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Spare Room reading: Larsen, Lawson & Sutter

  • Passages Book Shop 1223 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard Portland, OR, 97232 United States (map)

Sara Larsen is a poet living in Oakland. Her new book Merry Hell has been recently released by Atelos. Her previous book is All Revolutions Will Be Fabulous (Printing Press, 2014). Sara has performed her work widely, including at The Poetry Project, the Berkeley Art Museum, Grace Cathedral, and LitQuake. Over the course of two years, she and David Brazil published more than 60 issues of the seminal literary zine Try Magazine.

Shayla Lawson is (and / or, at times, has been) an amateur acrobat, an architect, a Dutch housewife, & dog mother to one irascible hound. She has written for Tin House, ESPN, Salon, The Offing, Guernica, and is the author of the forthcoming I Think I'm Ready to See Frank Ocean.

Sara Sutter is a poet based in Portland, OR. She's the author of the chapbooks O to Be Dragon & Sirenomelia, and she's slowly and semi-diligently at work on two more manuscripts. Sara helps curate the series P.U.R.R. - Poets United to Read, Rouse, & Resist.

$5 suggested donation for the readers (no one turned away) 

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