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 Patty Kinney whose chapbook How to Talk to Your Schizophrenic Child was nominated for a 2014 Pushcart! Her work has been published by The Sun, The Crab Creek Review, The Floating Bridge Review, and other places. Kinney holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles and lives in Olympia where she leads OlyWriters and teaches classes on ekphrastic poetry and memoir. She recently completed the full-length collection Fertility Is a Found Object. 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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