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 poet Tim Sherry, a long-time public high school teacher and principal and a Tacoma resident. During the last ten years, his work has appeared in Crab Creek Review, Rattle, The Broad River Review, and The Raven Chronicles, among others. He has been a Pushcart nominee and in 2010 was an Artsmith Artist resident on Orcas Island. His first full-length collection, One of Seven Billion, was published by Moonpath Press in 2014. 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.