NEWS & EVENTS

 

2019
Winter Poetry Workshop ERNC - Jan 20

 

A discussion of nature/eco-poetry. A focus on winter poems. Bring poems to share. At the Eagle River Nature Center, 2-3:30p. Pre-register with the ERNC.

Be-hooved Book Launch at IGCA - Feb 17

 

Book launch at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, 427 D Street, Anchorage, 4-6p. Music, munchies, and mots.

Reading, Third Place Bookstore, Seattle - Feb 20

 

Mar Ka will be introduced by former Poet Laureate of Washington, Kathleen Flenniken, who will also read a few new poems of her own.

Featured Poet, Anchorage Poetry Parley - March 20

 

Mar Ka will read from her just released book Be-hooved, and also new poems. She will honor the influence of the work of Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize for Literature.

AWP Conference March 27-30

 

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference will be in Portland, OR,  this year. Mar Ka will be selling and signing books at the IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts) table from 11a-12p on Thursday, and at the Cirque Journal table on Friday from 11a to 1p. Books will be available at both tables over the course of the conference. 

Poetry Month - Book Groups

 

​Mar Ka is available to visit book groups throughout the month of April, National Poetry Month.

Kenai Reading - April 11

 

Joint reading of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Divine, a call and response of Alaska memoirs in poetry and essays, at Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai River Campus. 

Homer Reading - April 12

 

Joint reading of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Divine, a call and response of Alaska memoirs in poetry and essays, at Kenai Peninsula College, Kachemak Bay Campus.

UAA Bookstore Reading - April 26

Joint reading of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Divine, a call and response of Alaska memoirs in poetry and essays.

Eagle River Book Signing - April 27

Joint book signing of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Divine, at Jitters Coffee House in Eagle River.

Spring Poetry Workshop ERNC - April 28

 

Haiku and its legacy, including issues of translation. At the Eagle River Nature Center, 2-3:30p. Pre-register with ERNC.

Talkeetna Reading - May 2

 

​Joint reading of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Devine, at the Talkeetna Library, 5-7p.

Fairbanks Arts Association Literary Series Reading - May 4 

Joint reading of UA Press Literary Series February and March 2019 authors, Mar Ka and Monica Divine, a call and response of Alaska memoirs in poetry and essays.

Summer Poetry Workshop ERNC - July 28

 

Erasure/Circling poetry, source and potential. At the Eagle River Nature Center, 2-3:30p. Pre-register with ERNC.

Fall Poetry Workshop ERNC - July 28

 

Ekphrastic poetry, art as inspiration. At the Eagle River Nature Center, 2-3:30p. Pre-register with ERNC.

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