Friday, October 9th, 7pm

Distinguished Writer Series

and Open Mic

This monthly event features a distinguished writer and an open mic for poets, playwrights, short story writers, and others. This month features Ronda Broatch. Open Mic sign-up is at 6:30 pm. Admission is free. The event occurs monthly the second Friday of every month at King's Books. Sponsored by the Tacoma Arts Commission and the Puget Sound Poetry Connection.

Ronda Broatch, a graduate of the University of Washington, is the author of the chapbook Some Other Eden (2005). Her work has appeared in Atlanta Review, American Poetry Journal, Calyx, Dogwood, Diner, Pebble Lake Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and Tiferet. Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Broatch is the recipient of the 2005 Kay Snow Poetry Award and the 2006 Washington Poets Association William Stafford Award, and was a Pacific Northwest Writers Association winner in 2003. In 2003 and 2004, Broatch attended residencies at Soapstone, A Writing Retreat for Women. She recently completed her latest manuscript, Rib of New Fruit.

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King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98402
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open mic, poetry, prose