[Local events] FWD: Fri 2/3, Word + Song benefit reading

David Abel david at thetextgarage.com
Wed Feb 1 12:28:30 PST 2017

 From Endi Hartigan:

This is short notice, but if you have no plans this Friday, please join 
us at Beacon Sound for a reading and performance by eight women 
songwriters and poets. I'm excited to be part of this. All donations 
will benefit IRCO and CIVIC, organizations serving immigrants and refugees.
*Word + Song, women writers and songwriters, a benefit reading*

All donations support IRCO / CIVIC

$5 Suggested Donation
*Friday, February 3*
*Doors open at 7:30, performances at 8:00 PM*
Beacon Sound
3636 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, Oregon 97227

Featuring ---


/// Stephanie Adams Santos ///
Stephanie Adams-Santos is a Guatemalan-American writer, educator and 
divination artist from Portland, Oregon. She is the author of Swarm 
Queen’s Crown (Fathom Books) and several chapbooks: Total Memory 
(Finishing Line Press); Little Fugues (Sola Books) and The Sundering 
(Poetry Society of America, selected for a New York Chapbook 
Fellowship). Adams-Santos’ poems have appeared in many print and online 
journals and magazines, including Guernica, The Boston Review, and 
Orion, and her work has been featured for Poetry Press Week. She is the 
founder of the Aperture Workshop Series in Poetry and was the recipient 
of a 2016 Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship. http://obscurobeach.com/

/// Sarah Bartlett ///
Sarah Bartlett lives in Portland, OR. Her debut poetry collection, 
Sometimes We Walk With Our Nails Is Out, was released in 2016 from 
Subito Press. She is the author of two chapbooks, My Only Living 
Relative, published by Phantom Books in 2015, and Freud Blah Blah Blah, 
published by Rye House Press in 2014. Recent work appears or is 
forthcoming in Alice Blue, Powder Keg, and elsewhere.

/// Endi Bogue Hartigan ///
Endi Bogue Hartigan is author of two full length collections---Pool [5 
Choruses] (Omnidawn, 2014), and One Sun Storm (Center for Literary 
Publishing, Colorado State University, 2008)--as well as collaborative 
work. Her recent book was awarded the Omnidawn Open Prize, her first 
book was selected for the Colorado Prize for poetry. Her work has also 
appeared in collaborative projects including a collaborative chapbook, 
out of the flowering ribs, and the work of the former artist-writer 
group 13 Hats. Recent poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, New 
American Writing, Ostrich Review, February: an anthology, and other 
magazines, as well as a recent interview in Jacket 2. She lives in 
Portland with her husband and son. http://www.endiboguehartigan.com/

/// Coleman Stevenson ///
Coleman Stevenson is the author of two collections of poems, Breakfast 
(Reprobate/GobQ Books, 2015) and The Accidental Rarefication of Pattern 
#5609 (bedouin books, 2012). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming 
in a variety of publications such as The Portable Boog Reader, Paper 
Darts, Seattle Review, E-ratio, Osiris, Louisiana Literature, 
Mid-American Review, and the anthology Motionless from the Iron Bridge. 
She has been a guest curator for various gallery spaces in the Portland, 
OR, area, where she now teaches the Image + Text track of the 
Certificate Program at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. She 
designs tarot cards and other divination products through her business 
The Dark Exact.http://colemanstevenson.wixsite.com/projects 


/// Lindsay Clark ///
Lindsay Clark is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in 
Portland, OR, originally from the small gold rush town of Nevada City, 
CA. Her songs serve as an act of truth telling and revelation, as she 
finds purpose in taking what is fragile and messy and giving it life 
through harmony. She has shared the stage with musicians such as Casey 
Dienel (White Hinterland), Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors), Ryan 
Francesconi (Joanna Newsom). Her most recent record "Begin" was released 
in 2014; in 2017 she will record her forthcoming album with the bay 
area's Jeremy Harris (Vetiver). http://lindsaybethclark.com/ 

/// Kelly Anne Masigat ///
Country-tinged, coal fired, quiet and intense. A multi-instrumentalist, 
with roots all along the west coast, Kelly Anne Masigat writes songs 
that are meditative, elegant and often romantic. Her first full length 
record to be released this year. https://kellyannemasigat.bandcamp.co.m/ 

/// Timmy Straw ///
Timmy Straw is a writer and musician from Oregon. Editions Plane 
published her first chapbook, To Water, Everything is a Swimmer, and her 
poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Spork, Tin House, & Weekday. 
She’s composed music for film and ballet, put out the album State Parks, 
and is currently working on a second. She also studies Russian at Reed 
College. http://timmystraw.com/ 

/// Dao Strom ///
Dao Strom is a writer and musician whose work explores the intersection 
of image, text, and music. She is the author of an experimental memoir, 
We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People, accompanied by a music album, 
East/West, and two previous books of fiction. She is a 2016 Creative 
Capital Award Artist and has received awards from Precipice Fund, 
Regional Arts & Culture Council, National Endowment for the Arts, and 
others. www.daostrom.com 
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