It's About Time Writers Reading Series - July
from Esther Helfgott, Coordinator

The It's About Time Writers Reading Series exists for all those who want to write. It is dedicated to the memory of ANNA HELFGOTT, (1899-1996), a Gray Panther, who began writing after age 70, & to the memory of NELSON BENTLEY (1918-1990), the quintessential teacher who gave Anna, & scores of others, help & hope. It’s About Time
is dedicated to an end of racism, homelessness & war.

When: Thurs. July 10, 2003 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
What: Beginning & Experienced Writers, Open mike before & after scheduled readers
Where: Ravenna’s Third Place Books 6504 20th Ave NE 206-525-2347
Details: Wheelchair accessible. Free.
For information: or call 206-527-8875

FEATURED SPEAKER ~ THE WRITER'S CRAFT - FRANCES McCUE is the executive director of the Richard Hugo House, a center for readers and writers in Seattle. Her collection of poems, The Stenographer's Breakfast, was issued by Beacon Press in 1992. She graduated from the University of Washington with an MFA in Creative Writing in 1988 and from Columbia University with an EdM in 1996. She has been a freelance writer for The New York Times Book Review, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other magazines and newspapers. Her long poem, The Glass Passage, is a work-in-progress.

MARSHA MAJOR is a Seattle writer and poet most recently published in the award-winning Puget Sound Stories, edited by Al W. Moe and published by Puget Sound Books, 2003.

Nancy Dahlberg grew up in Chicago and holds a BFA in studio art from the University of Chicago and an MA in creative writing from the University of Houston. Her poems have been published in Shenandoah, Northwest Review, CALYX, Poets West, Fireweed, Stringtown, and Poets Table Anthology, A Collection of Poetry by Northwest Poets. She has served on the editorial board of Northwest Review and is currently a member of Poets Table as well as serving on the advisory board of PoetsWest and the Washington Poets Association board of directors. Nancy is a political activist with Radical Women and derives her inspiration from personal experiences.

L.A HEBERLEIN is a poet, short story writer, novelist, journal writer and co-editor and founder of the literary journal, Square Lake.

Upcoming Readings:

August 14, 2003 #169 Crysta Casey, Idore Anschell, Lynn Miller, Rebecca Louden
+ Len Siddhartha on The Writer's Craft

September 11, 2003 # 170 Sharon Cumberland, Ron Starr, Priscilla Long, John Gorski
+ Sean Bentley on The Writer's Craft


It's About Time's Yearly Schedule:


Thanks, Esther!


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