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Mark L. Anderson is a co-founder of the poetry open mic, Broken Mic, in Spokane, Washington. In 2012 he was awarded the inaugural Ken Warfel fellowship for poets who have made substantial contributions to their communities. He has served as Spokane's Civic Poet Laureate since 2017.

Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

Joyce Wilkens lives on the Palouse in Spokane, Washington. Her passion for nature, beauty in expression, faith and connecting with people through their stories prompted her work as author/poet/artist/photographer.

Joyce worked as an art/history docent and actor for the Spokane Museum of Arts and Culture. She is a member of the River Ridge Association of Fine Arts and Poetry Scribes of Spokane.

Harper Quinn is the author of Coolth (Big Lucks Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Cornell University in 2014, and her work has been supported by Literary Arts and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Poems can be found in Gramma Daily, Gulf Coast, The Volta and Sixth Finch. She lives in Portland, OR where she works as the Program Director at the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

Harper Quinn is the author of Coolth (Big Lucks Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Cornell University in 2014, and her work has been supported by Literary Arts and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Poems can be found in Gramma Daily, Gulf Coast, The Volta and Sixth Finch. She lives in Portland, OR where she works as the Program Director at the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

Harper Quinn is the author of Coolth (Big Lucks Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Cornell University in 2014, and her work has been supported by Literary Arts and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Poems can be found in Gramma Daily, Gulf Coast, The Volta and Sixth Finch. She lives in Portland, OR where she works as the Program Director at the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

Harper Quinn is the author of Coolth (Big Lucks Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Cornell University in 2014, and her work has been supported by Literary Arts and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Poems can be found in Gramma Daily, Gulf Coast, The Volta and Sixth Finch. She lives in Portland, OR where she works as the Program Director at the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

Harper Quinn is the author of Coolth (Big Lucks Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Cornell University in 2014, and her work has been supported by Literary Arts and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Poems can be found in Gramma Daily, Gulf Coast, The Volta and Sixth Finch. She lives in Portland, OR where she works as the Program Director at the Independent Publishing Resource Center.

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be The First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie entitled Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press; 2011), a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding and The Notorious B.I.G. entitled The Man on High—Essays On Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G. (Eyewear (U.K); 2018) and five chapbooks.

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be The First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie entitled Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press; 2011), a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding and The Notorious B.I.G. entitled The Man on High—Essays On Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G. (Eyewear (U.K); 2018) and five chapbooks.

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be The First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie entitled Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press; 2011), a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding and The Notorious B.I.G. entitled The Man on High—Essays On Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G. (Eyewear (U.K); 2018) and five chapbooks.

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be The First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie entitled Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press; 2011), a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding and The Notorious B.I.G. entitled The Man on High—Essays On Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G. (Eyewear (U.K); 2018) and five chapbooks.

Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be The First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie entitled Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press; 2011), a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding and The Notorious B.I.G. entitled The Man on High—Essays On Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G. (Eyewear (U.K); 2018) and five chapbooks.

T. Ann Lyons, recently retired, has returned to her family’s roots and lives in the wilds of Washington with her husband, three dogs, one cat, a wealth of wildlife and a bounty of bugs, the inspiration for her mildly educational, unavoidably whimsical Bug Ditty poetry.  

Recently honored by the Spokane Symphony Association as the featured poet for their Poetry to Music program, it was suggested she also read for KPBX Poetry Moment, a grand opportunity to continue the crusade to share the amazing story of the insect world.

T. Ann Lyons, recently retired, has returned to her family’s roots and lives in the wilds of Washington with her husband, three dogs, one cat, a wealth of wildlife and a bounty of bugs, the inspiration for her mildly educational, unavoidably whimsical Bug Ditty poetry.  

Recently honored by the Spokane Symphony Association as the featured poet for their Poetry to Music program, it was suggested she also read for KPBX Poetry Moment, a grand opportunity to continue the crusade to share the amazing story of the insect world.

T. Ann Lyons, recently retired, has returned to her family’s roots and lives in the wilds of Washington with her husband, three dogs, one cat, a wealth of wildlife and a bounty of bugs, the inspiration for her mildly educational, unavoidably whimsical Bug Ditty poetry.  

