“Imagination is everything.
It is the preview of life’s
— Albert Einstein
December 10 – Kirkland Wa.
PARK PLACE Books
December 10th, 2014
7 to 8:30 p.m.
2nd Wednesday Take a Poem From Your Heart Reading
(now in its 8th year)
December 10th –
Park Place Books Website
348 Parkplace Center, Kirkland, WA 98033
January 14th – Michael Spence and
November 26 West Seattle
C & P Coffee 7 p.m.
Cheryl Latif and
with Community Open Mic afterwards.
See our website for more information:
5612 California Ave SW
West Seattle, WA
Starts at 7 PM at C&P Coffee and
will end no later than 9 PM.
December 3 Auburn
Poetry at Station Bistro
the First Wednesday each month
at 7 p.m.
SWP and the Northwest Renaissance
with support from the
Auburn Arts Commission
and King County 4Culture present:
Poetry at the Station Bistro!
emcee: Emilie Rommel Shimkus
and Open Mic!
the Station Bistro is located at:
110 2nd Street # 125
Auburn, WA 98003
December 3rd Duvall, WA
Priscilla Long features on Wednesday,
December 3rd, 7 PM, AT
Duvall Library * 15508 Main Street NE •
Duvall, WA 98019
Signup begins at 6:45 and our open mic starts
at 7:00 p.m. Duvall Library is an all-ages venue.
Bring your poetry, prose or even song, along with
a friend to hear you at the mic! Von Thompson will
PRISCILLA LONG is a Seattle-based author and
teacher of writing. Her book of poems,Crossing Over,
is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press.
Her other books are The Writer’s Portable Mentor:
A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life and
Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of
America’s Bloody Coal Industry. Her shorter works
include science, poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction,
and her column, Science Frictions, appeared on the website
of The American Scholar for 92 weeks (2011-2013). Her work
has appeared in The Tampa Review, The Gettysburg Review,
Women’s Review of Books, Post Road, Raven Chronicles,
Cincinnati Review, The Southern Review, Web Conjunctions,
Alaska Quarterly Review, Fourth Genre, Passages North, Bosque,
and elsewhere. Her awards include a National Magazine Award,
and she has been a fellow at Hedgebrook, the Millay Colony for the
Arts, and Jack Straw Productions. Her MFA is from the University
of Washington. She serves as Founding and Consulting Editor of
www.historylink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington state
history. For more information please visit www.PriscillaLong.com
December 5th Seattle
An Open Mic Retrospective Reading & Reception:
a fund raiser for Raven’s first Anthology,
which will include work from Vol. 1,
Summer/Fall 1991, to Vol. 6, Fall 1996.
Publishing date: Feb/March, 2015.
Raven is a Seattle-based Journal
of Art, Literature & The
Come HELP US Celebrate!
December, 5, Friday,
7:00 p.m., $5 donation.
Jack Straw Cultural Center,
4261 Roosevelt Way N.E.
University District, Seattle
Paul Hunter (MC)
Carletta Carrington Wilson
Phil Red Eagle
Mark S. Johnson
Georgia S. McDade
M. Anne Sweet
“Creativity takes courage. “
December 5, 2014– Redmond WA
Redmond Association of Spokenword
December 5 (RASP) Holiday Party
Old Redmond Schoolhouse
16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, WA
Like to write and want to have fun?
Join us for writing games and celebrations.
Bring a holiday treat or snack.
RASP will provide the beverages.
December 6 Redmond WA
Redmond Lights Poetry Reading
Poet Laureate Michael Dylan Welch
Saturday, December 6, 2014
4:00 – 5:00pm
Council Chambers, City Hall First Floor
15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond
Kick off your Redmond Lights experience
with Redmond’s Poet Laureate. Learn
more about the rengay poetry form and
listen to readings from Michael Dylan
Welch’s new book True Colour.
Copies of the book will be available and
light refreshments will be served.
Event is free to the public.
Other Michael Dylan Welch
Redmond Poet Laureate
Events can be found here:
December 13 SEATTLE
6 to 10 p.m.
Very Open House
ART – POETRY – MUSIC – DANCE
Guest artists, demos food trucks
Get ready folks!
The doors of Equinox
will be open for another
amazing “Very Open House”
and like previous years
it’s going to be epic!
Join us at Equinox Studios
on December 13th
and don’t forget to invite
Equinox Studios is located at
6555 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
See Art, hear music, listen to
some poets, dance, eat, be merry,
‘tis the season
is good enough reason.
Fun interview with
Anita K. Boyle