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March 13th PSPC is Cancelled

In light of the current Covid-19 virus spread, and in consideration of our community health and wellness, we regretfully cancel our open mic meetings until further notice. Please check back with us for information on when meetings will resume.

Kind Regards,

PSPC Board


Call for Members Submission to PSPC Chapbook

Puget Sound Poetry Connection plans to publish this fall our own chapbook from the best unpublished writings of our subscribing members.

We invite all our members to be a part of this chapbook by submitting your work.

Puget Sound Poetry Connection board member and poet Michael Magee will be the editor of our chapbook supported by board members: Carl Palmer, Benjamin Olson, Robert Hasselblad, Bob Toohey, and board President, Connie Walle.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submissions open to active PSPC members.
  2. Submit no more than three pages of your unpublished work.
  3. Please use 12 pt. Arial font
  4. Send your submission to: pugetsoundpoetry8@gmail.com
  5. Deadline for submissions is June 12th, 2020

OR send by postal mail to:

Michael Magee

220 Tacoma Avenue South #104,

Tacoma, WA 98402 Ph. (253 272 0415)

The Puget Sound Poetry Connection is pleased to announce our distinguished reader for the month of March is David D. Horowitz. The reading will be on Friday, March 13th, at 7:00 pm.

David founded and manages Rose Alley Press, which primarily publishes books of Pacific Northwest poetry. His poems have appeared in Raven Chronicles; Terrain.org; Candelabrum; The Lyric; The New Formalist; The Asses of Parnassus; Here, There, and Everywhere, and many other journals and anthologies. His essays appear quarterly in the online journal Exterminating Angel. Through Rose Alley Press he has published seventeen titles, including his own latest collection, Cathedral and Highrise, and three poetry anthologies, the latest of which is Footbridge Above the Falls. He frequently organizes and hosts poetry readings in and around Seattle, and his website is www.rosealleypress.com.

Congratulations to our PSPC founder and President Connie Walle on her recent nomination for the Quill and Parchment Pushcart Prize Nominees for 2019: 

 Well Done, Connie

To read more, go to:   http://quillandparchment.com/archives/Dec2019/push.html?fbclid=IwAR1cdfjkjbkDCdmFeGrV7_VIWVuxnt_HR0ecA7C2xThJOCcoNbR3mzFvJls

901 N J St. Tacoma, WA 98403