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Poetry at the Postmark

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Poetry nights are returning to Auburn. Drop-in for the new and free Poetry Nights at the Postmark as we begin to host a poetry reading series on the first Wednesday of each month. Bring a poem for the open mic!

This month’s event features poet Patrick Dixon. Dixon is a retired educator and commercial fisherman living in Olympia, Washington. Published in Cirque Literary Journal, Panoplyzine, Raven Chronicles, National Fisherman magazine, The Smithsonian and the anthologies FISH 2015, WA129 (2017), and I Sing the Salmon Home (2022). He was also included in the Washington State Book Award anthology, Take a Stand: Art Against Hate (2020). Dixon is on the Board of Directors of the Olympia Poetry Network. He is a past poetry editor of National Fisherman magazine’s quarterly, North Pacific Focus (2010-2019). He received an Artist Trust Grant for Artists to edit Anchored in Deep Water: The FisherPoets Anthology (2014). His poetry chapbook Arc of Visibility won the 2015 Alabama State Poetry Morris Memorial Award. In June of 2023 he won the Cirque Poetry of Place competition. His memoir, Waiting to Deliver, about his 20 years fishing for salmon on Cook Inlet, Alaska, was published in 2022.



April 3
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Postmark Center for the Arts
20 Auburn Avenue
Auburn, United States
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