Poet Kathleen Flenniken
October 17, 2012 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Dean Hall Lobby.
As part of the Lion Rock Visiting Writer’s Series, we welcome Kathleen Flenniken. Kathleen Flenniken is the 2012-2014 Washington State Poet Laureate. Her first book, Famous (University of Nebraska, 2006), won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and was named a Notable Book by the American Library Association and a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. Ms. Flenniken is also a former civil engineer at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
This event is presented in conjunction with the Museum of Culture and Environment's programming for the exhibit, Particles on the Wall: Art, poetry, and science at the Hanford nuclear site.
The Museum of Culture & Environment is located on the CWU campus on the first floor of Dean Hall, 1200 N. D St. It is open to the public Wednesday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parking at CWU is free after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends.
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