Reading Series Schedule

Northwind Reading Series

Northwind Reading Series is a program of monthly (or more frequent) readings by local and guest authors, featuring both poets and prose writers. Everyone is welcome to attend these free readings. The readings begin at 7:00 pm in Northwind Arts Center unless otherwise stated. Northwind readings are free, though donations are gladly accepted to support Northwind Arts Center.

Northwind Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that sponsors visual and literary art events and education in East Jefferson County, connecting the arts to our community. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-302-1159.

Ed Skoog

Karma Tenzing Wangchuk, Norman Schaefer, Margaret McGee, Christopher Herold, Carmi Soifer,
and Bill Mawhinney (host)

Dorothy Allison

Tim McNulty

Current + Future Readings

See Also – Past Readings:  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013


November 10    Sally Albiso and Jeannine Hall Gailey


February 9    S. Erin Batiste and Julia Hands


February 23    Afrose Ahmed and Shane Knode


March 9    An Evening with FLOATING BRIDGE PRESS: Kate Peterson, Arlene Naganawa, and Lydia Swartz

photo by Timothy Aguero

March 23    An Evening with Bill Porter


April 13    An Evening with TWO SYLVIAS PRESS: Natasha Moni and Molly Tenenbaum


April 27    Judith Roche and Sibyl James


May 11    Richard Lloyd and Tito Titus


May 25    Claudia Castro Luna


June 8    Peter Ludwin and Lisa Schmidt


June 22    TIDEPOOLS 2017


July 13    Paul S. Nelson and Daniel Moore


July 19 (Wednesday)    Writers’ Conference Faculty


August 8 (Tuesday)    Ekphrastic Write-In


August 10    Ann Spiers and Christianne Balk


August 24    Ekphrastic Evening


September 14    (TBA)


September 28    Kimberly Burwick and Kevin Goodan


October 12    (TBA)


October 26    (TBA)


November 9    (TBA)