An afternoon with poets Willa Schneberg + Marilyn Stablein
November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Poets Willa Schneberg + Marilyn Stablein will read on Saturday November 2nd at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop.
Marilyn will read from her new books, Houseboat on the Ganges & A Room in Kathmandu (Chin Music Press, June 2019) and Milepost 27 (Black Heron Press, April 2019).
Willa would read from her essay entitled “Where Guests are gods: A Poet’s Sojourn in Kathmandu,” published in Calyx: A Journal of Art & Literature by Women as well as from poems she wrote this summer at the Mudhouse Residency in Crete.
Willa Schneberg is a poet, ceramic sculptor, curator, and psychotherapist in private practice. She has authored five poetry collections including: Box Poems; In The Margins of The World, recipient of the Oregon Book Award; Storytelling in Cambodia; and Rending the Garment. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including: American Poetry Review, Salmagundi, Poet Lore, and Bellevue Literary Review. In 2018, she was poet-in-residence in Kathmandu, Nepal, and this summer she is a fellow at the Mudhouse Residency in Crete. willaschneberg.org
Marilyn Stablein is the author of fifteen books. She has won the New Mexico Book Award, the National Federation of Press Women Book Award, a Southwest Writers Award, and was a finalist for the Marie Alexander Prose Poetry Award. Works include Splitting Hard Ground: Poems, Houseboat on the Ganges & A Room in Kathmandu, Sleeping in Caves, Climate of Extremes: Landscape and Imagination, Vermin: A Traveler’s Bestiary, and The Census. She is a former book critic for the Seattle Times and a founding board member of Seattle Arts and Lectures. Her limited edition artist books are in private and public collections. She is based in Portland, Oregon. marilynstablein.com