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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Saturday, April 7: Inland Poetry Prowl–Ellensburg, WA

“Strange Alchemy: When Women Collaborate,” panel discussion exploring interdisciplinary collaborations, featuring Melinda Mueller, Elizabeth Vignali, Kami Westhoff, Katharine Whitcomb, & Maya Jewell Zeller. 2-2:45pm. Gallery One, 408 N Pearl (Ceramic Studio). Ellensburg.

April 13-15: Orcas Island Lit Fest–Orcas Island, WA

Friday, April 13: Reading with Ana Maria Spagna, Gail Folkins, & more; Outlook Inn Victoria Room—7:30p to 8:15

Saturday, April 14: THIS IS THE PLACE: WOMEN WRITING ABOUT HOME–Panel discussion with Margot Kahn, Tara Conklin, Jane Wong, Elizabeth Eaves; Center Stage–9:30 to 10:40a

April 28: GetLit! Festival–Spokane, WA–Small Press Reading

May 9: Collaborative Show with Kayla Jeffress, Old Skool, Ellensburg. 6:30 p.m.

May 18: Western Washington University, Alumni Reading, with Carol Guess, Bruce Beasley, Nancy Pagh, Taneum Bambrick

July 2018, various evenings: Mic Drop: Guided Writing/ Open Mic Sessions at Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

October 26: Humanities Washington Bedtime Stories, Spokane (with Matthew Sullivan and Claudia Castro Luna)