Poetry in the Northwest FLASH

October 26, 2011

Everett 7 P.M. TO 9 P.M.
2811 Wetmore Ave Everett,
WA 98201

Call it The SPOT or
Everett’s Open Mic Night
Home of the Zippites!
Garrett Rutledge hosts one of the best
open mic night in Washington State
and I (Christopher J. Jarmick) am
the featured poet 10/27/2011

Like their Facebook page when you
get a chance.


‎12501 28Th Avenue NE, Seattle
Washington 98125

Day of the Dead Poetry Reading
curated by Raul Sanchez
host: Christopher J. Jarmick

The following poets are reading:
John Burgess, Jeannine Hall Gaily,
Judith Roche, Christopher J. Jarmick,
Raul Sanchez, Carolyn Wright, & Scott

Hope you can make it!!!!

Wednesday November 9, 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

Peter Ludwin & Lisa Schmidt
plus open mic!

Peter Ludwin is the recipient of a Literary
Fellowship from Artist Trust. He was the
Second Prize Winner of the 2007-2008
Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards, and
a Finalist for the Muriel Craft Bailey
Memorial Award. For the past ten years
he has been a participant in the San
Miguel Poetry Week in San Miguel de
Allende, Mexico, where he has
workshopped under such noted poets as
Mark Doty, Tony Hoagland and David St
. John. His work has appeared in many
journals, including The Bitter Oleander,
The Com-stock Review, Nimrod,
North American Review and Prairie
Schooner, toname a few. His first full
length collection, A Guest in All Your
Houses, was published in 2009 by Word
Walker Press. A chapbook, The Door
Unhinged, was a semi-finalist for both the
2010 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Award
and the Floating Bridge Press Chapbook
Award. His second full length manuscript,
Rumors of Fallible Gods, was a Finalist
for the 2010 Gival Press Poetry Award.
Hispoem “Terezin Concentration Camp,
Bohemia,” was nominated for a 2010
Pushcart Prize. An avid traveler who
has journeyed on the rivers of the
Amazon Basin in Ecuador by canoe to
visit remote Indian families, hiked in the
Peruvian Andes, thumbed for rides in
Greece and bargained for goods in the
markets of Marrakech and Istanbul,
he recently returned from a month in
Western China and Tibet.

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

December: Lyn Coffin
January: Elizabeth Austen

Park Place Books is located in the Park
Place Mall off 85th Street in Kirkland at
348 Parkplace Ctr Kirkland, WA 98033-6229


One comment

  1. Great work here. As a head’s up there are several emerging poets to keep an eye out for. I’ve included links for some of the up-and-comers.

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