Monika Cassel is a bilingual poet and translator. Her chapbook Grammar of Passage (flipped eye publishing 2021) won the Venture Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in The Laurel Review, Phoebe Journal, and Construction Magazine and her translations from German have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Guernica, Poetry, and Asymptote, among others. In 2020 she received a writing grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. She is a degree candidate in poetry at Warren Wilson College’s MFA program; previously she was a founding faculty member and Chair of Creative Writing and Literature at New Mexico School for the Arts in Santa Fe, where she developed the school’s creative writing program with the support of the Lannan Foundation.
Events, Classes, and Seminars
Our events, classes, and seminars bring the community together to hear, learn, and discuss the most compelling issues and ideas of our day. We hope you will join us in our downtown Literary Arts space, online, and at partnering venues across Portland and Oregon.