Tomorrow night I’m going to visit the San Juan Island Library Writers’ Open Mic. I’ll only be around for the first portion, but I’m happy to revisit this event that’s been ongoing for years, hosted by Pamela Herber of Shadowspinners Press. Welcome visitors, works in progress, published authors, written media variety, all genre. Open format round robin.
Saturday Nov. 9 at 7pm, San Juan Island Library, Friday Harbor WA
I’m going to Sh’Bang Fest, and will be amongst the audience in the Saloon Chapel tomorrow 9/7 Saturday night from 9pm-close. I’m bringing a limited edition Poetry Popper – with a hand-lettered fabric patch, a signed copier broadsheet of my ribbon-winner poem Stars Framed in Adobe Clay (lettered in my handwriting), and small piece of beach glass picked by me. Compensate or romance me appropriately.
My poetry is signed: e.l.elasigue
These two great events eluded mention on this website at the time of their occurrence: Resonate 1/31 Oakland, where I sold books at a mini-table for this party promoting the feminine in electronic music culture, and Two-Hour Transport 3/27 Seattle, where I delivered a featured book reading to the seasoned writers’ gathering & open mic.
Above, I can be seen in profile to the right of the brightly lit corner of art to the upper right of the crowd, discussing my books with someone during Naughty Princess‘ excellent set. Following are a few other highlights:
Myself with electric violinist & Resonate organizer Kasey Lee
a remarkable stormtrooper stage performance
‘Mother of the Ocean’ layered wood printing by Phoenix, featuring Hannah Mermaid, elder sister of headlining DJ Naughty Princess
While I’m late mentioning this event, I’m doing so just in time to let you know about Resonate’s next workshop for women making music:
I read from Abyss Surrounding as a featured author, along with Patrick Hurley, for my second participation in this great group of Seattle-area sci-fi writers and appreciators! I also moved a small house that day, and wore my dirt boots to the reading.
Pictured below, author K.G. Anderson & publisher Tom Whitmore were my gracious Ballard hosts.