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Wednesday, September 27 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The After: Poetry and Collaboration in the Sixth Extinction.

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Seattle poet, Melinda Mueller, and Missoulan, Naomi Siegel, perform and discuss their recent collaboration, The After, (Entre Rios Books, 2016). A single long poem on the sixth extinction and the anthropocene, it blends science and poetry with the urgency of a heartbreak.  The performance will followed by a discussion of the artist’s strategies in creating art responding to the current environmental catastrophe and the role women are playing in writing testaments. 


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Melinda Mueller

Melinda Mueller was born in Montana and raised in Spokane. She trained as a biologist and is on the science faculty at Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences.  Author of six books of poetry, including just published Mary’s Dust. (Entre Ríos Books, 2017) Her book, What the Ice Gets... Read More →
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Naomi Siegel

Naomi Moon Siegel is a composer, trombonist, producer and music educator whose work is geared toward creating authentic expression and connection. In June 2016 she released her debut album Shoebox View – a ten-song travelogue featuring 13 musicians and cinematically combining folk melodies with fantastical soundscapes and patient arrangements. She is one half of the folk/punk/jazz duo Syrinx Effect, a member of Wayne... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
E3 Convergence Gallery 229 W MAIN ST MISSOULA, MT, 59802

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