Reading with Megan Levad & Rebecca Hoogs

Join Tavern Books at Open Books Emporium in celebration of the release of What Have I to Say to You by Megan Levad! Levad will read with Seattle-based poet Rebecca Hoogs.
This event is free and open to the public.
Megan Levad is the author of What Have I to Say to You (Tavern Books, 2017), and Why We Live in the Dark Ages, the first selection in Tavern Books' Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series. Her poems and essays have appeared in the Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, Tin House, Boston Review, Granta Online, Fence, the Everyman's Library anthology Killer Verse, and London art and fashion magazine AnOther, among other publications. For several years after receiving her MFA from the University of Michigan, Megan was the Assistant Director of the Helen Zell Writers' Program. She now lives in San Francisco.
Rebecca Hoogs is the author of Self-Storage (Stephen F. Austin University Press) which was a finalist for the 2013 Washington State Book Award in Poetry, and a chapbook, Grenade (GreenTower Press). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, AGNI, FIELD, Crazyhorse, Zyzzyva, The Journal, Poetry Northwest, The Florida Review, Cincinnati Review, and others. She won the 2010 Southeast Review poetry contest and is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Artist Trust of Washington State. She is the Associate Director for Seattle Arts & Lectures and occasionally co-directs and teaches in the summer Creative Writing in Rome program for the University of Washington.