This free event, the third in the 2013-2014 series sponsored by North Coast Writers, takes place at Wine on the Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad Avenue in Port Angeles and will begin at seven.
Rubin is a founding director of the low residency MFA Program at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. Previously, he taught at SUNY Brockport, where he directed the Writers Forum and Videotape Library, and won the Chancellor’s Award for teaching excellence.
Rubin’s work has been published widely in such journals as Poetry Northwest, Kenyon Review, Cutthroat, and the Georgia Review. His poems have also appeared in the anthology, Long Journey: Contemporary Northwest Poets, published by Oregon State University Press. Moreover, Rubin is the author of The Post-Confessionals, interviews with contemporary poets. He regularly writes review-essays for Water~stone Review, published by Hamline University.
Poet Naomi Shihab Nye has called the works in Rubin’s second volume, Hidden Sequel, “fine, compelling poems . . . that move with unobtrusive delicacy and deep grace through the mysteries of time.”