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Past Readings

The following is a complete list of past readings. Occasionally we’ve had extra events in addition to our monthly readings on the usual third Thursday of the month. Click the names of featured readers to see their photos and bios.
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Peter Pereira reads on July 19, 2007.



July 18                                                   Jeannine Hall Gailey and Annette Spaulding-Convy

August 15 (Tuesday)                               Elizabeth Austen and Christine Deavel

September 21                                     Shannon Borg and John Kistner

October 4 (Wednesday)                         C. R. Manley, Carlos Martinez, Tatyana Mishel, and

                                                              Michael Dylan Welch (bonus reading, for Pontoon #9)

October 10 (Tuesday)                           Jack and Adelle Foley (bonus reading)

October 19                                          Susan Rich and Kathleen Flenniken

November 16                                     Paul E. Nelson and Charles Potts

December 14 (2nd Thursday)                Reading cancelled due to snow storm.




January 18                                           Holly Thomas and Joannie Kervran Stangeland

February 15                                        Jenifer Browne Lawrence and Dan Peters

March 15                                             Chris Jarmick and Jack McCarthy

April 19                                                Madeline DeFrees and Thomas Aslin

May 17                                                 Rebecca Loudon and Susan Butler

June 21                                                 J. W. Marshall and Paul Hunter

July 19                                                  Peter Pereira and Nancy Pagh

August 16                                            Oliver de la Paz and Rick Barot

September 20                                    Kelli Russell Agodon and Ann Batchelor Hursey

October 18                                          Shin Yu Pai and John (Maroon) Chinworth

November 15                                     Denise Calvetti Michaels and Suma Subramaniam

December 13 (2nd Thursday)                Judith Skillman and Janee Baugher




January 17                                           Terry Martin and Jim Bodeen

February 21                                        Carol Levin and Victoria Ford

March 20                                             Michael Schein and Marion Kimes

April 17                                                Jared Leising and Martha Clarkson

May 15                                                 Lois P. Jones and Peter Ludwin

June 19                                                Linda Thompson and Rick Smith

July 17                                                  Cody Walker and Molly Tenenbaum

August 21                                            Janet Norman Knox and John Davis

September 18                                    James Bertolino and Anita K. Boyle

October 16                                         Ann Spiers and Robert McNamara

November 20                                     Jim Teeters and Dawn-Marie Oliver

December 11 (2nd Thursday)                Julene Tripp Weaver and Deborah Woodard




January 15                                          Ronda Broatch and Herb McClees

February 19                                        Samuel Green and Kim-An Lieberman

March 19                                             A. K. "Mimi" Allin and Vanessa DeWolf

April 16                                                David Rizzi and Nashira Priester

May 21                                                 Ce Rosenow and Laura Winter

June 11 (bonus reading)                          Michael C. Ford and friends: Jim Bertolino, Anita Boyle,
                                                               singer-songwriter Michael Garner, Chris Jarmick,
                                                               Jack McCarthy, and Joanie Stangeland

June 18                                                 Ruth Yarrow and Mike Yarrow

June 28 (Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.)            THREE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SOULFOOD POETRY PARTY

                                                               featuring Band of Poets and past featured readers!

July 9 (bonus reading)                               WE ARE theUnREAL

July 16                                                   Lorraine Ferra and Holly Hughes

August 20                                             Robert Lashley and Malcolm Kenyon

September 17                                     Marjorie Rommel and R. D. Shadowbyrd

October 15                                          Bob Redmond and Arthur Tulee, with special guest Penny Harter

November 19                                     Marjorie Manwaring and Dennis Caswell

December 10 (2nd Thursday)                Jeff Lair and Matthew Allen




January 28 (4th Thursday)                  Rebecca Meredith and Trisha Ready

February 18                                        David Horowitz and Donald Kentop

March 18                                              Rachel Dilworth and Laura Hirschfield

April 15                                                 Amy Schrader and Trina Burke

May 27 (4th Thursday)                         Gerald McBreen and Jim Meyer

June 17                                                 Robinson Bolkum and Vanessa Pepoy

July 15                                                   Michael Daley and Bill Ransom

August 19                                            Michael Magee and Jean Musser

September 16                                    Erin Malone and Rebecca Hoogs

October 21                                          Allen Braden and Kevin Miller

November 18                                     Jody Zorgdrager and Anne Doe Overstreet

December 16                                     Brendan McBreen and Lisa D. Schmidt




January 20                                           Karen Finneyfrock and Matt Gano

February 17                                         Tom C. Hunley and Martha Silano [Martha was unable to attend]

March 17                                              Nicole Hardy and Arlene Kim

April 21                                                 Sharmagne Leland-St. John and Ellaraine Lockie

May 19                                                  Lori Desrosiers and Jon E. Seaman

June 16                                                 Belle Randall and Anita K. Boyle

July 21                                                   Tanya McDonald and Dejah Léger FIFTH ANNIVERSARY!

August 18                                             Christopher Herold and Mike O’Connor

September 15                                     Roberto Ascalon and Clare Lilliston

October 20                                          Lorraine Healy and Paul Fisher

November 17                                      Susan Casey and Johnny Horton

December 15                                      Carolyne Wright and Mary Eliza Crane




January 19                                           Reading cancelled due to snow storm

February 16                                         Jeannine Hall Gailey and Martha Silano

March 15                                              Jane Alynn and Connie Walle

April 19                                                Kevin Craft and Kary Wayson

May 17                                                Vinnie Kinsella and Kay Tracy

June 21                                               Kelly Davio and Tanya Chernov

July 19                                                Amy McClellan and Scot Siegel SIXTH ANNIVERSARY!

                                                               [Scot was unable to attend]

August 16                                           John Burgess and Sergey Feldman

September 20                                     Christine Swanberg and Penelope Scambly Schott

October 18                                         Rick Clark and Doug Cole

November 15                                     Judith Roche and Lyn Coffin

December 20                                     Raul Sanchez and Angel Latterell




January 17                                           Kathleen Flenniken and Tim Kelly

February 21                                         William Scott Galasso and Nancy Dahlberg

March 21                                             Cathy Ross and Nan Harty

April 18                                                Faith Allington and AJ Lyndemere

May 22                                                 Ron Starr and Marjorie Manwaring  [note special Wednesday date instead of May 16]

June 20                                                 Joan Swift and Esther Altshul Helfgott

July 18                                                  Terry Persun and Nicole J. Persun — SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY READING!

August 8 (2nd Thursday)                         Elizabeth Myhr and Christopher J. Jarmick  [note that this is one week earlier than usual]

September 19                                      Anastacia Tolbert and Daemond Arrindell

October 17                                           Molly Tenenbaum and T. Clear

November 21                                       Janée J. Baugher and Ann Spiers

December 12 (2nd Thursday)                  Shin Yu Pai and Gerry McFarland



January 16                                           Jennifer Bullis and Bethany Reid

February 20                                         Jorge Enrique González Pacheco

March 20                                             Terry Ann Carter and Carole MacRury

April 17                                                Haiku Northwest, from 25th Anniversary Anthology for National Haiku Poetry Day

May 15                                                 To be announced

June 19                                                 To be announced

July 17                                                  To be announced — EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY READING!

August 21                                             To be announced

September 18                                       To be announced

October 16                                           To be announced

November 20                                        To be announced

December 18                                        To be announced


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