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December 2019

Copper Canyon Press Annual Showcase & Book Sale—Port Townsend

December 11, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Worden Commons A, 200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Mark your calendars for our annual Port Townsend end-of-year holiday poetry celebration! This free event will take place at The Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Light refreshments will be served. At 6:15pm, there will be a brief reading by prize-winning poet and public-interest attorney Elizabeth J. Coleman, editor of the anthology Here: Poems for the Planet, and Taneum Bambrick, author of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize-winning collection Vantage. The book sale will feature recent releases and old favorites alike,…

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Copper Canyon Press Annual Showcase & Book Sale—Seattle

December 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington 98122
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Join Copper Canyon Press for our annual poetry showcase and book sale in Seattle! This year's celebration will celebrate socially-engaged poetry with poems that take on climate change, gender justice, issues of labor and class, and life at the U.S-Mexico border. Elizabeth J. Coleman will travel from New York to read from the groundbreaking anthology of eco-poetry Here: Poems for the Planet; Evelia Arcis Taylor—10 year old writer and performer extraordinaire—will join Coleman in reading a selection from Here; Taneum…

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February 2020

Paisley Rekdal with Seattle Arts & Lectures

February 6 @ 7:30 pm
Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington 98122
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Please note the change in location: this event will now be held at Hugo House.

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March 2020

AWP 2020 | Fierce Lineage, Poetic Agency: Women of Copper Canyon Press

March 5 @ 12:10 pm - 1:25 pm
Room 008, Henry B. González Convention Center, Riverlevel, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
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Updated March 3, 2020: After much deliberation, the team at Copper Canyon Press has decided not to attend the 2020 AWP conference in San Antonio. We made this difficult call out of an abundance of caution after consulting with each staff member who was scheduled to attend the conference, as well as numerous Copper Canyon poets and fellow exhibitors. You can read our full statement here. At this time, the event will move ahead with Leila Chatti and Traci Brimhall. We will…

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AWP 2020 | A Tribute to W.S. Merwin, Sponsored by Copper Canyon Press & Write On, Door County

March 5 @ 3:20 pm - 4:35 pm
HemisFair Ballroom C3, Henry B. González Center, Ballroom Level, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
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Updated March 3, 2020: After much deliberation, the team at Copper Canyon Press has decided not to attend the 2020 AWP conference in San Antonio. We made this difficult call out of an abundance of caution after consulting with each staff member who was scheduled to attend the conference, as well as numerous Copper Canyon poets and fellow exhibitors. You can read our full statement here. We will update this event with details as we learn more. ----- W.S. Merwin was a…

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CANCELED: AWP 2020 | Copper Canyon Press & Lambda Literary Showcase

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Updated March 3, 2020: Please note that this event has been canceled. After much deliberation, the team at Copper Canyon Press has decided not to attend the 2020 AWP conference in San Antonio. We made this difficult call out of an abundance of caution after consulting with each staff member who was scheduled to attend the conference, as well as numerous Copper Canyon poets and fellow exhibitors. You can read our full statement here. Our friends at Lambda Literary will still be…

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CANCELED: AWP 2020 | Big Beautiful Copper Canyon Book Release

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Spirit Hall in the Healy Murphy Center, 618 Live Oak St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Updated March 3, 2020: Please note that this event has been canceled. After much deliberation, the team at Copper Canyon Press has decided not to attend the 2020 AWP conference in San Antonio. We made this difficult call out of an abundance of caution after consulting with each staff member who was scheduled to attend the conference, as well as numerous Copper Canyon poets and fellow exhibitors. You can read our full statement here. ---------- Join us for an AWP20…

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