Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of RUST FISH (Lost Horse Press, 2011), YESTERDAY, THE BEES (Floating Bridge Press, October 2015), and the forthcoming collaboration (with Seattle visual artist Carrie DeBacker), ALCHEMY FOR CELLS & OTHER BEASTS (Entre Rios, Fall 2017). Please visit “About the Author” for more information.

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Upcoming Events:


July 16-23: Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, Fort Worden, WA:

Monday, July 16  & Tuesday, July 17, generative workshops: “Crossover Artists: Poets Writing Nonfiction”

Thursday, July 19 & Friday, July 20, generative workshops: “Telling Secrets: The Power of Intimacy in Epistolary and Other Kinds of Direct Address”

Thursday, September 28: Pie & Whiskey anthology release, Missoula; Montana Festival of the Book

Friday, September 29-Saturday, September 30: MT Festival of the Book, Missoula–events TBA

Friday, October 13:: Spokane Riverkeeper Fundraiser Event, with Shawn Vestal

Thursday, November 9, 7 p.m.: release reading for Alchemy for Cells & Other Beasts (available for preorder now!), Open Books, Seattle (reading with Ellen Welcker)

Saturday, November 18, 7 p.m.: reading with authors Kate Lebo, Tara Conklin, Jane Wong, & more, for the release of This is the Place: Women Writing on Home, Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle

Friday, February 23, 2018: Unamuno Author Series, Madrid, Spain