Rob Arnold’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Gettysburg Review, Poetry Northwest, Hyphen, RED INK, Yes Poetry, and The Ocean State Review, among others. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has received support from the Somerville Arts Council and Artist Trust. He is a Program Director and Curator of Events at Hugo House.

2020 Writers Program

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Jack Straw Artists at Westcrest Park this weekend!

September 3, 2021

Created Commons at Westcrest Park Jack Straw Artist Performances: September 4-5, 4-8pm Westcrest Park, Seattle FREE (Donations requested for Real Rent Duwamish) As part of the City of Seattle’s Created Commons initiative, Jack Straw’s partner Lelavision has invited us to collaborate on a neighborhood celebration featuring BIPOC-centered performances, wellness offerings, and science panels utilizing their […]

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The 2020 Jack Straw Reading Series – live from our homes in June!

May 12, 2020

The 24th annual Jack Straw Reading Series is adapting for our times, with a series of live-streamed events featuring new poetry, prose, fiction, and creative nonfiction from the 2020 Jack Straw Writers. Multi-genre writer and program curator Anastacia-Renee will host three readings with the writers from their homes, streamed live via Jack Straw’s Facebook page. […]

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2020 Jack Straw Reading Series

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Announcing the 2020 Jack Straw Writers

January 10, 2020

Curator Anastacia-Renée has selected the 2020 Jack Straw Writers! Our fellows this year are Rob Arnold, Ebo Barton, Jeffrey Cheatham II, Ching-In Chen, Elaina Ellis, Michelle Goodman, Maisha Manson, Wryly McCutchen, Troy Osaki, Helen Thomas, Jose Trejo-Maya, and Arianne True. These writers will be hard at work for the next few months writing and training […]

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