Hosted by the Seattle7Writers, four poets will read to support separated families. We will feature poets Claudia Castro Luna, Washington’s poet laureate, Frances McCue, Michael Schmeltzer, and Kelli Russell Agodon. Castro Luna will host the event and encourage attendees to contribute to the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP). This poetry fundraiser is an effort to keep families together and provide a safe and welcoming space in our country for immigrants and refugees. Queen Anne Book Company will donate 20% of all sales from the evening to NWIRP. There will also be a NWIRP representative present to talk about the organization’s mission and answer any questions.