2017 AAWA Past Events
Updated: Jul 8, 2020
Here are some events you may have missed in 2017.
1/8 Writers Read at Columbia City Library
2/4 AAWA at Truth B Told Closing Reception
King Street Station | 303 Jackson Street| Seattle
Onyx Fine Arts presents AAWA members reading poetry written in response to the visual art in Onyx's month-long exhibition, Truth B Told.
8/13 Poetry on Buses Workshop
Monique Franklin, Leija Farr, with Jourdan Keith
Life Enrichment Bookstore
5023 Rainier Ave S, Seattle
Join us for a facilitated poetry writing workshop, refreshments and an opportunity to learn about Poetry on Buses partners: 4Culture, the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Sound Transit, King County Metro, King County Wastewater Treatment Division, King County Water and Land Resources Division, and Seattle Public Utilities. Writers of all levels are welcome! More details at http://poetryonbuses.org/workshops/african-american-rsvp/
8/8 No Writers Read in August
7/10 Writers Read at Columbia City Library
With Dean Wong and Leija Farr
Dean Wong is an award-winning photojournalist who has been chronicling Asian-American life for nearly forty years. The city of Seattle and King County, Washington, declared March 8, 1995, Dean Wong Day to honor his efforts documenting the Asian and Pacific American community.
Leija Farr is a 2016 Honor Student graduate of Cleveland High School and Seattle's first Junior Poet Laureate. Leija will have copies of her book Outweigh the Gravity for sale.
6/22 Juneteenth Celebration
Monique Franklin, Georgia S. McDade, and Jaye Ware
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Central Area Senior Center
500 30th Ave S Seattle, WA 98144
6/19 Juneteenth Celebration and Festival
Jaye Ware and Georgia S. McDade
Morrill Meadows Park in Kent,
10600 SE 248th Street, Kent, WA
6/12 June Literary Event at Columbia City Gallery
Georgia S. McDade
5:00 p. m. - 7:00 p. m.
6/12 Writers Read at Columbia City Library
Birthdays - featuring Margaret Barrie
6/11 Festival Sundiata
11:00 a. m. in the Armory at Seattle Center
Performing are Monique Franklin, Santiago Vega, Helen Collier, Gaylloyd Sisson, Jacqueline Ware, and Gail Haynes. Featured Guest: Leija Farr.
Come. Invite your family and friends.
10/22/17 Open Books: A Poetry Emporium
4:30 p. m. 2414 N 45th St 98103
November 9th Thursday Seattle Unity Church - Umoja
200 8th Avenue N 98109
7:00 p. m. Georgia
November 11th Green Lake Library 4:00 p. m. 7364 East
Green Lake Dr. N.
Seattle 98115 (Poets Northwest)
November 12th Writers Read 2:00 p. m. Open Mic
9/10 - 10/8
Seattle Public Library is offering several classes that may be of help. Check out this website.
9/11Writers Read at Columbia City Library
Topic: Flash Fiction
10/1 Seattle Urban Book Expo
Poet Emily Imani Yamenita RoseQuartz
Black Dot 1160 23rd Avenue Seattle 98122
2:00 p. m. - 6:00 p. m.
10/9Writers Read at Columbia City Library
Seattle Civic Poet Claudia Castro Luna
11/3-6 Cascadia Poetry Festival #4
Spring Street Center, Seattle
Featured poets include Brenda Hillman, Daphne Marlatt, Sam Hamill, Judith Roche, Marilyn Stablein, Janie Miller, Peter Munro, and more TBA. There will be a tribute to Denise Levertov, workshops by Marlatt and Stablein, and a wildcrafting tour of Seward Park with Michael (Skeeter) Pilarski.
Contact Paul Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be opportunities for open mic.
11/13 Writers Read at Columbia City Library
Featured writer Dean Wong is an award-winning photojournalist who has been chronicling Asian American life for nearly forty years. The city of Seattle and King County, Washington, declared March 8, 1995, Dean Wong Day to honor his efforts documenting the Asian and Pacific American community.
12/11 Writers Read at Columbia City Library