Second Sunday with Carl Adamshick

Posted By:  Tina Walker Davis
Date Posted:  7/7/2015

Carl Adamshick Deschutes Public Library welcomes award-winning poet Carl Adamshick to the Downtown Bend Library on Sunday, July 12, for Second Sunday, the library’s monthly celebration of the written word. The reading is free and open to the public. An open mic follows the reading and books will be available for sale.

Sunday, July 12, 2015 • 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Carl Adamshick grew up primarily in Harvard, Illinois. His debut collection of poetry, Curses and Wishes, was selected by Marvin Bell for the 2010 Walt Whitman Award and was published by Louisiana State University the following year. His work has been published in Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The Missouri Review, and Narrative. Adamshick’s writing has also been featured on The Rumpus website and as the Weekly Poem on the PBS NewsHours website.

Adamshick received an Oregon Literary Fellowship from Literary Arts and is a co-founder of Tavern Books. His second poetry collection, Saint Friend, was published by McSweeney’s in 2014.

Adamshick currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Tina at (541) 312-1034.

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