WordsWest Literary Series presents
Laura Da' & Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
"Disruption and Repair"
Wed., May 17, 2017, 7pm, C & P Coffee Co., 5612 California Ave. SW
Laura Da’ is a poet and public school teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is Eastern Shawnee. Her first book, Tributaries, won a 2016 American Book Award. Visit: www.LauraDa.com
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha is an American writer of Palestinian, Syrian, and Jordanian heritage. Her book of poems, Water & Salt, is published by Red Hen Press. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart and Best of the Net and her chapbook, Arab in Newsland, is the winner of the 2016 Two Sylvias Prize. Visit: www.lenakhalaftuffaha.com
by Pathfinder K-8 Teacher Kelly Riggle Hower
Pathfinder K-8 is a diverse and inclusive community where students are engaged in learning both inside and outside the classroom. We support the intellectual, social, emotional, creative and physical growth of all our children. We teach our students to recognize and value their own individual skills and unique intelligences, as well as those of others.
- June 14, 2017: KIDS' NIGHT - special date and 6pm start! Novelist Sundee T. Frazier (Cleo Edison Oliver) and graphic novelist Kazu Kabuishi (AMULET series) / Favorite Poem and book sales by the owner of Burien's Page 2 Books, Jenny Cole.
- July/August 2017 - WordsWest RESTS. Enjoy your summer! See you in September!