The goal of our readings is to bring poets of import to
to help local poets learn and set goals for their own works.
We also provide a showcase for local poets to share their
new work. All venues are free,
physically accessible, and open to the public.
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Kings Bookstore (218 St. Helens, Tacoma)
Feature for November: Allen Braden
Allen Braden is
the author of A Wreath of Down and Drops of Blood (University of
Georgia) and Elegy in the Passive Voice(University of
Alaska/Fairbanks). He has received a poetry
fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and, more recently, the College of Arts and
Humanities at Central Washington University recognized him as one of its
outstanding alumni. Since 2000, he has taught at Tacoma Community