Angst Gallery and Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna Present Airlie Press authors
Jon Boisvert, A. Molotkov, Kelly Terwilliger, and Tim Whitsel December 2, 2017
Angst Gallery director Leah Jackson and Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna are proud to present a special reading featuring authors from Airlie Press. Airlie Press is a nonprofit publisher run by writers, dedicated to cultivating and sustaining fine contemporary poetry and to promoting poets from the Pacific Northwest. http://www.airliepress.org/.
Jon Boisvert was born in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and now lives in Oregon. He studied poetry at Oregon State University and the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland. You can sometimes see new writing and art at www.jonboisvert.com. BORN is his first book.
Born in Russia, A. Molotkov moved to the US in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. His poetry collection, The Catalog of Broken Things, was released by Airlie Press in 2016. Published by Kenyon, Iowa, Cincinnatti, Massachusetts, Atlanta, Bennington, Tampa, Raleigh, New Orleans, Cream City and Cider Press Reviews, Pif, Volt, Ruminate, 2 River, Sequestrum and many more, Molotkov is winner of various fiction and poetry contests and a 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship. His translation of a Chekhov story was included by Knopf in their Everyman Series. He co-edits The Inflectionist Review. Please visit him at AMolotkov.com.
Kelly Terwilliger grew up on the Oregon Coast, and is the author of a chapbook of poems, A Glimpse of Oranges. She currently lives in Eugene, Oregon, where she works as an oral storyteller and poet/artist-in-residence in public schools.
Airlie Press published Wish Meal, Tim Whitsel’s first full-length book, wish meal, in 2016. A review can be found online at http://omniverse.us/sara-burant-reviews-tim-whitsels-wish-meal/ We Say Ourselves was published by Traprock Books in 2012. He has been active as a writer, workshop member and Windfall Reading Series host (or attendee) in the Eugene community for many years. He lives in a valley east of Springfield, OR. Tim has been honored for his work by artist residencies in 2014 and 2017 from PLAYA at Summer Lake. A poem of his appears in the current issue of Cirque 16.
Additionally, each book is described in detail at http://www.airliepress.org/titles/