Angela Fountas is one of the three authors to speak at EvCC

Fiction writer Angela Fountas, poet and children’s literature author Julie Larios and poet and essayist Ed Skoog will speak about their love of writing and read their work at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Everett Community College. The reading is at EvCC’s Whitehorse Hall’s art critique space in the center of the building’s second floor Room 353.┬áThe reading is preceded by a question-and-answer session with students and the public. The authors “exemplify the love of writing and the discovery and practice of the writing life,” said EvCC English instructor Kevin Craft, who invited the writers to campus to start the Possession Sound Writer’s Series for 2010-11.

Angela Fountas is a fiction writer, editor and producer of Write Habit, www.writehabit.org. She received an MFA from the University of Alabama and has been awarded grants from the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and 4Culture. She was recently a writer-in-residence at She is currently working on a novel and has completed two short story collections.

Julie Larios has had poetry published in national magazines and in “The Best American Poetry” in 2006 and 2007. Recently some of her work was set to music and performed by the Five in a Line Group in New York City. In addition, her book of poetry for children, “Yellow Elephant: A Bright Bestiary,” won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor award. She is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts graduate creative writing program.

Ed Skoog is the author of “Mister Skylight,” which was published in 2009. His poems have appeared in national magazines. He won the 2007 Lyric Poetry Prize from the Poetry Society of America and has been awarded fellowships and residences from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Richard Hugo House and George Washington University. He and currently teaches composition at Everett Community College.

The reading is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Possession Sound Writer’s Series for 2010-11 and the Everett Community College Foundation.

Everett Community College is located at 2000 Tower St.

For more information about the reading, visit www.everettcc.edu/possessionsound or contact EvCC English instructor Kevin Craft at kcraft@everettcc.edu or 425-388-9395.

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