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Quick Updates

June 18, 2011

Marvelous reading at Bookworm on Friday; thanks to everyone who attended (24 of you), the lucky 13 open mic readers!!! Garrett Rutledge and Carlos Martinez and one of the best independent new and used bookstores in Seattle–Bookworm Exchange on Rainier in Columbia City. We got there early to beat the Mariners game traffic and had happy hour appetizers and a couple full price appetizers at the wonderful La Medusa Restaurant across the street from the bookstore.

Today, Saturday it was the Sarah Singer Memorial at the Seattle Tennis Club. It was good to remember Sarah and see her Son, grand kids and others. J. Glenn Evans, Connie Hutchinson, Ann ? and I read several S.S. poems and many told anecdotes about Sarah. She was about 95 when she died this past January. Nice memorial…

The North End Forum is changing. It will be happening the 1rst and 3rd Mondays of the month at Bai Pai in Ravenna ONLY. This will begin on Monday July 18th a little after 8 p.m. For several weeks there is NO Monday Night open mics happening…. Jed M. the wonderful host of North End Forum just sent out email confirming this update.

I’m not hosting any July Readings. the 2nd Wednesday Take a Poem From Your Heart series at Park Place Books will begin it’s 2011/2012 season in September (with John Burgess reading from his brand new book of poems!!!). Bookworm Exchange Readings begin again the 3rd Friday in August !!!

August will bring us another Poets on Parade reading and contest at Auburn Good Old Days !!!

Thanks for Reading….

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