Anthony McCann: Shadowlands

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Thurs July 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Town Hall First Hill (Seattle)
If you listened to the critically acclaimed Bundyville podcast, then you know the standoff between vanilla ISIS and the FBI was way more than just a strange blip in the news. It was a standoff with roots in disastrous nuclear bomb testing and Mormonism and all kinds of weird-ass western American history. Anthony McCann, a guy I mostly know through the funny and kind of abstract poetry he publishes with Seattle's Wave Books, lends his keen poet's eye to occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in this new book, Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff. "McCann expands the scope of our understanding of this fraught time in Oregon’s history, and offers a high-stakes analysis of how it has affected our current cultural and political moment," says the press materials. Sign me up! by Rich Smith

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