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Wednesday, April 13 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace

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Editor Carolyne Wright and contributor Kate Lebo will read work from the Lost Horse Press anthology Raising Lilly Ledbetter:Women Poets Occupy the Workplace. They'll be joined by  Spokane poets reading work about their workplace experiences, including Maya Jewell Zeller (author of Yesterday, the Bees), Kathryn Smith, and Brooke Matson (The Moons). Following brief readings, the poets will take audience questions about the anthology, their work, how the subject of equal pay has risen to the forefront of our cultural conversation, and more.

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Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo is the author of two cookbooks, Pie School (Sasquatch Books) and A Commonplace Book of Pie (Chin Music Press). Her essays and poems have appeared or are forthcoming from Best American Essays 2015, Best New Poets 2011, New England Review, Willow Springs, Hobart, Gastronomica, and Ninth Letter, and she writes the "Cooking the Books" column for the Spokesman-Review. She works with food writers privately to midwife their cookbook... Read More →
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Brooke Matson

Brooke Matson is a Washington poet and educator. She attended Gonzaga University where she received her B.A. in English and her M.A. in Educational Leadership. The Moons, her first full-length collection of poetry, was published by Blue Begonia Press in 2012. Her poetry has also been published in Floating Bridge Review, several anthologies and various issues of RiverLit, for which she was the 2014 Poet in Residence.
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Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith is a graduate of EWU’s MFA program. Her poems have appeared in Mid-American Review, Bellingham Review, Third Coast, Ruminate, Cleaver Magazine, and several other journals, magazines and anthologies, and her work has been nominated for Best American Poetry and the Pushcart Prize. A mini-chapbook, Tracing the New Stars, was just published by Rock & Sling. She works at The Spokesman-Review as a copy editor and page designer.
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Maya Jewell Zeller

Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of the book Rust Fish (Lost Horse Press, 2011) and the chapbook Yesterday, the Bees (Floating Bridge Press, 2015); other essays and poems appear widely. Maya teaches writing for Gonzaga University, Central Washington University, and the Community Colleges of Spokane, and directs the Beacon Hill Reading Series. She lives north of town with her family. Learn more about Maya at her website: mayajewellzeller.com... Read More →

Wednesday April 13, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Spark Center 1214 W Summit Pkwy, Spokane, WA 99201

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