Archive for November, 2011


Northwest Poetry December- Part 1

November 27, 2011

From Jerry Libstaff:

A Blend of Words and Wine

December 8, 2011
In This Issue
A Blend of Words and Wine
Our Feature Poet
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8014 Key Peninsula Hwy.
Lakebay, WA 98349

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A Blend of Words and Wine

Thursday, December 8, at 7:00 PM
at 8014 Key Peninsula Highway N.
In Key Center, WA
7:00 PM
Join us, the second Thursday of each month
Share your writing with the community at an open mic. Experience well known authors.
Enjoy a wonderful beverage; a glass of wine, beer or your favorite soft drink.
Our series opens with Christopher J. Jarmick. a poet who organizes and hosts 2 regularly scheduled monthly poetry readings and various readings at festivals. His latest poetry collection published in 2010 is: IGNITION: Poem Starters, Septolets, Statements and Double Dog Dares. A former executive vice president of the Washington Poets Association and a PEN-USA board member, Jarmick has published numerous poems, articles, reviews and interviews in newspapers, literary journals, anthologies and regional publications.


Jarmick made a huge impression at this past summer’s Words and Music. If you would like to see an amazing talent and share your words with him and the community, Please join us.
Special events will be announced the evening of the reading
Don’t miss this event at the Blend Wine Shop, Key Center’s newest and brightest business. Enjoy great beverages by the glass, share the evening with friends, enjoy the words from our community and meet some of the area’s great writers.
Come to read, or come to listen.
Call Blend Wine Shop, 253-884-9688 or Watermark Writers,
253-778-6559 for more information.
Sign up at the shop Thursday evening to read your work.


Jerry Libstaff
Watermark Writers


Wednesday December 14, 2011

Kirkland, Wa.

Park Place Books
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Jeannine Hall Gailey
Joannie Stangeland

PEN and Take a Poem From Your Heart
will be presenting 2nd Wednesday
Poetry at Park Place Books

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

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


FRIDAY Decenber 16, 2011


Bookworm Exchange
4860 Rainier Ave S. Seattle WA 98118
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE

Our Features are:
Priya Keefe,
John Burgess
Raul Sanchez

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