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Of Cacasdia: A Tribute to Sam Hamill – Noon to 2:00 p.m. PST

 

 

 

A Poetry Reading and Conversation in Celebration

of the 10th Anniversary of Writing for Peace

 

The reading is Sunday, September 26th from Noon to 2:00 p.m. PST

Based in Zoom. See the meeting information below.

Please join us for the tribute to Sam Hamill to hear some of Sam’s work, poems and essays written for Sam, and of course some stories. It will be a powerful reading and evening to honor this complex man and writer, who was the first advisor for Writing for Peace.

SAM HAMILL was born in 1943 and grew up on a Utah farm. He is Founding Editor of Copper Canyon Press and served at Editor there for thirty-two years. He taught in artist-in-residency programs in schools and prisons and worked with Domestic Violence programs. He directed the Port Townsend Writers Conference for nine years, and in 2003, founded Poets Against the War. He is the author of more than forty books, including celebrated translations from ancient Chinese, Japanese, Greek and Latin. He died at home in Anacortes, Washingotn, on April 14, 2018.

Readers include: Alexis Bernaut, Lyn Coffin, Martín Espada, Jim Farmer, Cate Gable, Galen Garwood, Chris Harris, Kaaren Kitchell, Gary Lemons, Juniper Moon, William O’Daly, Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma, Ian Ramsey, Lauren Marie Schmidt, and Michael Simms, among others.

 

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81031862607?pwd=dm1DSCtKWmFrT0JHdlBRbzFQRUYzUT09

 

Meeting ID: 810 3186 2607

Passcode: 821060