Terra Luna showcases the poetry and artwork of Brendan McBreen
Upcoming Events:

Check out Tanya McDonald's new haiku journal Kingfisher.

The August Poetry Postcard Fest now known as PoPo has a new site.

Everything upcoming in the time of COVID-19 is via Zoom.

The Striped Water Poets weekly critique circle is no longer meeting. Perhaps after COVID we will start up again.

Poetry at the Rainbow Cafe has morphed into a first Monday featured poet and open mic on Zoom.

SoulFood Poetry Night is also a Zoom event now days.

Past Events:

NaPoWriMo is here! and its been here again since last I updated the site! It will be here next April too!

April is National Poetry Writing Month and I and many others will be writing a poem a day and we encourage you to join us! I will be following along with Chris Jarmick's blog, Poetry is Everything https://chrisjarmick.wordpress.com/ writing responses to prompts and posting them on my own blog https://elsewhereintherain.wordpress.com/. Feel free to write along with us :)

They Were Called Records, kids!
James Rodgers' book launch party
for his new book from MoonPath Press
will be held April 15 from 2 to 4 pm
at REI, 6750 S 228th St Kent, Washington 98032

Poetry at the Ave.
April 27th from 7 to 9 pm at the Auburn Avenue Theater
the new Auburn Poet Laureate will be reading
along with many others.

Poetry at the Rainbow Café!
Every first Monday 7 p.m.
at the Rainbow café
112 East Main Street
Auburn, WA 98002
Featured reading and Open Mic
presented by Northwest Renaissance
and Striped Water Poets

The Distinguished Writer's Series
Every second Friday 7 to 9 p.m.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church at 9th and I (eye)
Featured reading and Open Mic
presented by Puget Sound Poetry Connection

Book Tree third Saturday workshop and reading!
Every third Saturday 4:30 to 8 p.m.
Book Tree
609 Market St, Kirkland, WA 98033
Poetry Workshop
followed by featured reader and Open Mic

Saturday August 26 2017
Poets on the Farm
At the Mary Olson Farm
Featuring Poets: Brendan McBreen and Peter Ludwin
Music by: Paul Keller and Peter Ludwin

Saturday August 12 2017
Auburn August Fest!
All day Poetry events in the Community and Events Center in Les Gove Park
Workshops presented by Robert Lashley & Dennis Brooke
Featured Poets: Marjorie Rommel, Patrick Dixon, Sharon Nyree Williams, Michael Dylan Welch, Lorraine Healy, and Robert Lashley
Book & Small Press Fair
Book Art Demonstration by Laura Allen
My Goldfish Stole the Moon an interactive Poetry book making workshop for kids and adults presented by Jim Teeters
Free Exchange Table
all FREE!

Saturday August 5 2017
Inkscape Studio Open Studio
Featuring Poets: Laura Allen, James Rodgers, and Brendan McBreen

Saturday July 15 2017
Poets in the Park in Redmond
Featuring Striped Water Poets

Wednesday July 12 2017
Foundation House Reading & Open Mic
Featuring Brendan McBreen

Saturday June 17th 2017
609 Market St, Kirkland, WA 98033
Workshop presented by Judith Skillman
co-feature Brendan McBreen
4:30 to 8 p.m.

Sunday June 11th 2017
Cosmic Egg Book Launch Party!
From 1 to 4 p.m. at King's Books
218 St. Hellens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
I will host a writing workshop fro 1 to 2
with readings after by myself and other MoonPath authors
there will be music and snacks and artwork on display

Poets at the Ave!
To celebrate National Poetry Month, Northwest Renaissance Poets is partnering with the City of Auburn to host a free poetry event, on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at the Auburn Avenue Theater.

Featured guests will include Auburn Poet Laureate the illustrious Marjorie Rommel, the one and only "Wicked!" Dick Brugger, current Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, former Washington State poets laureate Elizabeth Austen and Sam Green, and local youth poet Summer Barnett, and local poet and actress Emilie Rommel Shimkus will present a short take from the film "Tell your Children."

There will be light refreshments and poetry informational tables in the lobby, and poetry books for sale!

Soulfood Poetry Night
Striped Water Poets is the featured poetry group at Soulfood Coffee House
Thursday October 20th 2016 7 pm to 9 pm
hosted by Michael Dylan Welch.
Soulfood Coffee House 15748 Redmond Way Redmond

Poetry at the Good Shepherd Center
Tuesday November 15th 7 pm to 9 pm.
Features: John Burgess, Dennis Caswell, Nancy Dahlberg, Brendan McBreen, Kristen McHenry, and Carolyne Wright
The Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. room 202 Seattle
Presented by David Horowitz

Recent Publications:

Mad Swirl!
I have the honor of having my own Mad Swirl page!
Check it out. Of course I will be adding to it from time to time.

Have a poem to be published in Star*Line, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association journal.

Footbridge Above the Falls
I have three poems included in the new Rose Alley Press Anthology! You can find my poems there along with a host of other wonderful NorthWest poets.

Write a Review!
Cosmic Egg is on Amazon and Goodreads! Check it out, post a review, buy another ten copies! :)

Verse Daily
My Poem: I Feel Like an Egg
appeared on Verse Daily on July 22 2017

My collage, The Future is Watching, is in the very first issue of Scryptic!

Rejection from the New Yorker!

Cosmic Egg
In the Auburn Reporter! Here is a great piece by Robert Whale:

Cosmic Egg
My first full-length collection of Poetry is now available from MoonPath Press!

Black Petals
Has accepted two short scifi poems and two 575 post apocalyptic haiku to be published on 3/15/2017

Poetry on Busses
Will publish my water themed poem, Misled, (dedicated to the people of Flint Michigan) on their website April 2017

Hello Horror
Accepted a nice little piece called Green Giggler to be published in October 2017

Dreams and Nightmares
Accepted a poem which wasn't a dream or a nightmare

Mad Swirl
Accepted one of my new Tarot poems

Mirror Dance
The Autumn issue of Mirror Dance is now available at www.mirrordancefantasy.com. One of my Tarot poems is included there.

Secrets and Dreams
The Secrets and Dreams anthology from Kind of a Hurricane Press is now available. www.kindofahurricanepress.com