SeaFeast and Fisherpoets 2018

You’re invited…

SeaFeast Bellingham

So many activities happening this Friday and Saturday.  Visit the official website for the full schedule.  Come out and celebrate the rich fishing history of Bellingham, Washington!

I am proud to be a Fisherpoet for my third year.   Currently, I’m scheduled to read on the Honeymoon stage at 8:30 p.m.  Here is the full schedule:


FisherPoets-on-Bellingham Bay

Presented by Whatcom Community Foundation and Village Books
Friday, Sept. 21, 6:30-11 p.m.| $5 | Downtown Bellingham

FisherPoet entry button required: $5, available at Village Books through Sept. 19, or on-site at each venue. Space limited; seating first-come, first-served. Buttons not required for children under 12.

Celebrate Bellingham’s maritime sector through FisherPoet music, stories, poetry, artwork, and film at downtown venues  on Friday, Sept. 21:

  • 6:30 – 9 p.m. FisherPoets at Sylvia Center, Lucas Hicks Theatre – New 150-seat theater; refreshments available.
  • 6:30-8:45 p.m. FisherPoets at Sylvia Center, Studio – New 65-seat theater; refreshments available.
  • 6:30-11 p.m. FisherPoets at Boundary Bay Brewing – Brew room turns venue; beers on tap.
  • 7-10:30 FisherPoets at Honey Moon Mead & Cider – Cozy small meadery; food available. Please note that this venue is now 21+.


Event: SeaFeast 2017

You’re invited…

Seafeast presents


Bellingham SeaFeast 2017 promises you a setting of endless fun and
the fabulous food fare of the surrounding bay and straits.
A memorable gathering for family and friends.

Hope you can come on down and catch some FisherPoet action!  I’ll be reading with the group at Boundary Bay Mountain Room featuring poets from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.  My time slot is 8:15.  I’ve selected two pieces to read, a prose about shock and awe of working on a fish processing assembly line and a poem of a woman of the soil who yearns for a lover to leave the sea.  Last year was a blast, the room was packed! Many good poets.  Many good stories.  Hope you see you there. Details below. -Shannon



Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 | Downtown Bellingham

Downtown Bellingham comes alive on Friday night to jump-start Bellingham SeaFeast 2017 with music, storytelling, poetry readings, and sea shanties ( sing-a-longs).

Fishers from near and far, accustomed to mending and hauling nets, will show up to pluck guitar strings and entertain with original poems, stories, and songs over local ales (brewed right in the setting at Boundary Bay).

FisherPoets will take place at:

Boundary Bay Brewery, Honey Moon, & Chuckanut Brewery.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at Village Books in Fairhaven

SeaFeed at the Square tickets include admission into all FisherPoet venues.