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 Michael Magee, whose prizewinning poetry and plays have been produced and published here and in England. His first book of poems, Cinders of My Better Angels, was published by MoonPath Press. His scripts have been produced for theatre, radio, dance and film. Michael received a Jack Straw's Writer's Residency and regularly appears on KSER FM's "The Road Home." He was recently interviewed on "Literally Tacoma" for Creative Colloquy and has read at Shakespeare and Company, Paris, and for BBC radio. He also won first prize at the Dancing Poetry Festival in San Francisco and a 2nd Prize for KindofaHurricane Press' Editor's Choice Awards in 2016. 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.