Mountain Writers presents two poets, Maggie Anderson and Judith Barrington (left)reading Monday, February 12 at Ford Food & Drink, 2505 SE 11th Ave. at 7:30 pm Suggested donation is $5.

Judith Barrington

From Asheville, North Carolina, Anderson’s most recent is Dear All. She has co-edited A Gathering of Poets, read at the 20th anniversary of the shootings at Kent State University in 1970.

Barrington’s latest is Long Love: New & Selected Poems, out in June. She is a founder of Soapstone Inc., the grassroots organization formed in 1992 that provides writing residencies for women in Oregon’s Coast Range and the author of Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art.