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Third Thursday Art Walk! Join us to welcome Mary Lou Sanelli and her new book, "Every Little Thing"

We are so happy to welcome Mary Lou Sanelli and her new book "Every Little Thing: Small Breakthroughs, Big Mistakes, Endless Lessons."

In "Every Little Thing: Small Breakthroughs, Big Mistakes, Endless Lessons," Sanelli proves that a narrative essay can be wise and vulnerable and nail what matters most in our lives, all in the same breath. No one tells-truth with more heart, humor, and accountability. With a voice that speaks of life as it is everyday lived-with joy, calm, worry, and alarm-Sanelli manages to write lyrically in warm, accessible language. One can learn so much from a writer who, wherever she goes she takes her readers along with her, her experiences becoming theirs, as well. These writings will make you miss the Northwest even if you've never been there. Gliding on sentences smooth as stone with the brightness of the author's enthusiasm, this book will delight, challenge, reassure, and steer any reader toward a higher capacity to expand life's smallest moments into our grandest triumphs.         

 "Sanelli brings a welcomed sense of the very human. These essays are communal moments of grace and connection."  –Rick Simonson, Elliott Bay Book Company                                                                 

Sanelli, author, speaker, and master dance teacher, has published six collections of poetry, four works of non-fiction, and the novel, "The Star Struck Dance Studio of Yucca Springs." Her latest non-fiction, "Every Little Thing," a collection of essays about living in Seattle, has been nominated for a Pacific Northwest Book Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a 2022 Washington State Book Award. "Bella Likes To Try," her first children's book, will be released in the spring of 2022. She contributes to The Seattle Times and her work has been aired on Weekend Edition: National Public Radio and presented live at Town Hall Seattle. She has been the recipient of an Artist Trust Award, A Jack Straw Writers Award, Poetry on the Buses, and a 2022 Bainbridge Island Individual Artist Award, and numerous writing residencies. Her regular columns appear in Pacific Publishing newspapers & Art Access.

Visit her website for so much more information. Here.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Address: 
111 5th Ave. South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Books: 
Every Little Thing: Small Breakthroughs, Big Mistakes, Endless Lessons Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781633981355
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chatwin Books - September 30th, 2021

The Star Struck Dance Studio of Yucca Springs Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781633981058
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chatwin Books - November 15th, 2019