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The City of Tacoma and Puget Sound Poetry Connection Presents:


The Distinguished Writer Series 



Second Fridays of the month

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.



Immanuel Presbyterian Church

901 North J St. Tacoma, WA 98403 (See Map)


May 10th Featured Distinguished Writer: Katherine (Kat) Van Eddy, Tacoma WA

901 N J St. Tacoma, WA 98403
Katherine (Kat) Van Eddy is a California-born poet living in Tacoma, Washington with her two young children and a cat, Dexter. She earned a BA in Creative Writing and MAT in Elementary Education from the University of Puget Sound. Beginning June 2019, she will be working on an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University.  Her poems have appeared in Crosscurrents, Creative Colloquy, HoosierLit, Gold Man Review, Clover, and Cirque. In her writing, she explores themes of motherhood, relationships, nature and time travel.  She currently teaches 3rd/4th grade at a Catholic school and in the spare moments of life, she enjoys running, reading, spending time outside and exploring new places. 

Guest will read from their work for approximately 30 min. The remaining time will be open mic readings.