Monday, November 28, 2005

Weathered Pages Visits the Tri-Cities

Reading and Book Signing:
This Friday, December 2nd,
8-10 pm at the WSU Tri-Cities branch campus.

Featured poets include:
Linda Andrews, Dan Lamberton,
Doug Johnson, and Keely Murphy

The event is also an open mic, so all Weathered Poets are encouraged to come and participate. Please help us
by forwarding this link to anyone you think might be interested in this first out-of-town Weathered Pages reading.

Here's a link for directions:
WSU-TC Auditorium, 2710 University Dr., Richland, WA 99354 (See map)

Linda Andrews' poems have appeared widely in journals and magazines. She has received the Richard Blessing Award, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and the Ucross Foundation Fellowship. Her book of poems, Escape of the Bird Women, received a 1999 Washington State Governor's Award. She has worked as a speechwriter and editor in the health care field and in this capacity has been published in several professional periodicals, including The New England Journal of Medicine. She teaches English at Walla Walla College.

Dan Lamberton teaches at Walla Walla College. His poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, Sojourners, Northern Lights and other journals and anthologies. He has an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Washington.

Doug Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in educational psychology and is in press with the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. As a high school English teacher he writes poetry on scraps of paper in between teaching, and caring for his family. Besides 14 lines, 3 strikes being his second piece in the Working Signs project he is published recently in Weathered Pages. He loves riding his Harley, playing piano, seeking silence and his angel-Tanya.

Keely Murphy is a writer from the Yakima Valley who has been recognized by Prism, the YVCC Student Arts and Literary Journal, and also by the Allied Arts Council of Yakima County. Most recently published by Blue Begonia Press, her book This Steady Place is a collection of poems in the Working Signs chapbook series.