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Running Time: Approximately 90 minutes

Bob Hicok is the author of five books of poetry, including Elegy Owed (2013). He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim and the NEA. Co-Presented by Seattle Times. Sponsored by Copper Canyon Press.


      Bob Hicok
Selected Works
Elegy Owed (2013)
This Clumsy Living (Pitt Poetry Series) (2007)
Words for Empty and Words for Full (Pitt Poetry Series) (2010)
Insomnia Diary (Pitt Poetry Series) (2004)
Plus Shipping (American Poets Continuum) (1998)
The Legend of Light (Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry) (1995)

Part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series

Seattle Arts & Lectures champions the literary arts by engaging and inspiring readers and writers of all generations in the Pacific Northwest. Programs include the Literary Arts Series, the Poetry Series, SAL U, Writers in the Schools, and SAL Presents Special Events.

Seattle Arts & Lectures was founded in 1987 and launched its first season in 1988 with John Updike, Calvin Trillin, Donald Barthelme, Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, Isabel Allende, and Rosamond Bernier. In 1994, SAL brought the nationally recognized Writers in the Schools to Seattle—an educational program that places local professional writers in public school classrooms to develop skills and spark student interest in reading and writing. The Poetry Series, featuring such notables as Philip Levine and Anne Carson, debuted in 2000, as did Wednesday University (now called SAL U), an adult continuing education program in the arts and culture, co-sponsored by the University of Washington’s Simpson Center for the Humanities and taught by distinguished U.W. professors. 

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