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Easily Pleased by a Few Words: A Reading & Conversation with Kim Stafford

Date: 9:30am - 11:00am PDT September 22 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

Poetry is our native language. Everyone is welcome in the house of writing, and festive explorations on the page make communities more democratically diverse, emotionally informed, and ready to face the challenges of these mysterious times.

Bring a notebook, and join our state’s ninth Poet Laureate for a reading, conversation, and brief writing practicing exploring some ways to scribble down stories, spells, and blessings. 

About Kim Stafford

Kim Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, and the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared (a memoir), and The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer’s Craft (a book about writing and teaching). He approaches writing as a chance to compose stories we have carried into poems, essays, radio commentaries, blessings, rants, parables, and other forms of “tikkun olam,” the healing of the world.

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Saturday, September 22, 9:30 - 11 a.m.   |   Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

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