Thursday, April 11, 2013

Poetry Event at North Bend Library

Northwest Poets Read at North Bend Public Library

Poets Gary Lark, Kelly Terwilliger and Tim Whitsel give a public reading at the North Bend Public Library on Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm . This free reading is part of a series of poetry readings featuring outstanding Northwest poets.

Gary Lark, lived in Coos Bay for a long time. He currently lives in Grants Pass , and is the author Men At he Gates, Getting By, Eels and Fishes, and Tasting the Salmon’s Flesh. Getting By received the Holland Prize, which recognizes the best unpublished book of poetry in American English.

Kelly Terwilliger’s works have appeared in many journals, including the Atlanta Review, Calyx, Comstock Review, and Hunger Mountain . Her book A Glimpse of Oranges was her debut collection, published by Finishing Line Press. She works as a storyteller and lives in Eugene .

Tim Whitsel is the author of We Say Ourselves, published by Traprock Press in 2012. For six years he directed Windfall, a monthly reading series at the Eugene Public Library featuring Northwest writers. He grew up in Indiana and lives in Springfield with his wife Carol. They live on a 100-year old floodplain northeast of Springfield .

This reading is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by Erik Muller, editor and publisher of Eugene ’s Traprock Press, and the North Bend Public Library. For more information, call the library at 541-756-0400 or visit

Gary Sharp

Director of Library Services

North Bend Public Library

1800 Sherman

North Bend OR 97549

541-756-1073 voice or fax

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