Thurs, April 17, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.
BookPeople of Moscow
latest collection of poems, Gaze
, was released this spring by Milkweed Editions. His new and selected volume, Dreamless and Possible
, published by the University of Washington Press in 2010, encompasses three decades of distinguished work drawn from all of his previous books. Christopher Buckley noted it was “a magnificent collection, by an exceptional voice and talent, one that enriches all of us writing and reading poetry in these times.”
Howell’s eighth collection of poems, Light's Ladder
, won the Washington State Book Award in 2005. His poems, essays, and translations have also appeared in a number of anthologies and journals. Howell has received numerous awards for his writing, including two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and two Washington State Book Awards. In addition, his work has three times been included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology.
He is professor of English and creative writing at Eastern Washington University, and lives with his family in Spokane.
2013-2014 Reading Schedule
Distinguished Visiting Writers
Dinty Moore (nonfiction): Sept 25, 2013, 7:30pm, U of Idaho Law School Courtroom
PEN-Hemingway Award Winnner
Tyehimba Jess (poetry): Oct 23, 2013, 7:30pm, U of Idaho Law School Courtroom
Teju Cole (fiction): Nov 13, 2013, 7:30pm, U of Idaho Law School Courtroom
: Feb 12, 2014, 7:30pm, Kenworthy Theater
Robert Wrigley: Feb 15, 7:00pm, BookPeople (PNBA
Book Award reading and reception)
Joy Passanante: April 3, 2014, 7:30pm, BookPeople (retirement reading)
(fiction): Sept 11, 2013, 7:30pm, BookPeople
(poet): Oct 4, 2013, 7:30pm, BookPeople
(environmental nonfiction): Oct 7, 2013, 4:00pm, BookPeople
(nonfiction and environmental poetry): Feb 20, 2014, 7:30pm, BookPeople
(poet, Idaho Writer-in-Residence): March 12, 2014, 7:30pm, BookPeople
(poet): April 17, 2014, 7:30pm, BookPeople