The featured photo shows the beautiful outdoor plaza at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington, site of the fifth annual Chuckanut Writers Conference on Friday and Saturday, June 26-27. Here’s Hannah to tell you more!
I just checked the weather forecast for next weekend: high 70s and sunny. It’ll be the perfect weather for strolling from plenary to pitch sessions at the fifth annual Chuckanut Writers Conference—only a week away! Continue reading
My friend Luther says we should all write a poem
And then read it to some kids.
But I’m not really a poet, I say.
I write mainly stories for grown-ups, you know.
Plus I don’t have any kids
Just some nieces living far away
And a dog that’s a German Shepherd.
I’m sorry, but I don’t feel I meet
The minimum qualifications for this project. Continue reading
When poet maestro Luther Allen asked me to bring a children’s poem to the upcoming SpeakEasy 16 event at Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham WA, my first thought was:
“If only I were a poet.”