UW Bothell's Writing for Their Lives Series Concludes March 4

February 21, 2007
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell's Writing for Their Lives series concludes on Tuesday, March 4 with artist Steve McCaffery.

The public is invited to enjoy a reading by the artist and conversation about his work, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the UW Bothell Library, room 205.

About the artist:

Steve McCaffery is a poet, performance and intermedia artist and critic. Author of more than forty books of poetry, criticism, and fiction, he was a founding member of the Toronto Research Group and the Four Horsemen ensemble. Briefly associated with Fluxus, he has two commissioned pieces in the Fluxus Collection of Francesco Conz.

His works include Prior to Meaning, The Cheat of Words, Imagining Language: An Anthology (with Jed Rasula), Geomancy: The Kids of the Book-Machine, Seven Pages Missing, The Basho Variations, Paradigm of the Tinctures (with Alan Halsey), and Slightly Left of Thinking.

He is a David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a core member of the Buffalo Poetics program.

The Writing for Their Lives series is part of the Initiative for Creativity, Performance, and Research, funded by a UW Bothell Worthington Academic Distinction grant. It is also generously supported by Barbara and Kent Chaplin of Chaplin's Automotive Group.

For more information on the series, visit

The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.