Northwind Reading Series

Carty, Peñaloza and Isao with Bill Mawhinney 2017

Marvin & Nathan Bell 2017

. . . 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 pm in Northwind Arts Center unless otherwise stated. Northwind readings are free, though donations of $5 are gladly accepted to support Northwind Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Also supported by Port Townsend Arts Commission. For details, roll down this page for links to full articles per event. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-302-1159.

2018 Schedule

Two Sylvias Press authors

  • February 8
    John Delany & Ed Harkness
  • February 22
    Andrew Schelling & Paul E. Nelson
  • March 8
    Rae Armantrout & Rikki Ducornet
  • March 22
    An evening with Floating Bridge Press authors Ben Cartwright, Katy Ellis and Alex Vigue
  • April 12
    Tod Marshall - Project WA129 from Washington State Poet Laureate
  • April 26
    Sandra Yannone
  • May 10
    Richard Widerkehr & Gayle Kaune
  • May 24
    Allison Green & Sharon Hashimoto
  • June 7
    Geoff Bowman
  • June 21
    Tidepools 2018
  • July 12
    Carol Despeaux Fawcett & David Stallings
  • July 18
    Writers' Conference Faculty:
    Alexandra Teague, Shawn Vestal & Patricia Henley
  • August 16
    Kevin Clark & Stan Rubin
  • August
    Art Port Townsend Ekphrastic Evenings
  • September 6
    Shin Yu Pai & Norman Schaefer
  • September 27
    Christine Hemp and David George Gordon
  • October 11
    An Evening of Young Voices - Port Townsend High School Students
  • October 25
    Roadstead: A Collaborative Project Of Poets & Visual Artists

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