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Wave Books: Burning Deck Exhibition and Tribute to Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop

Mar 28 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design


Undergraduate Graduate Exhibitions

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

The Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing is hosting two important events in conjunction with this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in March in Portland. On Thursday, March 28, 2019 the program is honored to collaborate with Wave Books on the Wave Books: Burning Deck Exhibition and Tribute to Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop, a display of Burning Deck publications from the past 60 years, including rare letterpress editions and magazines, along with a casual reading celebration, with many collaborators, friends, and former students of the Waldrops reading from favorite Burning Deck or Waldrop books. Featuring Alejandro de Acosta, Rae Armantrout, Cole Swensen, Kristin P. Bradshaw, Lee Ann Brown, Matthew Cooperman, Danielle Dutton, E. Tracy Grinnell, Aaron Kunin, Jena Osman, Lisa Pearson, Sarah Riggs, Martin Riker, Lynn Xu, Magdalena Zurawski, and others. The exhibition is on view from 6 to 9pm in our Mediatheque, and readings begin at 6:30 and 8:00.

Co-sponsored by the BFA in Creative Writing and the MA in Critical Studies