On Thursday, September 28, Northwind Reading Series features Kimberly Burwick and Kevin Goodan. The readings start at 7 p.m. in Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St.
Kimberly Burwick was born and raised in Massachusetts. Burwick earned her BA in literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her MFA in poetry from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is the author of four collections of poetry: Has No Kinsmen, Horses in the Cathedral, winner of the Robert Dana Prize, Good Night Brother, winner of the Burnside Review Prize, and Custody of the Eyes. She is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Washington State University.
Kevin Goodan was born in Montana and raised on the Flathead Indian Reservation where his stepfather and brothers are tribal members. Goodan earned his BA from the University of Montana and worked as a firefighter for ten years with the U.S. Forest Service before receiving his MFA from University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2004. Goodan's first collection of poetry, In the Ghost-House Acquainted, won The L.L. Winship/ PEN New England Award in 2005. His other books include Winter Tenor, Upper Level Disturbances, Let The Voices and Anaphora. Goodan has taught at the University of Connecticut, and has served as Visiting Writer at Wesleyan University in the College of Letters. He is Associate Professor at Lewis-Clark State College and is on faculty at the low-residency MFA: Rainier Writer Workshop.
Northwind is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that sponsors visual, musical and literary art events and education on the Olympic Peninsula. www.northwindarts.org
Suggested donation for the reading is $5.00. All proceeds will support Northwind Arts Center. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-301-1159.