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Scott Bentley received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington, Bothell. He's been a curator of the Gamut literary series, a Mineral School resident, Hugo House Fellow, and editor at Clamor, Ghost Town, and Pacific Review. His writing and art have appeared in Paperbark, Abalone Mountain Press, Green Linden, and elsewhere. 

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New poem in Green Linden Press

My poem "Təqʷuʔbəʔ" is in issue 14 of Under A Warm Green Linden by Green linden Press. The poem along with the rest of the issue can be read

LandBack Weekend

t’s LandBack weekend so I want to talk about new-age puritanism and LandBack. First, I want to start by giving credit to the person

New Poems in Paperbark issue 3

My poems "ʔux̌ʷəlč" and "An Orange Bud" are published in issue 3 of Paperbark. The poems are exclusive to print not online. Purchase a copy

Hugo House Fellows Mid-Year Reading

Join the current Hugo House Fellows for their mid-year reading. Built around the theme of “intimacies,” this event will explore coming


PACD the YouTube channel with Peter Coffin and Astronaut Cowboy Doctor recently did a live-streamed video on LANDBACK

The Met Gala is Colonial Trash

The Met Gala, also known as the Met Ball, was founded in 1948 by Eleanor Lambert. It was previously called the Costume Institute Gala

Reading at Mineral School

This video is a reading I did at the Mineral School during my fellowship. The video also features readings from my fellow residents

Poetics statement from MFA thesis

The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) has posted a video recording of me reading

Indigenous Organizations

The organizations listed contribute to the political and material conditions of Native communities in occupied Turtle Island

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