All events listed here are free, unless otherwise noted. (See the Events archive here.)

May 2019

May 24-25 North Olympic Library System (Clallam County)

May 19 Black Dog Arts Coalition – Poetry Hike – Snoqualmie

May 17-18 Yakima Valley College

May 13 Squalicum HS – Bellingham

May 9-11 Cascadia Poetry Festival

May 5 Olympia – Evergreen College

April 2019

April 28 Cleveland HS – Seattle

April 27th Yes! Media event

April 22 -26 Get Lit! Festival, Spokane

April 18 – Soul Food Poetry Night reading with Alex Gallo Brown – Redmond, 7 p.m.

https://Soul Food Reading Redmond

April 16 – Reading with Seattle Youth Poet Laureate and Seattle’s Civic Poet Anastacia

Renee, Writers in the Schools 7 P.M.

April 12 –  The Center Salon, Olympia, 7:30

April 11 – South Sound Reading Foundation, Lacey 7 a.m.

Reading at Vancouver Community Library, 7 p.m.

April 10 – Poetry in Translation – Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, 7 p.m.

April 9 – Contemporary Reading Series – Mills College, Oakland, CA

April 6 – Inland Poetry Prowl – Ellensburg

April 1 – Bellevue Children’s Academy 9 A.M.

University of Puget Sound Reading with Glenna Cook – 7 p.m. Thomas Hall,

                Tahoma Room     


March 2019

March 27 – 30 AWP – Portland

March 19: Interview Michael Straus .The Summit on Pike (Capitol Hill) 7:30 p.m. Seattle

March 19: Presentation – reading: Discovery School, Gig Harbor

March 8: Reading: Lower Columbia Valley College, Longview 7 p.m

March 6: Workshop. Momentia group.  Camp Long. 9:30 -12:00 West Seattle

March 2: Reading -Poetry and Democracy. Mount Baker Theater, 7 p.m. Bellingham

February 2019

Unfortunately because of the weather many events scheduled for this month were cancelled.

Hopefully this one will not be:

February 27: Reading – Seattle U, Seattle 4 – 5:30 Casey Commons introducing Laura Da, Cedar Sigo and Casandra Lopez

January 2019

January 18: Reading – Peninsula College, Port Angeles 12:30

January 14: Opening of the Senate, State Capitol: Olympia 12 noon

January 12: Sedro-Woolley Library poetry workshop 1 p.m.

January 11: Puget Sound Poetry Connection – Tacoma, Immanuel Presbyterian 5th and I (eye) St  6 p.m.

January 10: Words and Writer’s SouthWest Branch of Seattle Public Library, West Seattle 5 p.m.

January 9: Poetry Bridge reading at C&P Cafe, West Seattle with Shankar Narayan, 7 p.m.

December 2018

December 19: Burlington-Edison High School
December 6: Hugo House Seattle. Reading with Kim Stafford, Oregon State Poet Laureate 7 p.m.
December 5: Oak Harbor Library – Whidbey Island 3 p.m.
December 3:  Western Washington University 4 p.m.
November 2018
November 28: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
November 9: Mineral School – Mineral, Reading 7 p.m.
November 8: Eatonville High School, Eatonville
November 7: Centralia College East Campus, Morton  12 noon

November 6: Mossyrock Middle and High School, Mossyrock

November 4: Killing Marias, A Staged Reading – Centilia Cultural Center, Seattle 2 p.m.
November 2: Hollow Earth Radio Interview with Alex Gallo Brown, Seattle 2 p.m.
October 2018
October 29-30: Highline College, DeMoines (classroom visits)
October 26: Humanities Washington’s Bedtimes Stories, Spokane 6 p.m
October 22: Optimism Brewing Company with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Celebrate Get out the vote, Seattle 7 p.m.
October 21: Killing Marias, A Staged Reading – Rainier Arts Center, Seattle 2 p.m.
October 20: Mixed Bag at Hugo House, Seattle 7 p.m.
October 18: Spanish Writing Workshop: Las Memorias Hablan. King County Library,                                Tukwila 6:30 p.m
October 13: Keynote for Washington Language Arts Council. Centilia Cultural Arts. Seattle
October 12: Writing Workshop and Reading: Anderson Island 2-8 p.m.
October 11: Seattle’s Lit Crawl with Jane Wong, Natalie Martinez and Samar Abulhassan
October 6: Workshop. Write on the Sound. Edmonds
October 5: Auburn High School, Auburn
October 5: Edmonds Library Reading, Edmonds 5 p.m.

September 2018

Sept 8: Poets on the Coast, Writing Retreat, Fee required, La Conner

Sept 15: Open Books, 7 p.m. Seattle

Sept 16: Benaroya, Writers in the Schools 2018-2019 Anthology Launch, 2 p.m. Seattle

Sept 19: Freeland Library reading, 2 p.m. Whidbey Island

Sept 19: Coupeville Library reading, 5:30 p.m. Whidbey Island

Sept 20: Margin Shift Reading, 7 p.m. Seattle

Sept 22: Poetry writing workshop  in Spanish, 10: 30 a.m. Renton Library

Centro de la Raza annual gala – keynote, Fee required, 7 p.m. Seattle

Sept 24 – 28: Methow Valley -readings, workshops, school visits – Methow Arts

August 2018

Aug 2: Vashon Bookshop, Raising Our Voices for Compassion, 6 p.m. Vashon Island

Aug 4: Open Books, 7 p.m. Seattle

Aug 6: Elliott Bay Books, 7 p.m. Seattle

July 2018

Jul 31: Washington Corrections Center for women, Gig Harbor

April 2018

Apr 15: Studio Lazo, Seattle – International Children’s Day

Apr 17: Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla

Apr 17: Walla Walla Univerity

Apr 18: Walla Walla Community College

Apr 18: The Foundry Vineyards – Words and Wine with Walla Walla Public Library

Apr 22: Open Books, Seattle – Bilingual Reading

Apr 23: Federal Way Library – Workshop

Apr 25: Highline Community College

Apr 26: Lopez Island High School

Apr 26: Community Poetry Workshop, Lopez Island

Apr 26: Lopez Island Library – Reading

Apr 26: Put a Poem Your Pocket Day – List of Bookstores carrying mini broadsides of the poem “The Tree Inside Me” by Michelle Carranza

Apr 27: American Camp, San Juan Island National Historical Park – Poetry Walk

Apr 28: Lopez Island – Poetry Walk

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