Claudia Savage Conversations with Writers

Event details

  • Monday | February 25, 2019
  • 8:00 pm
  • Reedville Presbyterian Church 2785 SW 209th Avenue Aloha, OR

Claudia Savage is participating in the Conversations With Writers Series with her event–Radical Empathy: The Importance of Love Poems in Wartime. On Monday, February 25 at 8:00 PM at Reedville Presbyterian Church.

Claudia F. Saleeby Savage is part of the performance duo Thick in the Throat, Honey. Her latest collection of poetry is Bruising Continents. (Spuyten Duyvil) with recent work in BOMB, Denver Quarterly, Columbia, Nimrod, Water-Stone Review, and Anomaly (the interview series Witness the Hour: Arab American Poets Across the Diaspora). She is a 2018 – 2021 Black Earth Institute Fellow, and has received recognition from Ucross, Jentel, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, RACC, Literary Arts, and Oregon State University. Her collaboration, reductions, about motherhood and ephemerality with visual artist Jacklyn Brickman, is forthcoming in Columbus and Detroit in 2020. Her poetics are influenced by rabid reading, Alice Coltrane, and long hikes in drippy forests. She teaches and lives with her husband and daughter in Portland.