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Carolyn Moore Reading Series: Patrycja Humienik & Sadia Hassan

From PCC's Humanities & Arts Initiative

Red-tinted landscape photo overlaid with color photos of Patrycja Humienik and Sadia Hassan

The PCC HARTS Council would like to invite you to join us online on Wednesday, February 15th for the second Carolyn Moore Reading Series event of 2023, featuring the two February residents of PCC’s Carolyn Moore Writing Residency: poets Patrycja Humienik and Sadia Hassan. The reading will begin at 6:30 and will last for one hour.

Patrycja Humienik, daughter of Polish immigrants, is a writer, editor, and teaching artist based in Seattle, WA. She serves as Events Director for The Seventh Wave. Her poems are featured/forthcoming in Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, The Adroit Journal, Ninth Letter, SAND Journal Berlin, 128 Lit, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Slowdown podcast, and elsewhere. She has collaboratively developed performance work for Titwrench Festival, GayCity Seattle, REDCAT New Original Works Festival, Dikeou Literary Series, and Film on the Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Patrycja is working on her first book, Anchor Baby.

Sadia Hassan is the author of Enumeration (Akashic Books, 2020), part of the New-Generation African Poets chapbook set. Hassan has received fellowships from Hedgebrook, The Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Mesa Refuge. Winner of the 2021 Georgia Review Emerging Writer’s Fellowship, the 2020 Hurston/Wright College Writers Award and 2019 finalist for The Krause Essay Prize, Hassan is currently working on a collection of poems about girl children and women prophets.

Click here to join the reading at 6:30 pm on February 15th.