Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of RUST FISH (Lost Horse Press, 2011), YESTERDAY, THE BEES (Floating Bridge Press, October 2015), and the 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:

September 27-30, 2018: Montana Book Festival, Missoula

Events: -Friday, 9/28, 3:30: Writers Under the Influence with Scablands Books

-Saturday, 9/29, 10:30 a.m: This is the Place Reading

-Saturday, 9/29, 12:30 p.m.: Creative Collaboration & Creating Community


Saturday, October 6, 5 p.m.: Reading with Sierra Golden for Launch of her book, The Slow Art. Country rock duo Lo-Liner will provide live tunes. Free popcorn. Artspace Hiawatha Lofts. Seattle.

Monday, October 8, 7 p.m.: Book Launch for Laura Read’s Dresses From the Old Country. Bartlett. Spokane, WA.

Friday, October 19, 7 p.m.: Reading Tour for Laura Read’s Dresses From the Old Country. Village Books. Bellingham, WA

October 20, 1-3 p.m.: “The American Character & The Personal Pronoun,” with Laura Read. Community Workshop for Boynton Poetry Series, MindPort (mezzanine), 210 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225

October 26, : Humanities Washington, “Bedtime Stories” Fundraiser (with Matthew Sullivan and Claudia Castro Luna). Spokane, WA.

Sunday, October 28, 4 p.m.: Seven Prayers to Cathy McMorris Rodgers. A release party for Spokane writer Kate Lebo’s collection of poems “Seven Prayers to Cathy McMorris Rodgers,” featuring readings from Sharma Shields, Laura Read, Maya Zeller, Nance Van Winckel, Ellen Welcker and Chelsea Martin. Reading hosts will collect donations for WA 5th District Democratic candidate Lisa Brown.

Saturday, November 3, 4:15-5:30, Salon 3:The Essay as Ecosystem.” Panel. With Kathryn Nuernberger, Kate Lebo, Elissa Washuta, & Clint Crockett Peters. NonfictionNOW! Conference. Phoenix, AZ.

Saturday, November 24: Small Business Saturday at Auntie’s Bookstore. Signings with Laura Read & Ellen Welcker

December 1, Open Books: A Poem Emporium, Seattle: Reading with Laura Read and Elizabeth Austen

AWP Portland:

-Thursday March 28: Offsite event at the Ace Hotel. Featuring Black Ocean, Poetry Northwest, & Entre Rios Books.

-Friday, March 29, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Author signing at the CWU Professional and Creative Writing MA table.

Saturday March 30th, at Cider Riot!, 807 NE Couch St.: Offsite reading with Construction Magazine, Four Way Review, INCH, & New South


May 27-June 1, 2019: Unamuno International Literary Festival. Madrid, Spain.

June 4, 2019: Oxford University Reading Series. Oxford.