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Trail's End Bookstore – Stafford Birthday Celebration, Winthrop, WA

The Confluence Poets present the Second-Annual William Stafford Birthday Reading on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 5-6:30 pm at Trail’s End Bookstore in Winthrop.  Featured readers include Alana Blusol, Christine Kendall, Kelleigh McMillan, Danica Ready, Julianne Seeman, Julie Tate-Libby, along with Liberty Bell High School students Lazo Gitchos, Kyleen Romero, and Leo Shaw, and host Cindy Williams Gutiérrez.  The featured readers will read one Stafford poem and a poem of their own that resonates with the Stafford poem.  Following the featured readers, audience members will then be invited to share their favorite Stafford poem or a personal story about William Stafford.  Please join us in this communal tribute to poet William Stafford remembered for his wisdom and his love of the Methow Valley.  Bring your favorite Stafford poem or tale to share! It is a great way for us to share what would have been his 104th birthday.