Elizabeth Austen performs her poem "The Girl Who Goes Alone" as part of Hedgebrook Rising! at Town Hall Seattle, April 9, 2013. Also performing that night: Choklate, Karen Finneyfrock, Tara Hardy, Mary Lambert, Rose McAleese, Susan Rich, and Storme Webber.
You'll find the poem in Austen's collection EVERY DRESS A DECISION (Blue Begonia Press, 2011), which was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. elizabethausten.wordpress.com Thanks to Clancy Dunigan at Video Images & Production and Hedgebrook: Women Authoring Change for this video. videoaaa.com and hedgebrook.org
Elizabeth Austen is the Washington State Poet Laureate, 2014-2016. More at wapoetlaureate.org