An evening with Floating Bridge Press authors Ben Cartwright, Katy Ellis and Alex Vigue

April 12
Tod Marshall - Project WA129 from Washington State Poet Laureate

April 26
Sandra Yannone

May 10
Richard Widerkehr & Gayle Kaune

May 24
Allison Green & Sharon Hashimoto

June 7
Geoff Bowman

June 21
Tidepools 2018

July 12
Carol Despeaux Fawcett & David Stallings

July 18
Writers' Conference Faculty: Alexandra Teague, Shawn Vestal & Patricia Henley

August 16
Kevin Clark & Stan Rubin

Art Port Townsend Ekphrastic Evenings

September 6
Shin Yu Pai & Norman Schaefer

September 27
Christine Hemp and David George Gordon

October 11
An Evening of Young Voices - Port Townsend High School Students

October 25
Roadstead: A Collaborative Project Of Poets & Visual Artists

Location Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St, Port Townsend, WA, 98368
Contact Bill Mawhinney, 360-302-1159
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