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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)


Featured Distinguished Write February 8th, 2019: : C. W. Buckley

A fourth generation West Coast native, C.W. Buckley lives and works in Seattle with his family. Corporate by day, Catholic by faith, he graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology before earning an M.A. in Religion after spending two years as a chaplain resident at the Stanford and Packard Children’s Hospitals. His writing explores geek culture, conscience, faith, and fatherhood. Reading regularly at the Easy Speak open mic in that city’s northeast, his work is forthcoming in Catamaran and Image Journal and appears in Timberline Review, Raven Chronicles Journal, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, Rock & Sling | a journal of witness, Lummox Journal, POESY Magazine, and the Bay Area Poets Coalition Anthology 23. He is the author of   BLUING, a chapbook from Finishing Line Press. You can follow him as @chris_buckley on Twitter.
901 N J St. Tacoma, WA 98403

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