Cassie Mira

September 28, 2022

Cassie Mira is an interdisciplinary artist based in Seattle, WA. She is a 2020 artist-in-residence at The Seattle Residency Project where she is exploring material and form for loaded topics. Her work analyzes transitional spaces by exploring human interaction through transitional experiences and investigates upheaval and the adaptive response of individuals and communities. Informed by […]

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Vicky Edmonds

September 23, 2022

Vicky Edmonds is a poet and a teacher who uses the written and spoken word to bring the deepest and most authentic parts of ourselves to the page into the world. Over the last 32 years she has worked in hundreds of facilities at the elementary, middle and high school levels, with at-risk populations, arts […]

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Susan Rich

August 8, 2022

Susan Rich has received awards from PEN USA, The Times Literary Supplement, and Peace Corps Writers. Her fellowships include an Artist Trust Fellowship from Washington State and a Fulbright Fellowship in South Africa. She has worked as a staff person for Amnesty International, an electoral supervisor in Bosnia Herzegovina, and a human rights trainer in […]

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Jeanne Morel

August 8, 2022

Jeanne Morel lives in Seattle and teaches writing at Bellevue Community College. She has an MA in Adult Education from Antioch Seattle and an MA in Southeast Asian Studies from the University of London. She writes poems and short prose pieces. She is currently working on a poetry manuscript entitled Big Guns Big Elephants that […]

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Carlos Martinez

August 8, 2022

Carlos Martinez lives in Edmonds, WA, earned an MFA at Antioch University LA, and teaches literature and creative writing at Western Washington University. He’s been published locally in Cranky, Crab Creek Review, Poets West Literary Journal, Jeopardy and 4th Street, as well as the local anthologies Vox Populi (1999 Seattle Poetry Festival), Pontoon #5 (Floating […]

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Fredda Jaffe

August 8, 2022

Fredda Jaffe currently works as a family therapist. She volunteers with Powerful Schools as a writing consultant at Beacon Hill Elementary and writes poetry. 2005 Writers Program

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Steve Hernandez Effingham

August 8, 2022

Steve Hernandez Effingham was born in Queens, New York in 1953. He moved to Los Angeles in 1975, determined to pursue a career as a Jazz journalist. After accidentally discovering the writing of Henry Miller (he thought he was purchasing a book by Arthur) and becoming a fixture at several Venice, CA jazz clubs where […]

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Brenda Givens

August 8, 2022

Brenda Givens is a poet, storyteller and writer. Born in Ruislip, England, she has spent the majority of her life in the Northwest and currently lives in Everett, Washington. Brenda has spent many years presenting her work in a wide range of venues including Barnes and Noble Bookstores, the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Museum, […]

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Jaime Curl

August 8, 2022

Jaime Curl is a native Washingtonian and a recent graduate of Eastern Washington University’s MFA program. He works for Western Washington University’s teacher preparation program and teaches English for the Seattle Community College District. His recent publications include Midwest Quarterly, LitRag, Crab Creek Review, and The Sycamore Review. 2005 Writers Program

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Jared Leising

July 19, 2022

Jared Leising is the author of the chapbook The Widows and Orphans of Winesburg, Ohio. His poems have appeared in various Washington publications such as Pontoon, Crab Creek Review, Stringtown, as well as on Metro Buses and local radio. Jared was selected as a Jack Straw Writer in 2001 and curated the Jack Straw Writers […]

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