Convergence Writers Series

Spring 2014 Reading

Please join us for a lively reading by author Derek Sheffield

Derek Sheffield

Derek Sheffield

12:30 p.m., Tues., May 6
Black Box Theatre


Through the Second SkinJoin Professor of English and poet Derek Sheffield for a reading from his book "Through the Second Skin" (Orchises Press, 2013) and a discussion of ecopoetics as part of the college's Earth Month celebration. Sheffield teaches English at Wenatchee Valley College and is the poetry editor for

His poems have appeared in "Poetry," "The Georgia Review," "Orion," "Ecotone," "Hayden's Ferry Review," "Alaska Quarterly Review," among other literary journals and anthologies. He was awarded "North American Review's" James Hearst Poetry Prize, the inaugural Sparrow Prize in Poetry, and the Hazel Lipa Environmental Chapbook Award.

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Co-sponsored by the Convergence Writers Series; Arts, Culture, and Civil Engagement; and the Edmonds CC Foundation.