Basalt Journal - Launch and Reading at Fishtrap
featuring David Axelrod, Christina deVillier, Molly McCarty, and Cameron Scott
Eastern Oregon University comes to Fishtrap to celebrate the release of the newest edition of Basalt: a journal of fine and literary arts with a free public reading Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm. The event features Wallowa County writers Christina deVillier, Molly McCarty, and Cameron Scott whose work appears in the journal. Editor and professor David Axelrod will read selections from his new collection of essays, The Eclipse I Call Father.
Basalt is an award-winning journal published at Eastern Oregon University. The magazine is dedicated to publishing a wide variety of poets and artists from around the Pacific Northwest. “This issue of Basalt is yet another successful partnership among local and regional arts programs which my colleagues in Art and Writing at EOU have forged over the past several years,” Editor David Axelrod said. “The results are a powerful statement of community resilience at the core of art and literature.”
Learn how Wallowa County writers have contributed to the newest edition of Basalt. Copies will be available for purchase along with David Axelrod’s books of poetry and essay.