The 2007 Jack Straw Writers, selected by Curator Matt Briggs, are Laurie Blauner, Anna Maria Hong, Susan Landgraf, Doug Nufer, Charles Potts, Howard W. Robertson, Willie Smith, Cheryl Strayed, Molly Tenenbaum, Kathryn Trueblood, The Vis-à-Vis Society (Sierra Nelson and Rachel Kessler), and Corrina Wycoff

Meet Our 2007 Jack Straw Writers
Laurie Blauner - Portrait

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Anna Maria Hong - Portrait

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Susan Landgraf - Portrait

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Doug Nufer - Portrait

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Charles Potts - Portrait

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Howard Robertson - Portrait

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Willie Smith - Portrait

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Cheryl Strayed - Portrait

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Molly Tenenbaum - Portrait

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Kathryn Trueblood - Portrait

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Vis-a-Vis Society - Portrait

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Corrina Wycoff - Portrait

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Recent Posts About This Program
Reading Preview: Vis-à-Vis Society

May 24, 2007

In this preview of the final program in the Jack Straw Reading Series, curator Matt Briggs interviews collaborative literary performance group the Vis-à-Vis Society and takes one of their surveys. The Vis-à-Vis Society was founded in a year that felt like 1957 by Drs. Ink and Owning (aka Sierra Nelson and Rachel Kessler, of the […]

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Reading Preview: Anna Maria Hong

May 17, 2007

In this preview of the second of three readings in the Jack Straw Reading Series, poet Anna Maria Hong reveals how she writes sonnets exclusively to curator Matt Briggs, and reads a new sonnet. Hong is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee and National Poetry Series finalist. She has published poems in various journals, and her […]

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Reading Preview: Doug Nufer

May 10, 2007

Here’s a sliver of what you can expect at the first of three readings at Jack Straw Productions on May 17th. “I Still Love the Man I Killed,” a poem from Doug Nufer’s forthcoming collection of work, opens the podcast followed by an excerpt from his interview with Writers Program curator Matt Briggs. Doug Nufer […]

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Jack Straw Artist Residency Programs
Jack Straw Artist Support Program, Writers Program, and New Media Gallery Program

The Jack Straw Writers Program, Artist Support Program, and New Media Gallery Program offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs.

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Jack Straw Artist Support Program
Paul Kikuci and Alice Gosti's How to Be a Partison

The Artist Support Program has been assisting artists working creatively with sound since 1994, including writers, choreographers, multidisciplinary artists, theatre sound designers, radio producers, film makers, visual artists, and musicians and composers of all types. Every year, up to eight artists are awarded twenty hours of studio recording and production time with a Jack Straw engineer; an additional twelve artists receive matching awards for studio time.

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New Media Gallery
Installations by Joel Ong, Etsuko Ichikawa, and Carolyn Law

The Jack Straw New Media Gallery is a unique venue in Seattle where artists from various disciplines can present works in which sound is an integral or exclusive element. This program enables artists to experiment with audio and to develop new skills and ideas in a supportive setting. Selected artists work with our engineers to realize the sound component of their project, with training as needed.

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