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Local Author Spotlight: Meagan Macvie, Nina Packebush, and Dawn Pichon Barron

Please join us for an evening of readings and discussion with three distinctive literary voices: Dawn Pichón Barron is a writer, educator, & advocate for human & civil rights. Currently, she is Director of the Native Pathways Program for Indigenous Scholarship at The Evergreen State College. Her work has been or is forthcoming in Yellow Medicine Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, WA 129 Poetry Anthology (Sage Press, 2017), Barrelhouse “ALPHA” blog, Pontoon, Of A Monstrous Child (Lost Horse Press, 2011), & the chapbook, “ESCAPE GIRL BLUES” (Finishing Line Press, January 2018). Meagan Macvie is the author of the young adult novel The Ocean in my Ears (2017), published by Ooligan Press. Meagan's work has appeared in Narrative, Fugue, and Barrelhouse, as well as the short story anthology Timberland Writes Together. Nina Packebush is the author of Girls Like Me (2017), a young adult novel published by Bink Books. Nina is a grown up queer teen mama and zinester. She was a 2012 Lambda Literary Fellow in Young Adult Fiction and has been published in a variety of alternative magazines, websites, and anthologies, including My Baby Rides the Short Bus. Copies of Dawn, Meagan, and Nina's books will be available for purchase and signing.