Lavender House with Shanan Ballam and Danielle Dubrasky


Sep 9, 2022, 6:00 pm

ASL interpretation provided. If you need any accommodations, please fill out this form: Click Here

The Lavender House welcomes the community to join us in a reading and gathering featuring poets Shanan Balam and Danielle Dubrasky. Music by local Jake Rogers

Danielle Beazer Dubrasky received an MA in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University and her PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Utah. Her chapbook, Ruin and Light, won the 2014 Anabiosis Press Competition. She lives in Cedar City, Utah, homeland of one of the Paiute Indian Tribes. She teaches poetry at Southern Utah University and Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values and annual Eco-Poetry and the Essay Conference. Drift Migration meditates on the intersection of landscape, myth, and loss from various imagistic perspectives that weave mythic lyric with distinctly feminine narrative poems. The poems explore relationships, loss, trauma, and a sense of place from the lush green of the south to the stark red rock of the southwest.

Shanan Ballam is a poet who teaches at Utah State University and is currently poet laureate of the city of Logan. Shanan was born in Ogden, Utah and currently resides in Logan, Utah with her husband, the poet Brock Dethier.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION:
- ASL interpretation provided by 5-Star Interpreting
- Livestream can be accessed on Instagram @utahbookfest. Depends on internet quality.
- There are no stairs to access the event. It is street parking, with either paved (flat driveway) or stone pathways to enter the garden.
- Seating will be fold up chairs. There is room for people with wheelchairs.
- There is one bathroom, available for any individual, not gender specific. And plenty of room for families. However, there are steps to enter the home to access the restroom.
- There will be an on-site sensory kit provided by Utah Humanities. Ask Willy if needed.
- No mask policy for this event.
- Request any additional questions or accommodations here: https://forms.gle/uV8MABJVvh9bE42F8

This event is made possible with support from Utah Humanities and the Lavender House.

The Lavender House

6035 N 4500 W
Bear River City , UT 84314
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Event Contact:

Laura Stott
laurastott@weber.edu

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