Lit Fix 25: Sixth Anniversary
March 21, 2019 : 7–9 p.m.
Vermillion : 1508 11th Ave.
Five dollars at the door
All proceeds go to Team Read
Meet the talent
Jane Wong’s poems can be found in Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, AGNI, Poetry, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the Fine Arts Work Center, Hedgebrook, and Bread Loaf. She is the author of Overpour (2016) and is an assistant professor of creative writing at Western Washington University.
Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum
Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum is the author of three collections of short fiction, most recently What We Do with the Wreckage, winner of the 2017 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her two previous collections are This Life She’s Chosen (2005) and Swimming with Strangers (2008). Her work has appeared widely in journals, including One Story, Ploughshares, North American Review, and The American Scholar. She has been the recipient of a PEN/O. Henry Prize and fellowships from the Jack Straw Writers Program, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. She teaches English at an independent high school near Seattle.
Margot Kahn is the author of Horses That Buck, the biography of a world-champion rodeo cowboy, and co-editor of the New York Times Editors’ Choice collection This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home. Her essays and reviews have appeared in Lenny Letter, The Rumpus, Tablet, Publishers Weekly, BUST, and elsewhere. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Crab Creek Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Whiskey Island Review, Jabberwock Review, and Portland Review.
Florangela Davila began her career covering schools at the Alameda Times-Star (RIP), then as a longtime staff writer at The Seattle Times, where her work earned local, regional, and national awards. She joined the online public media outlet Crosscut in 2017, and she has been serving as interim executive editor of Crosscut and KCTS9 since November 2018. She is also a board member for The Westerlies, a New York City–based brass quartet, and On the Boards, a contemporary performing-arts organization.
Joy Mills & Tom Parker
Joy Mills & Tom Parker, known for their blend of harmonies, bring together roots music, lyrical ballads, and soulful country songs, all set against the backdrop of the Pacific Northwest. They’ve released multiple albums and toured nationally and in Europe. They are currently recording their next album, due out later this year. Maverick Magazine (UK) describes their music as “organic country…both delicate and edgy.”