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2021 LiTFUSE ViRTUAL PiVOT

15th Annual LiTFUSE Poetry Workshop

September 24-26, 2021

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLiC!

2021 LiTFUSE FACULTY & SCHOLAR READiNG

Meeting ID: 811 7365 1147
Passcode: 112894

Friday,
September 24th

6:30-8pm PT

2021 LiTFUSE FACULTY:

Claudia Castro Luna

Claudia Castro Luna is an Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate fellow (2019), WA State Poet Laureate (2018 – 2021) and Seattle’s inaugural Civic Poet (2015-2018),

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Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman is the award-winning author of Wonderland, Mayakovsky’s Revolver, and All-American Poem. His forthcoming poetry collection, Husbandry, will be published by W.W. Norton & Co. in spring 2022. Winner of

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Diana Khoi Nguyen

A poet and multimedia artist, Diana Khoi Nguyen is the author of Ghost Of (Omnidawn 2018) and recipient of a 2021 fellowship from the National Endowment for

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Maya Marshall

MAYA MARSHALL, a writer and editor, is cofounder of underbelly (underbellymag.com), the journal on the practical magic of poetic revision. As an educator, Marshall has

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Elizabeth Bradfield

Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of Toward Antarctica, Once Removed, Approaching Ice, and Interpretive Work as well as Theorem, a collaboration with artist Antonia Contro. Her work has been published in The New

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Molly McCully Brown

Molly McCully Brown is the author of the essay collection Places I’ve Taken My Body (Persea Books, 2020), which was named one of Kirkus’ best nonfiction titles of 2020, and

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Alexandra Teague

Alexandra Teague is most recently the author of the poetry collection Or What We’ll Call Desire (Persea, 2019), described in The New York Times as “passionate, quirky, and righteously outraged.” Her prior books are The Wise

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Tobias Wray

 Tobias Wray’s debut collection, No Doubt I Will Return a Different Man, won the Lighthouse Poetry Prize (Cleveland State University Press, 2021). His work has found homes

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Ching-In Chen

Ching-In Chen is a genderqueer Chinese American hybrid writer, community organizer and teacher. They are author of The Heart’s Traffic and recombinant (winner of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award

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Brittney Corrigan

Brittney Corrigan is the author of the poetry collections Breaking, Navigation, 40 Weeks, and most recently, Daughters, a series of persona poems in the voices

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Jessica Mehta

Jessica (Tyner) Mehta, born and raised in Oregon and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is a multi-award-winning interdisciplinary author, artist, and storyteller. She is

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Amelia Díaz Ettinger

Amelia Díaz Ettinger is a ‘Mexi-Rican,’ born in México but raised in Puerto Rico. A BIPOC poet and writer, she has two full-length poetry books

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Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine is the author of four award-winning books of poetry: Again, The Body Is No Machine, In the Human Zoo, and No Confession, No Mass. Their recent short stories

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Lyn Coffin

More than 30 of Lyn Coffin’s books (poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, translation, a children’s book) have been published by Doubleday, Ithaca House, Poezia Press and

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Rena Priest

Rena Priest is a poet and member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation. She has been appointed to serve as the Washington State Poet Laureate for

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FEATURiNG CAMiLLE DUNGY

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017), winner of the Colorado Book Award, and the essay collection Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood and History (W.W. Norton, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Dungy has also edited anthologies including Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, her honors include NEA Fellowships in poetry (2003) and prose (2018), an American Book Award, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and two Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominations. Dungy’s poems have been published in Best American Poetry, The 100 Best African American Poems, the Pushcart Anthology, Best American Travel Writing, and over thirty other anthologies. She is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.

Craft Talk: “Notes from the Love Movement” with Matthew Dickman | Sunday, Sept. 19 @ 4 – 5:30pm PT

Keynote: “Exploration, Improvisation” | Sunday, Sept. 19 @ 6 – 7:00pm PT

Master Class: “What Looking Might Mean” | Friday, Sept.  24 @ 2:30 – 5:30pm PT