Recently honored by the Spokane Symphony Association as the featured poet for their Poetry to Music program, it was suggested she also read for KPBX Poetry Moment, a grand opportunity to continue the crusade to share the amazing story of the insect world.

T. Ann Lyons, recently retired, has returned to her family’s roots and lives in the wilds of Washington with her husband, three dogs, one cat, a wealth of wildlife and a bounty of bugs, the inspiration for her mildly educational, unavoidably whimsical Bug Ditty poetry.  

Recently honored by the Spokane Symphony Association as the featured poet for their Poetry to Music program, it was suggested she also read for KPBX Poetry Moment, a grand opportunity to continue the crusade to share the amazing story of the insect world.

T. Ann Lyons, recently retired, has returned to her family’s roots and lives in the wilds of Washington with her husband, three dogs, one cat, a wealth of wildlife and a bounty of bugs, the inspiration for her mildly educational, unavoidably whimsical Bug Ditty poetry.  

Recently honored by the Spokane Symphony Association as the featured poet for their Poetry to Music program, it was suggested she also read for KPBX Poetry Moment, a grand opportunity to continue the crusade to share the amazing story of the insect world.

Zach Eddy is a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, where he serves as the Web Editor and Assistant Poetry Editor for Fugue. He has been awarded the Wenatchee Valley College Earth Day Poetry Prize, a Centrum Writers’ Conference Fellowship from Central Washington University, and an honorable mention in the Academy of American Poets University and College Contest. His work can be found in High Desert Journal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, and The Comet Magazine.

Zach Eddy is a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, where he serves as the Web Editor and Assistant Poetry Editor for Fugue. He has been awarded the Wenatchee Valley College Earth Day Poetry Prize, a Centrum Writers’ Conference Fellowship from Central Washington University, and an honorable mention in the Academy of American Poets University and College Contest. His work can be found in High Desert Journal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, and The Comet Magazine.

Zach Eddy is a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, where he serves as the Web Editor and Assistant Poetry Editor for Fugue. He has been awarded the Wenatchee Valley College Earth Day Poetry Prize, a Centrum Writers’ Conference Fellowship from Central Washington University, and an honorable mention in the Academy of American Poets University and College Contest. His work can be found in High Desert Journal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, and The Comet Magazine.

Zach Eddy is a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, where he serves as the Web Editor and Assistant Poetry Editor for Fugue. He has been awarded the Wenatchee Valley College Earth Day Poetry Prize, a Centrum Writers’ Conference Fellowship from Central Washington University, and an honorable mention in the Academy of American Poets University and College Contest. His work can be found in High Desert Journal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, and The Comet Magazine.

Zach Eddy is a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, where he serves as the Web Editor and Assistant Poetry Editor for Fugue. He has been awarded the Wenatchee Valley College Earth Day Poetry Prize, a Centrum Writers’ Conference Fellowship from Central Washington University, and an honorable mention in the Academy of American Poets University and College Contest. His work can be found in High Desert Journal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, and The Comet Magazine.

Polly Buckingham's collection The Expense of a View was the 2016 winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize, her chapbook A Year of Silence won the Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award (2014), and she was the recipient of a 2014 Washington State Artists Trust fellowship. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review (reprinted at poetrydaily.com), Hanging Loose, Witness, North American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Poetry Review and elsewhere.

Polly Buckingham's collection The Expense of a View was the 2016 winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize, her chapbook A Year of Silence won the Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award (2014), and she was the recipient of a 2014 Washington State Artists Trust fellowship. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review (reprinted at poetrydaily.com), Hanging Loose, Witness, North American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Poetry Review and elsewhere.

Polly Buckingham's collection The Expense of a View was the 2016 winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize, her chapbook A Year of Silence won the Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award (2014), and she was the recipient of a 2014 Washington State Artists Trust fellowship. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review (reprinted at poetrydaily.com), Hanging Loose, Witness, North American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Poetry Review and elsewhere.

Polly Buckingham's collection The Expense of a View was the 2016 winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize, her chapbook A Year of Silence won the Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award (2014), and she was the recipient of a 2014 Washington State Artists Trust fellowship. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review (reprinted at poetrydaily.com), Hanging Loose, Witness, North American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Poetry Review and elsewhere.

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