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GU Visiting Writers Series: Sierra Golden
October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Gonzaga Alumna Sierra Golden will read from her forthcoming poetry collection, “The Slow Art,” which was the winner of the 2018 Dorothy Brunsman Poetry Prize. After graduating from Gonzaga, Golden received her MFA in poetry from North Carolina State University. Winner of the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Prize, Golden’s work appears in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner, Permafrost, and Ploughshares. She has also been awarded residencies by Hedgebrook, the Island Institute, and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. Although she calls Washington State home, Golden has spent many summers in Alaska, working as a commercial fisherman. She was a 2015-2016 Made at Hugo House Fellow and now works in communications at Casa Latina, a nonprofit organization advancing the power and well-being of Latino immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing.