Thursday, November 14, 2013

Chapbook Anthology of Regiional Women Poets to launch at King's Books

As part of Tacoma’s Art@Work celebration, former Tacoma Poet Laureate Josie Emmons Turner will launch the chapbook anthology Sarasvati Takes Pegasus as Her Mount .  The chapbook is a collection of the work of regional women poets concerning the theme gods, goddesses, and myth and is an outgrowth of a reading the 16 women did last spring during the Tacoma Community College’s exhibition, Greek and Roman Mythology. 

Participating poets include:  Peggy Barnett, Glenna Cook, Julia Cousineau, Caroline Hunter Davis, Maria Gudaitis, Mary  Hake, P.C. Kennedy, Patty Kinney, Kay Mullen, Tammy Robacker, Marjorie Rommel, Emilie Rommel Shimkus, Josie Emmons Turner, Connie Walle, Juniper White, Carolyne Wright. 

The book launch will be November 21, 7:00, at King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma.

For more information contact Josie Emmons Turner, or 253.678.6117

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