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


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, book reading and slide show

Bill Porter

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

April 27    Sibyl James and Judith Roche

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    Daniel Moore and Paul S. Nelson

July 19 (Wednesday)    Writers’ Conference Faculty

July 27    An Evening with Jerry Martien

August 8 (Tuesday)    Ekphrastic Write-In

August 10    Christianne Balk and Ann Spiers

August 24    Ekphrastic Evening

September 14    Carolina Ebeid, Matthew Nienow, and Abe Streep

September 28    Kimberly Burwick and Kevin Goodan

October 12    Jim Cantu

October 26    AN EVENING OF YOUNG VOICES (PTHS students)

November 9    Gary Lemons and Bill Mawhinney