On Thursday, September 14, Northwind Reading Series features Matthew Nienow, Carolina Ebeid and Abe Streep. The readings start at 7 p.m. in Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St.
Matthew Nienow lives in Port Townsend with his wife and two sons, where he designs and builds high-end wooden paddle boards. His debut collection of poems is titled House of Water. His work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, New England Review, and Poetry, which awarded him a 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship. He has also been recognized with a 2011 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a 2012 Fellowship from Artist Trust of Washington State.
Carolina Ebeid is a the author of You Ask Me to Talk About the Interior. She is a student in the PhD program in creative writing at the University of Denver, and holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers. She has won fellowships and prizes from CantoMundo, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, the Stadler Center for Poetry, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work appears widely in journals such as The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, and more recent work appears in Linebreak, Bennington Review, and in the inaugural Ruth Stone House Reader.
Abe Streep is a contributing editor at Outside and a contributing writer at The California Sunday Magazine. His journalism has also appeared in WIRED, Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Men's Journal, Bloomberg, Popular Science, and elsewhere. He has covered rodeo, coal miners, disaster response, environmental issues, pawn shops, and the worst minor league baseball team in America, among other topics. Streep was previously a senior editor at Outside, where he edited features and the front-of-book. His writing has been a notable selection in Best American Essays, Best American Sports Writing, and Best American Science and Nature Writing. He occasionally works as a lecturer at the University of Wyoming, a contract editor, and a musician.
Northwind is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that sponsors visual, musical and literary art events and education on the Olympic Peninsula. www.northwindarts.org
Suggested donation for the reading is $5.00. All proceeds will support Northwind Arts Center. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-301-1159.