Cedar Sigo with Diana Delgado
Join us in welcoming Cedar Sigo, poet and member of the Suquamish Tribe, for a reading from his collection of work followed by a conversation with Hugo House Executive Director Diana Delgado and a Q&A session with the audience. Books, provided by our friends at Elliott Bay Book Company, will be available for purchase and signing after the event.
Doors will open for the event at 6:30 pm.
The House bar will be open to serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
PLUS, don't miss Cedar Sigo's class Breaking Up Time & Space on Friday, January 26!
Before joining Hugo House as Executive Director, Diana Delgado was most recently Literary Director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center in Tucson. Diana is a bilingual Spanish-speaking poet and arts administrator committed to diversifying the literary ecosystem. A first-generation Latinx college graduate, she earned a BFA in Creative Writing from UC Riverside and an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia. She is a Hedgebrook alum, and her volume of poetry, Tracing the Horse, was a New York Times New & Noteworthy pick. Diana has worked for nonprofit organizations including the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services in Brooklyn, NY, and the William J. Clinton Non-Profit Foundation.
Cedar Sigo was raised on the Suquamish Reservation in the Pacific Northwest and studied at The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute. He is the author of eight books and pamphlets of poetry, including All This Time (Wave Books, 2021), Stranger in Town (City Lights, 2010), Expensive Magic (House Press, 2008), two editions of Selected Writings (Ugly Duckling Press, 2003 and 2005) and most recently the Bagley Wright Lecture Series book Guard the Mysteries (Wave Books, 2021). He has taught workshops at St. Mary’s College, Naropa University and University Press Books. He is currently a mentor in the low residency MFA program at The Institute of American Indian Arts. He lives in Lofall, Washington.