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. Her work has been published by The Sun, The Crab Creek Review, Cascadia Review, The Farfield, occupy poetry.org, and other places. Kinney is an Army Veteran and the mother of six sons. She holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles. Her chapbook, How to Talk to Your Schizophrenic Child, is looking for a home. Kinney lives in Olympia where she leads OlyWriters while she works on a full-length collection of poems. 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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