Event: Auburn Days

You’re invited~

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I’m proud to be apart of

2015 Auburn Days celebration

August 14, 15 & 16

Weekend full of events including a poetry contest on Sunday at the Auburn Avenue Theater!  Growing up in Federal Way I have many memories of all the summer fun the valley has to offer.  I’m coming home South Kind County!

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Crowds at the Auburn Festival
Crowds at the Auburn Festival

 

 

Poets on Parade  |  Sunday August 16th

 

Poetry event at the
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave, Auburn, WA 98002
(253) 833-5678

Includes

Organizing Your Manuscript from Start to Finish, Workshop by Matthew Brouwer

Importance of Poetry and Community Lecture by Auburn Poet Laureate Marjorie Rommel

 

Featured Poets

Emilie Rommel Shimkus, David D. Horowitz, Cathy Nguyen (Tacoma Poet Laureate), Lorraine Healy, Joann C. Roberts, Shannon P. Laws, Natasha Moni, Matthew Brouwer

 

Open Mic Poetry Contest

hosted by Christopher J. Jarmick.

Contest Judges: Matthew Brouwer, Shannon P. Laws, Lorraine Healy

(six prizes awarded)  and a NON-contest open mic is held while the contest judges deliberate.

 

Parade

 

**To learn more about Auburn Days:

http://www.auburndays.com/

Striped Water Poets is organizing the poet events.  Please visit their website:

https://sites.google.com/site/stripedwaterpoets/

Event: Poetry Night

Click HERE to listen 

You’re invited~

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Last December I was on the Poetry Night calendar as a featured poet, but out-of-town family stuff spirited me away at the last moment.  Poetry Night, in all it’s grace, has allowed me a “make-up” event.  
Hope to see you all there!
Thank you Poetry Night staff,
SPL

Details

Mon, June 22, 8pm – 10pm

Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Doors and sign-up at 7:45 pm. Poetry begins at 8:00pm sharp! Bring poetry and feel free to sign up to read it! (3 min readings)

Event host is Danny Canham

Featured poet is Shannon P. Laws Free to the public, but we do pass a jar around to collect donations to help pay for things like visiting poets and the occasional publication.

Learn more about tonight’s feature and our other projects at: http://poetrynight.org