Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Surreal Storytelling with Strange Women #4 - SOLD OUT

Join four strange women for an evening of surreal storytelling. Doors at 7PM. Readings begin at 7:30PM. $7 in advance / $10 at the door. 21+. PURCHASE TICKETS: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3924040. We know you have commitment issues, Seattle. However, the last event was sold out before the day of the event. Interested in this event? Snag a ticket while you can.

LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE*. Please arrive early to guarantee a spot. *We will accommodate folks who are unable to stand for long periods.

CASH IS QUEEN. Please bring cash to tip the bartender, to purchase work from the artists, and to stock up on Surreal Storytelling merch.

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▲ MEET THE STRANGE WOMEN. ▲

☽ Lynne Ellis writes in pen. Her words appear in WA 129 (Sage Hill Press), The Stars (Outrider Press), Cascadia Rising Review, Anesthesiology, and PageBoy. She is the recipient of this year’s Red Wheelbarrow poetry prize, and was a finalist for the 49th Parallel award (Bellingham Review). As a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (Local 15), Lynne continues to try to bring poetry to the catwalks and craft to the page. Her chapbook, In these failing times I can forget, is available from Papeachu Press.

☽ Helen K. Thomas is a native of Seattle, WA by way of Lagos, Nigeria. She holds a B.A. in English from Spelman College and an M.A. in Cultural Studies from University of Washington, Bothell. She writes Young Adult fiction about Black girls surviving, thriving and trying to figure it all out in the Pacific Northwest.

☽ Gabrielle Bates's poems and poetry comics have been published in the New Yorker, Poetry, Black Warrior Review, and Gulf Coast, and featured in anthologies, exhibitions, and conferences all over the world. The recipient of support from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Hugo House, and Artist Trust, she currently works for Open Books: A Poem Emporium, co-hosts The Poet Salon podcast, and helps edit the Seattle Review, Poetry Northwest, Broadsided Press, and Bull City Press. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. www.gabriellebat.es / Twitter: @GabrielleBates / Instagram: gabrielle_bates_

☽ Kamari Bright is a St. Louis-born creative who has had work featured in publications, released a poetry book, and had works screened in an international film festival.

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Jan
16
7:00 PM19:00

Assembly Literary Open Mic at Corvus & Co.

assembly / noun / a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose.

THE OPEN MIC SEATTLE NEEDS. We welcome poetry, prose, and creative writing works in progress. This is not your chance to boast in front of a captive audience. This is an opportunity to join a community of writers and poets who aspire to strengthen their skills. Please bring fresh meat. Assembly hopes to ignite and inspire.

No stand-up comedy. No musical arts. No theatrics.

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Jan
2
7:00 PM19:00

Assembly Literary Mic at Screwdriver Bar.

assembly / noun / a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose.

THE OPEN MIC SEATTLE NEEDS. We welcome poetry, prose, and creative writing works in progress. This is not your chance to boast in front of a captive audience. This is an opportunity to join a community of writers and poets who aspire to strengthen their skills. Please bring fresh meat. Assembly hopes to ignite and inspire.

No stand-up comedy. No musical arts. No theatrics.

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Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Surreal Storytelling with Strange Women.

Surreal Storytelling with Strange Women #3 takes place in the bewitching den of Ghost Gallery. Join Shelley Minden, Symone La Luz, G.G. Silverman, and Kait Heacock for an evocative evening of surreal storytelling. Beer and wine available for purchase. 

Ghost is located at 1111 E. Pike St, in the beautiful Chophouse Row community. Enter on E. Pike through Cupcake Royale (ADA accessible), or up the stairs via the Chophouse Row courtyard ("The Mews").

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Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Assembly Literary Open Mic at Corvus & Co: LGBTQ Night.

Please join us for Assembly at Corvus and Co. Because it is tremendously important for us to give the stage to marginalized groups, Assembly at Corvus is open to LGBTQ folx for the first two rounds. If we have time before the clock strikes ten, the floor is open to any and everyone. SIGN UP FROM 6:45-7PM.

■ TO READ, YOU MUST SIGN UP BEFORE 7:30PM. ■
This is to discourage people from showing up late and missing the first round of readers. If you want people to listen to your work, you must return the favor. Please arrive on time. 

If you do not identify as LGBTQ, please still come and LISTEN. 

▲ Bring cash to tip the staff and donate to the offertory. 

▲ Please enjoy happy hour at Corvus from 4PM-6PM.

▲ Be sure to follow @assemblymic on Instagram. 

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