Priscilla Long

September 26, 2018

Priscilla Long is a writer of poetry, essays, creative nonfictions, fictions, science, and history. She has an MFA degree from the University of Washington and teaches writing. Her guide to writing is The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life. Her book of poems is Crossing Over: Poems (University of […]

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Lana Hechtman Ayers

September 26, 2018

Lana Ayers is a poet, novelist, publisher, and time travel enthusiast. She runs Night Rain Poetry, which offers poetry editing, a manuscript organization service, and writing and publishing workshops. She publishes the Concrete Wolf Poetry Chapbook Series, the Late Blooms Poetry Postcard Series, and Poetry Editor of Crab Creek Review. She is a Jack Straw […]

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Brian McGuigan

September 20, 2018

Born in Queens, NY, Brian McGuigan is a poet, performer and raconteur, living in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle. His chapbook More Than I Left Behind, was published by Spankstra Press (2006), and he is currently at work on a full-length manuscript of poetry entitled Eat the Rich. His poems have appeared in Filter, […]

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Sharon Cumberland

September 20, 2018

Sharon Cumberland is an Associate Professor of English at Seattle University and will direct the Creative Writing Program starting in 2008-09. She has published two chapbooks, The Arithmetic of Mourning (Green Rock Press), and Sharon Cumberland: Greatest Hits 1985-2000 (Pudding House Press) as well as poems in Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Kalliope, […]

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Rebecca Hoogs

September 20, 2018

Rebecca Hoogs is the author of a chapbook, Grenade (2005) and her poems have appeared in Poetry, AGNI, Crazyhorse, Zyzzyva, The Journal, Poetry Northwest, The Florida Review, and others. She is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony (2004) and Artist Trust of Washington State (2005). She is the Director of Education Programs and […]

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Michael Spence

September 20, 2018

Michael Spence’s poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Poetry Northwest, The New Republic, Antioch Review, Yale Review, Georgia Review, and Southern Review. He has published two poetry collections, The Spine (Purdue University Press) and Adam Chooses (Rose Alley Press), and has been included in the anthologies Poetry Comes Up Where It Can (University […]

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Merna Ann Hecht

September 20, 2018

Merna Ann Hecht is a nationally known storyteller, social justice educator and published poet and essayist. She has over twenty five years of experience as a teaching artist in diverse settings through the Washington State Arts Commission, the Tacoma Public Schools and the Seattle Arts and Lectures Writers in the Schools Program. For five years […]

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Ghida Sinno

September 20, 2018

Ghida Sinno was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from UCLA and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. She has received grants from Artist Trust and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She was a writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook and most recently at Casa Libre in […]

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Jennifer Munro

September 20, 2018

Jennifer D. Munro is a freelance editor who loves to help writers achieve their writing and publishing goals. As a writer; she won First Place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists blog contest (under 100k monthly visitors category). She was a Top Ten Finalist in the Erma Bombeck Global Humor writing contest and is […]

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Janna Cawrse Esarey

September 20, 2018

Janna Cawrse Esarey was born in 1971 in San Diego, California. She is the author of the Indie-bestselling travel memoir, The Motion of the Ocean: 1 Small Boat, 2 Average Lovers, and a Woman’s Search for the Meaning of Wife (Simon & Schuster), the humorous story of a woman who sails across the Pacific with […]

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