Their reading/concert will feature a group discussion in which a free book will go to the audience member suggesting the best band name not already in use.
George Estreich is the author of Textbook Illustrations of the Human Body, a volume of poetry, and The Shape of the Eye, a memoir about raising a daughter with Down syndrome. Originally published by SMU Press, The Shape of the Eye won the 2012 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction and was recently released in paperback by Tarcher/Penguin. Estreich, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oregon State University, can be found online at www.georgeestreich.com
Matt Yurdana has worked at a variety of jobs, including raising salmon in Alaska, teaching writing to U.S. soldiers in South Korea, and directing the MFA program in creative writing at Pacific University. Matt received his MFA in poetry from the University of Montana, and his poems have appeared in a variety of journals, including: Alaska Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Massachusetts Review, The North American Review, Poetry Northwest, and The Southern Review. Among his awards are an NEA Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Richard Hugo Memorial Scholarship and the Academy of American Poets Award from the University of Montana, and the C. Hamilton Bailey Fellowship from Literary Arts. His book of poems, Public Gestures (University of Tampa Press) was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
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