Vashon Island Inaugural Poet Laureate
News! Black Heron Press will publish Back Cut, a full length cycle of poems in 2021
Cancelled Alas! Reading: It’s About Time Series
6 to 7:45 p.m., Thursday March 12, 2020, Ballard Public Library, Seattle. Featured readers+ Ann) + Open Mic
Cancelled Alas! Alas! Reading: Tsuga
7 p.m., Sat. March 14, Tsuga Fine Art and Frame, 10101 Main St., Bothell
Featured readers Griffith H. Williams + Ann Spiers + Open Mic
Rescheduled Reading: Vashon Poets
Rescheduled to 6-8 p.m. Fri. May 22, 2020 Paper Boat Booksellers, 6040 California Ave. Seattle
Reading: Phoenix Tea Shop
7 p.m. Fri. April 3, 2020. 447 SW 152nd, Burien.
Featured Readers: Oliver Amatist + Ann + Open Mic
Cancelled Oh Alas!
Reading: Earth Day
7 to 8:30, Thursday, April 9, 2020 Northwind Gallery, Port Townsend Reading and Discussion with Rob Lewis and Ann.
Rob Lewis: “Our notion of wilderness is marked by the absence of fences.” Ann Spiers: “In your hands, bird bones again learn flight.”
Vashon Poets Take the Stage
July 25, 2020 Poets in the Park, Redmond, “Vashon: Island of 1000 Poets”
Oct 15, 2020, Soul Food, Linera Lucas + Ann Spiers + Open Mic
Book Launch: Anthology
Heart of Vashon: Sharing our Stories in Pictures and Words
6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, Vashon Book Shop
Poetry reading on Vintage J&B, Radio VOV at KVSH 101.9FM, Tues. May 27, 2019, 1:45-2:15 p.m.
Mr. Capone’s Iris Ink
A 4-day celebration of Literary Arts at Vashon Center for the Arts and other Vashon Island venues. April 11-14. 19600 Vashon Hwy SW.
Lit Crawl, Friday, April 12, 2019, 2-5 p.m Venues in Vashon Town
Reading, Saturday, April 13, 5:30-6:15, Kay White Hall, Poems for the Planet: Elegy and Witness Featured Reading, Ann joins Holly Hughes.
March 2019 Volcano Blue, Artist Book, May Day Press
Design/Letterpress: Catherine Michaelis, Linoleum cuts: Kim Newall, Poems: Ann Spiers.
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) Free
Poetry Reading & Open Mic
What is it Then Between Us?: Poetry & Democracy
March 27, 6 p.m. Vashon Book Shop
Academy of American Poets celebrates Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday by inviting communities to host readings with Whitman’s line “What is it then between us?” as inspiration. Ann joins Jessika Satori, Linera Lucas, Yvonne Leach, Sandra Noel, Hunter Davis, Lynn Carrigan with Myrna Hecht, Vashon Poet Laureate emceeing.
Lexicon of Light
Opening: Friday, April 5, 2019, 6 p.m. Photographers and Poets.
Reading: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7-8 p.m. Photographers with comments and Poets with poems that inspired the photographers.
Vashon Center for the Arts, 19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon Island.
19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon Island.
Conference etc. Meet-ups 2019
To meet-up at conferences, email Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org
Whiteley Center, Friday Harbor Labs, San Juan Island Feb. 24-March 6, 2020
Seattle, Suzan Cascadia, Seattle University, Feb. 13-14, 2020
Seattle, Judith Roach Memorial, Hugo House, Feb. 23, 2020.
Portland, AGU, May 14, 15, 2019
Portland AWP, March 27-30, 2019