Puget Sound Poetry Connection Announces the Featured Poet for December--
Distinguished Poet: Kay Mullen
Friday, December 13th 2019
Kay Mullen worked most her adult life as a teacher of grade school children. After earning her Masters of Education from Seattle University, she became an elementary school counselor. Following her work in schools, she became a certified mental health counselor.
Kay later earned an MFA from Pacific Lutheran University with a focus on poetry. She received a First Place in the Washington State William Stafford Award and was a Best of the Net nominee as well as a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee.
Her poems have appeared in many journals including Shark Reef, Crab Creek Review, Raven Chronicles and American Life in Poetry. Anthologies include Beginnings: What Makes a Woman, edited by Jill McCabe Johnson, and Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose About Alzheimer's Disease, edited by Holly Hughes.