Fall 11-09-17 Northwind Reading Series – Lemons and Mawhinney

Thursday 7 pm, November 9. An evening with Gary Lemons and Bill Mawhinney 

Please check out Gary Lemons' website. Gary Lemons attended the University of Iowa where he received a BFA from the Undergraduate Writers Workshop in 1972.  He studied with among others Norman Dubie, Marvin Bell, Donald Justice, John Berryman, William Stafford, Mark Strand and Diane Wakowski.  He is the author of 2 CDs and 6 books of poetry including his most recent The Weight of Light, Red Hen Press 2017.  He is also the author of The Snake Quartet.  The third book in the quartet, the Hunger Sutras, is scheduled for a 2018 release.  He's lived in Port Townsend for 41 years and he and his wife, Nöle Giulini, teach yoga out of their studio, Tenderpaws.

Bill Mawhinney is the author of two collections of poetry -- Songs In My Begging Bowl and Cairns Along The Road.  His poems have appeared in Heron Dance, Windfall, and Minotaur.  For 11 years he has curated and hosted the Northwind Reading Series.  With his wife Wanda, an abstract painter, he lives in Port Ludlow, tends his Japanese garden and talks with herons while combing the Olympic Peninsula beaches.


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