Seattle: Suyama Space Reading, Alice Blue Seeking Chap Subs

Thursday evening, art, performance and poetry lovers wandered in and out of the exhibit at Suyama Space, 2324 Second Ave., taking in Avantika Bawa’s response to the art space and four poets’ responses to Bawa’s “At Owner’s Risk.” A crowd of about thirty people circled around the large room, listening to a simultaneous reading by Seattle and Portland poets David Abel, Lisa Radon, Nico Vassilakis and James Yeary. Here’s a clip:

 

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In other news, Alice Blue Books editor Amber Nelson has put out word that the press is accepting chapbook submissions from writers living in the Pacific Northwest for the shotgun wedding chapbook series. Submissions should be 25 pages max and can be submitted here.

 

Crystal Curry