WordsWest Literary Series
Greg November & Joannie Stangeland
New Beginnings: School Shoes, Firewood, Falling Leaves
Wed., September 19, 2018, 7pm, C & P Coffee Co., 5612 California Ave. SW
Favorite Poem by Heidi Seaborn
Greg November lives and writes in Seattle, WA, although he is originally from the east coast (Connecticut by way of New York by way of Philadelphia). His work history includes, but is not limited to: house painter, truck driver, forklift driver, knife salesman, generator salesman, executive assistant to the general manager of a luxury hotel in Santa Barbara, and fulfillment coordinator in a chemical history museum. His stories have appeared in Juked, The Oddville Press, Crab Creek Review, Orange Coast Review, The Writing Disorder, Entasis, and in the collection Philly Fiction (Don Ron Books, 2006) among other places. He has an MFA from UC, Irvine, reads submissions for New England Review, and teaches at North Seattle College and Highline College. He lives with his wife and two young children.
Joannie Stangeland is the author of the poetry collections The Scene You See, In Both Hands, and Into the Rumored Spring, and the chapbooks Weathered Steps and A Steady Longing for Flight, which won the Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award. Joannie has also been a Pushcart nominee, and her poems have also appeared in Prairie Schooner, Mid-American Review, The Southern Review, and other journals. Joannie is currently studying in the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University.
Poet & New WordsWest Co-curator Heidi Seaborn
- Oct. 17, 2018 - Anca Szilagyi and Stacey Levine; Favorite Poem by Reading Partners, a non-profit that empowers literacy through one-on-one tutoring.
- Nov. 28, 2018 - Bruce Beasley, Suzanne Paola, and Carol Guess; Favorite Poem by and dessert sale to benefit West Seattle Food Bank.