Birthday Event — Village Books, Bellingham, WA

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January 17, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Village Books
1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA

Open to the Public: Yes
Admission: None
Event Host(s): James Bertolino
Featured Guest(s): Luther Allen, Anita Boyle, Jennifer Bullis, Nancy Canyon, Denise DuMaurier, Paul Fisher, Richard Harris, Judy Kleinberg, Andy McBride

Event Site Contact Info:
Name: Christina
Phone: 360-671-2626

Village Books Annual Poetry Reading celebrating Oregon’s late Poet Laureate, William Stafford.

This event is on Stafford’s actual 100th Birthday! One of the best known and loved American poets, Stafford served as Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress, received the National Book Award for Traveling Through the Dark, and taught for many years at Lewis & Clark College in Portland. He grew up in Kansas and was a conscientious objector during World War II. He was widely admired for his generosity.

Bellingham poet Jim Bertolino will host, and invited guests will read Stafford poems.