May 2015 Open Mic Night at Village Books

Dear Writers:

We’ve had a gorgeous summertime in Whatcom County, offering dazzling inspiration for the monthly Open Mic Nights at Village Books. Here’s what went down in May: Continue reading

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April 2015 Open Mic ~ The End of NaPoWriMo

 Dear Writers,
Open Mic Night was also Day 27 for all the poets participating in this year’s NaPoWriMo. Okay, maybe after writing a poem a day all month long they seemed a little exhausted coming in the door, but they caught their second wind at Open Mic at Village Books.
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March 2014 Open Mic – You’re Perfect, I’m Lazy

Dear Writers:

The optional themes at these open mics are extremely serious, such as Green Cabbage, Green Fees, Greenhorns for March. En route, I think we adopted a couple new themes—All the World’s a Page—borrowing a line from Susan Chase-Foster, who borrowed a line from the Bard, and Claire Mercy’s lyrics—You’re Perfect, I’m Lazy.

Whatever the theme, it was a fantastic night of readings!

Clare Mercy

Clare Mercy strummed us into the night.

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