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Poetry readings at The Foundry and The Royal Block in June

WALLA WALLA—Two world-class poets are coming to southeastern Washington for readings in June. Dennis Held of Spokane, Wash., and Stephen Thomas from Stuttgart, Germany, will read at venues in Walla Walla on June 16 and Waitsburg on June 17. Both readings will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Dennis Held is the author of three acclaimed books of poetry, most recently “Not Me, Exactly” from Charles Potts’ Hand to Mouth Press. In 2022, awarded the poet a Pushcart Prize for his essay “What I’ll Miss.” A former editor of literary journals, including “CutBank” and the “Talking River Review.” Betting o...


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