Fisher Poets + Book Reading at Cannon Beach Gallery
Join the Cannon Beach Gallery on Sunday Feb 26th, 2023 for a Fisher Poets reading from 2:30 - 6:00PM. The Fisher Poets celebrates the commercial fishing industry in poetry, prose and song, the FisherPoets Gathering has attracted fisherpoets and their many fans to Astoria, Oregon the last weekend of February since 1998.
More information on Fisher Poets and Astoria Schedule:
2:30pm: Author Lara Messersmith-Glavin book signing and reading of "Spirit Things" Q&A, and knot-tying.
Spirit Things recounts stories of fishing, family, synesthesia, storytelling, gender, and violence against the backdrop of the Alaskan fishing industry. Each essay follows an object through its history, drawing together the delicate lines that link things through their making and use, their genesis and evolution, and the ways they gain significance in an individual’s life.
4:00 - 6:00pm: Fisher Poets Readings by Various Poets