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Poetry Broadside Launch

with C.C. Stern Type Foundry
Saturday, June 22, 2024
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PDT

Poetry Reading and Broadside Launch with poet Kathleen Flenniken

Clatskanie Cultural Center
75 S Nehalem St, Clatskanie, OR 97016

The C.C. Stern Type Foundry is hosting a poetry reading and letterpress broadside launch featuring the poem “Where Are You Going” by Kathleen Flenniken. Hear a poetry reading by Flenniken and a discussion of the broadside creation with letterpress printer Laura Bentley of Pinwheel Press. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is appreciated. For more information and to register, visit the C.C. Stern Type Foundry website

Kathleen Flenniken is an award-winning poet who served as Washington State Poet Laureate from 2012–2014. She is author of three poetry collections: Post Romantic (University of Washington Press, 2020), Plume (University of Washington Press, 2012), and Famous (University of Nebraska Press, 2006). This event marks the release of the fourth broadside to be printed as part of the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s Pacific Northwest Poets Laureate Broadside Project. The C.C. Stern Type Foundry is an Oregon based 501(c)3 organization dedicated to preserving the heritage of the type casting industry, educating people in the history and current applications of metal type, and creating new letterpress artwork using traditional practices.