We’re excited to host our first ever poetry reading at Land this Thursday!
If Not For Kidnap Poetry Reading
Thursday, September 19th.
The event starts at 7:30pm at Land Gallery.
Admission is free and open to all.
Janaka Stucky is the Publisher of Black Ocean, and its literary journal Handsome. He is the author of Your Name Is the Only Freedom (Brave Men Press 2009) and The World Will Deny It For You (Ahsahta Press 2012). He likes his whiskey neat and his music dirty.
Endi Bogue Hartigan’s first book, One Sun Storm, was selected for the 2008 Colorado Prize for Poetry, and was a finalist for the 2009 Oregon Book Award. She co-founded and edited the poetry magazine Spectaculum, which was devoted to long poems, series, and projects best presented at length. She has lived primarily on the West coast and in Hawaii, and hold degrees from Reed College and University of Iowa’s Writer’s Workshop. Hartigan lives in Portland, Oregon, and works for the state university system.
Dashenka and her music were born in Moscow, Russia and is now living and thriving in Portland, Oregon. This music is a little boat. Get in, take off your shoes if you are wearing any, and go away for a little while. Though a bit foggy and dreamy, the undulations will eventually bring you back to shore.