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 Josie Emmons Turner. Turner was the 2011-2013 Tacoma Poet Laureate. She has been published in a number of journals and teaches English at Clover Park High School in Lakewood. Her most recent project, funded by the Tacoma Arts Commission, was editing the chapbook Sarasvati Takes Pegasus at her Mount a collection of regional women poets in response to the Tacoma Community College's Greek and Roman Mythology Exhibit, spring 2013. Turner hods a MFA in Creative Writing from PLU's Rainier Writing Workshop and is a resident of Tacoma. 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 Commissionn.
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