Edmonds Bookshop to celebrate Poetry Month with readings

Mar 15, 2013


Edmonds Bookshop will be celebrating Poetry Month during the April 18, Third Thursday Art Walk with readings by five Authors.

Christopher J. Jarmick, Bethany Reid, Douglas Schuder, Richard Wakefield and David D. Horowitz will each read beginning at 6 p.m.

The Edmonds Bookshop is located at 111 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds.

Call 425-775-2789 for more information, or go to www.edmondsbookshop.com.

Christopher J. Jarmick has hosted poetry series for over 11 years, including “Take A Poem Into Your Heart,” currently at Parkplace Books in Kirkland every second Wednesday. His poetry collection, Ignition, was published in 2010. He has published many articles, essays, and poems in magazines, newspapers, journals, and online. Visit his blog at www.chrisjarmick.wordpress.com.

Bethany Reid’s poetry has appeared in Superstition Review, A Room of One’s Own, Prairie Schooner, Pontoon, and many other journals. In 2011 her poem “The Apple Orchard” won the Lois Cranston Prize (Calyx), and her new book, Sparrow, won the Gell Poetry Prize 2012. She lives in Edmonds with her husband and three daughters and blogs at www.awritersalchemy.wordpress.com.

Douglas Schuder in 2000 published his poetry collection, To Enter the Stillness (Rose Alley). His poems have appeared in both Rose Alley Press anthologies, Limbs of the Pine, Peaks of the Range (2007) and Many Trails to the Summit (2010). He often reads in the Seattle area, where he manages property and models for art classes.

Richard Wakefield has published two poetry collections: East of Early Winters, (U. of Evansville Press, 2006; Richard Wilbur Award) and A Vertical Mile (Able Muse, 2012). For several decades he has reviewed fiction and poetry for The Seattle Times and taught American Literature at Tacoma Community College, the University of Washington-Tacoma, and Evergreen State College.

David D. Horowitz founded and manages Rose Alley Press. His latest poetry collections, from Rose Alley, are Stars Beyond the Battlesmoke (2008) and Sky Above the Temple (2012). His work has appeared in numerous journals, including The New Formalist, The Smoking Poet, Candelabrum, and The Lyric. He won the PoetsWest Award in 2005.

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