NorthWest Readings/Events June 23, 2016June 23, 2016
“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
A rave review preview for Not Aloud from Raven Chronicles here
I have upcoming readings in support
of my newest collection of poetry, Not Aloud (MoonPath Press 2015).
Books will be available for purchase, all readings are FREE!
Additional information via provided links.
Thanks in advance if you are able to make the time
to attend any of these readings.
THIS SATURDAY 6/25 11am-6pm Redmond
Poets in the Park 2016
Saturday, 25 June 2016, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm — FREE!
Anderson Park | 7802 168th Ave NE | Redmond, Washington
Join us for Poets in the Park! Readings this year again feature groups and organizations, but with readings shortened to 25-minute slots. We also have 55-minute workshops, our book fair, vendors open-mic readings, and more—and it’s all free! If you have questions, please contact Michael Dylan Welch.
Enjoy poetry readings and performances on our Café and Picnic Shelter stages, workshops in our workshop cabin, and activities, installations, and vendors throughout the park, plus our poetry book fair (coordinated by Rebecca Willow, with no commission taken)—all FREE! Bring your own lunch to enjoy on the lawn or in our café area. Poetry putt-putt (mini-golf), chalk poetry, hula hoops, Haiku on Sticks, poetry walk, art/craft activities for kids and adults (sponsored by VALA Art Center and Jim Teeters), RASP poetry anthology poems on sticks, and more!
MoonPath Press Poetry Reading
at Poets in the Park Redmond
2:00 P.M. CAFE STAGE
MoonPath Press: Chris Jarmick, MC,
with Joe Green, Laura LeHew,
and Amy MacLennan
For full detailed schedule scroll down to bottom of page (past 2015 pictures) at GRACEGUTS POETS IN THE PARK
Auburn AugustFest Saturday August 13, 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free
Car Show, Parade, Music, Arts and Book Fair
But most importantly Poetry readings, free workshops and
The open mic poetry contest (win prizes). All FREE!!!
July 1 7pm Jack Straw Seattle
Raven Chronicles presents
A Reading & Reception, for our new publication, Celebration, Vol. 22, of Raven Chronicles, A Seattle-based Journal of Art, Literature & The Spoken Word.
July 1, 2016, Friday, 7:00 p.m., Free Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way N.E. University District, Seattle
Readings by: MC Anna Bálint
Cultural Geography: Jesse Minkert
Food & Culture: Karen Lee White (from Vancouver Island, BC)
Words from The Cafe: Introduced by Anna Bálint
Mary-Jo El-Wattar and Angel Ybarra
Nature Writing: Robert Francis Flor
Spoken Word: Larry Crist
Rants, Raves & Reviews: Rajaa Gharbi, from her book …From Songs of a Grasshopper
Theme: Celebration Catalina Cantu, Christine Clarke, Kevin Miller, Terry Martin, and Billie Swift (welcome to new owner of Open Books: A Poem Emporium!)
Artwork: Untitled, watercolor by Pat Kristoferson, from The Artist Within, The Art of Alzheimer’s. Pat’s artwork was created at Elderwise, a Seattle-based 501 (c)3 organization, that serves those with memory loss and their families. Elderwise Site
This event is co-sponsored by the JACK STRAW CULTURAL CENTER. Thanks to the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, & ArtsWA, The Washington State Arts Commission (with NEA funding), for partial funding of our 2015-16 programs.
July 6 7 pm Duvall
Quinton Hallett features on
Wednesday, July 6th, 7 PM,
Plus open Mic — FREE
Duvall Library * 15508 Main Street NE • Duvall, WA 98019
Quinton Hallett, east coaster happily transplanted to Noti, has three chapbooks and founded Fern Rock Falls Press in 2004. Recent poems appear in Cirque, Turn, The Knotted Bond, and december. Quinton coordinated a reading series and high school poet visits for the Oregon Poetry Association. Her first full-length collection, Mrs. Schrödinger’s Breast, was published by Uttered Chaos.
July 6 7pm Auburn
June 6 2016
and Open Mic!
we are now located at:
The Rainbow Café!
112 East Main Street
Auburn, WA 98002
First Monday! 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 Rainbow Café!
emcee: Emilie Rommel Shimkus
July 8 7pm Tacoma
The City of Tacoma and Puget Sound Poetry Presents
The Distinguished Writer Series
July 8th , 2016 7:00 p.m.
Kings Bookstore, 218 St. Helens, Tacoma WA
Emma Bach, Featured Reader
Plus open Mic
Sunday, July 10, 2016 from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Once upon a time, Ken Shiovitz hosted
the PoetsWest reading series at Third
Place Books in Ravenna. He’s just
released his latest book!
Ken Shiovitz Book Release Party for
Rules of the Universe: Open House with
Readings on the Half Hour.
on attending and the address.
even the stars
are whispering to each other.”
― Kobayashi Issa