Poet David Lehman served as founding editor of the Best American Poetry series in 1988 and continues as its editor to this day. Published annually by Scribner, this eminent anthology has published many contributions from Northwest poets. In 2009, Seattle's David Wagoner was guest editor. This evening, a dozen Northwest poets whose work was included in the 2009 and 2010 editions of Best American Poetry are expected to be on hand to read from their work. Among those scheduled tonight: Sonia Greenfield, Jerry Harp, Pat Hurshell, Julie Larios, Peter Pereira, Martha Silano, Mary Szybist, Molly Tenenbaum, David Wagoner, Cody Walker, Kary Wayson, and Carolyne Wright. For more about Best American Poetry, please see www.bestamericanpoetry.com.