This monthly event features a Distinguished Writer followed by an Open Mic for all poets, sign-up is at 6:45 pm. This month features Jamie Olson who teaches in the English Department at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington. His essays and translations from Russian have recently appeared in Anomalous Press, Berfrois, Cardinal Points, Chtenia, Crab Creek Review, and Translation Review. Jamie writes about poetry, translation, and Russian culture on his blog The Flaxen Wave and he is currently at work on a book translation of Timur Kibirov's Greek and Roman Catholic Songs and Nursery Rhymes. He lives in Olympia, Washington, with his wife and daughter. Admission is free. The event occurs monthly the second Friday of every month at King's Books. Sponsored by the Puget Sound Poetry Connection and the Tacoma Arts Commission.
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