Chuckanut Sandstone…tonight!

October 9, 2013

Bethany Reid - SparrowThe monthly poetry gathering of the Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater is this evening, Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at 7:00pm at the Firehouse Café in Fairhaven (Bellingham).

This month’s featured poet is Bethany Reid, who will read for the first 30 minutes followed by an open mic. Everyone is welcome to read original writings in all styles on all topics.

Bethany Reid is the author of Sparrow, winner of the 2012 Gell Poetry Prize from Writers and Books. Her manuscript was selected by Dorianne Laux and published by Big Pencil Press. She has also published a poetry chapbook, The Coyotes and My Mom (Bellowing Ark Press). Her poem “The Apple Orchard” was the 2011 winner of the Lois Cranston Memorial Prize from Calyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals. She teaches American Literature and Creative Writing at Everett Community College, and lives near Seattle with her husband and their three daughters.

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