The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Cedar Sigo

Reading - Literary | February 6 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

 Cedar Sigo

 Noah Warren

 Department of English, Holloway Poetry Series

The Holloway Series in Poetry presents a reading by Cedar Sigo, with an introductory reading by Noah Warren.

CEDAR SIGO was raised on the Suquamish reservation near Seattle, Washington, and home schooled from the eighth grade onward. In 1995 he was awarded a scholarship to study writing and poetics at the Naropa Institute, where he studied with poets Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Lisa Jarnot, Alice Notley, and Joanne Kyger, among others. He is the author of Selected Writings ( Ugly Duckling Presse, 2003 and 2005), Death Race vsop (Red Ant Press, 2005), and Expensive Magic (House Press, 2008), Stranger In Town ( City Lights, 2010), Language Arts (Wave Books, 2014), and Royals (Wave Books, 2017). He is also the editor of There You Are: Interviews, Journals, and Ephemera by Joanne Kyger (Wave Books, 2017).

Sigo has given poetry readings at the Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, P.S. One Museum of Contemporary Art, the San Francisco Poetry Center, San Francisco Art Institute, and Beyond Baroque. He has collaborated with visual artists including Colter Jacobsen, Frank Haines, Cecilia Dougherty, and Will Yackulic, and taughtworkshops at St. Mary’s College, Naropa University, and University Press Books. He lived in San Francisco for many years and now lives in Lofall, Washington.

NOAH WARREN is the author of The Destroyer in the Glass (2016), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, his work appears in The Paris Review, Poetry, Poem-a-Day, New England Review, PEN America, and elsewhere.

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