NORTHWEST POETRY UPDATEOctober 5, 2011
Wednesday October 12, 2011
7 to 8:30 p.m.
PEN and Take a Poem From Your Heart
will be presenting 2nd Wednesday
Poetry at Park Place Books
Stephen Roxborough is our very
special guest feature.
plus open mic!
Stephen Roxborough (aka “roxword”)
was born in New York to a Canadian
father and American mother. He’s a
past board member for the Washington
Poets Association, cofounder of
Burning Word poetry festival, and head
poet for Madrona Center on Guemes
Island. An internationally acclaimed,
award-winning performance poet,
Rox has been nominated twice for the
Pushcart Prize (2003, 2006), appeared
at the Skagit River Poetry Festival
(2004), Brave New Words
(Whidbey Island, 2009), and coedited
radiant danse uv being, a poetic
portrait of bill bissett (2006). He is the
author of six books and one CD. His
newest collection, this wonderful
perpetual beautiful, was published in
the spring of 2011.
Park Place Books is one of the few
remaining full sized new and used
independent bookstores on the East
Side.Consider supporting their efforts
to stay in business in the near future.
They host many reading clubs and
community events.They will be a big
part of the NEW Seattle Bookfest in
Kirkland the first weekend in
Park Place Books is located in the Park
Place Mall off 85th Street in Kirkland at
348 Parkplace Ctr Kirkland, WA 98033-6229
4860 Rainier Ave S. Seattle WA 98118
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE
3RD FRIDAY IN October.
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Our Features are:
Michael Magee and Jean Musser
visiting poet Linda Back Mackay
and award-winning photographer,
Lenny Zimmerman from Minneapolis.
plus open mic.
Bookworm Exchange is a warm friendly
new and used bookstore located in the
beautiful Columbia City retail district
surrounded by Art Galleries, Bakeries,
Excellent Restaurants, and coffee shops.
Owner Jim and his staff have thousands
of new and used booksand have
supported our poetry reading
for 6 years and counting! C’mon!!!
4860 Rainier Avenue S.
Seattle Wa 98118.