Thursday 7 pm, October 12. An evening with authors Jim Cantú and Kathryn Hunt
Jim Cantú has penned poems, prose and personal essays. He was one of the 2016 Port Townsend Angels of History presenters and presented original work at the 2016 Seattle Lit Crawl. In August 2016 he was the Writer-In-Residence for the month long La Cocina – a Pop-Up Latinx Artists’ Salon hosted by La Sala and held in conjunction with the Seattle Art Fair. His poem “Birthday“ appeared in the February 2016 issue of the online Whirlwind Magazine. In 2015 his poem “Where is My Home?“ was included in the 4Culture and King County Metro Poetry on the Buses project. He is also a graduate of the Artist Trust 2016 Literary Edge program.
Kathryn Hunt makes her home on the coast of the Salish Sea. Her poems have appeared in The Sun, Orion, Rattle, Crab Orchard Review, Radar, The Writer’s Almanac, The Missouri Review, and Narrative. Her first collection of poems, Long Way Through Ruin, was published by Blue Begonia Press in 2013. Before pursuing freelance writing and film making full time, she worked as a waitress, a shipscaler, a short-order cook, a bookseller, a printer, and a food bank coordinator.