Readings July / August 2023

A slew of readings that concern many people and places.

Self and Collaborators

50th Anniversary P-Patch Concert: 8/12 @ Bradner Gardens

With poets Faiza Sultan, Paul Nelson, and Greg Bem; musicians Gary Shutes on trombone, Alex Chadsey on keys, bassist extraordinaire Victor Little, brilliant percussionist Edsson Otero, and Jacques “one take” Willis on drums.This is partially funded by grants from Friends of Bradner Gardens, Seattle Small Sparks, and the Subud International Cultural Association. 

Bread Reflex: 8/14 @ Vermillion

Join for Alex Bleecker’s (temporary) return to Seattle. He’ll be joined by Jeremy Springsteed, Amy Hirayama, Justine Chan, Eric Acosta, Denny Stern, and myself. The event will close in classic Breadline fashion with an open mic run by Jeremy Springsteen. Link

The Georgetown Outdoor Arts Lounge Lit Crawl: 8/19 @ Various Points in Georgetown

530-8pm. Fantagraphics, Old Loading docks by the train tracks, Railing under the bridge, near Georgetown Park, Georgetown Park, after party at 9lb Hammer. Featuring: Jasmine Plaskon,     Darren Nordile, Eric Acosta, Twyla Sampaco, Andrew Carroll, Sullivan, and Iz White.


Three Poets Aloud: 7/17 @ Mini Mart City Park (Georgetown)

Robert Mittenthal | Melanie Noel | Nico Vassilakis, 630pm

Jim O’Halloran Trio: 7/21 @ Owl and Thistle

9PM-12AM with the fabulous Global Mambo Machine, Tor Dietrichson’s band featuring Tor on congas and percussion, Danny Godinez on guitar, Nathan Vetter on trombone, Julio Jaregui on piano, Dean Schmidt on bass, and Jeff Busch on drums.

Sagging Meniscus: 7/24 @ European Vine Selections

7pm. European Vine Selections, 522 15th E., the wine shop between E. Mercer and E. Mercer on Capitol Hill. Very limited parking behind the store through the alley. I’m hosting a reading of Sagging Meniscus Press authors, three from elsewhere, and two others from here. Dan Tremaglio (Arc & Artifacts & Then the Other Half, The Only Wolf Is Time). Aug Stone (The Ballad of Buttery Cake, Sporting Mustaches). Paolo Pergola (Attraverso, la finestra di snell, Reset). Elizabeth Cooperman (The Last Mosaic, Woman Pissing). Thomas Walton (The Last Mosaic, All the Useless Things Are Mine). Doug Nufer (The Me Theme, Rotalever Revelator).

unpoetry: 7/26 @ Underbelly

8pm: simon wolf    evelyn black   eric m acosta  daniel binkoski  katie lee ellison justine chan    noor alnaaz    rivka clifton