Events

Peruse upcoming readings, workshops, and literary events Blue Cactus Press and its conspirators are involved with below.
Oct
15
Thu
BCP Fall Reading
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
BCP Fall Reading @ VIRTUAL EVENT

Join Blue Cactus Press for a virtual, non-fiction reading to celebrate the onset of Fall, as well as honor the work authors whose writing graced our pages (and screens) this summer!  Our outstanding lineup of authors includes Yousef Allouzi, Gina Hietpas, Tamiko Nimura, Samuel Snoek-Brown. The authors will each read from new and selected works, and will answer questions and chat with audience members after their readings.

This event is free, but registration is required.

REGISTER BY EMAILING BLUECACTUSPRESS@GMAIL.COM.


ABOUT THE AUTHORS

YOUSEF ALLOUZI is an author and data analyst currently living in the Pacific Northwest. He holds a BS in Economics and a Master of Public Policy from Oregon State University. He’s also the author of The Bedouin, a memoir essay and chapbook published in July, 2020 (Blue Cactus Press).

GINA HIETPAS is a self–taught poet, born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. Nowadays, she lives outside Sequim, Washington, on a small farm with her husband, a few cows and a passel of chickens. She’s the author of Terrain, a poetry collection delving into allyship, healing, nature and care, published in September, 2020 (Blue Cactus Press).

TAMIKO NIMURA is a third-generation Japanese American and second-generation Filipina American. She’s a freelance writer, essayist, community journalist, and public historian. She just published her first book, Rosa Franklin: A Life in Health CarePublic Service, and Social Justice, in 2019 (Washington State Oral History Program).

SAMUEL SNOEK-BROWN teaches and writes in the Pacific Northwest. He’s the author the Civil War novel Hagridden, the short story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them, and flash-fiction chapbooks Box Cutters and Where There Is Ruin. He also works as a production editor for Jersey Devil Press, and he lives online at snoekbrown.com.