AMP Visual Art Series Premier! This weekend!

Our current government is trying to destroy one of our national treasures, the US Post Office. This will make voting in the November election a challenge.  In Seattle we have ballot boxes available in many neighborhoods. This works and is useful, but many still use the mail, and last year …

Poetry Month Everything Changed Plus a Video Poem!!

Early in the year news was coming about a virus. What a time we are living through! First, as news of the Coronavirus spread the phrase Prepare for Social Distancing was released by our health department, then the order to shelter in place due to a world wide Coronavirus. People …

Corona Closure & National Poetry Month

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer was cancelled in March & April; further readings are uncertain. We will keep you posted. Julene’s National Poetry Month News It’s write a poem a day month! A challenge I’m doing for the fourth time. So far it’s going well. One I wrote was even …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness

  Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness Kilam Tel Aviv Christ Buckley Music by Moe Provencher       Julene’s News I traveled to AWP in San Antonio last week to read from my book, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Time of AIDS, on the panel …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: February, Welcome Spring!

Join us at February’s Word Chaser!! Nadine Antoinette Maestas Jason Kirk with musician Ryan Tranum     Julene’s News Mad Swirl published my poem “First Concert,” the second poem I wrote about this particular experience. The other is in the Poeming Pigeon series, focused on Music.  Voices On the Wind published two …

Word Chaser at Cafe Racer: 2020 Jump Start!

Come out for Word Chaser at Cafe Racer Get a Jump Start on 2020 Featuring Steve Potter Bryan Edenfield  Music by Evictions with Graham Issac   Julene’s News “Conception Story” was re-published at Black Coffee Review on January 1, 2020, with acknowledgement to Cliterature where it was first published. I am thrilled …

Word Chaser at Cafe Racer—Potluck: No Fruitcake!

Potluck: No Fruitcake Word Chaser! at Cafe Racer! Peggy Sturdivant Glenda West Music  Justen VanGrinsven     Join us at 7 pm at Cafe Racer!      Julene’s News “Terrorists Outside the Gate” was published in Winedrunk Sidewalk: Shipwrecked in Trumpland on Day number One Thousand Twenty Five, or Nov …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead Reading Let us honor our ancestors this month Featuring: Raul Sanchez Sarah A. Chavez and Muscian Diego Coy (on Cajón, Flute, Dique whistle & Andina drum)     Julene’s News I’m thrilled my poem, Self-destruction, formerly on the website Sam Hamill created, Poets Against the War, was republished …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer—October Salon!

Featuring The Poet Salon Podcast team: Gabrielle Bates Dujie Tahat Luther Hughes Dujie won the 2019 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship! Luther’s book Touched is available at Sibling Rivalry Press! Come out to hear them read and celebrate their successes! Our musician is the talented Ivory Grey-Smith!   Julene’s Poetry News: Winedrunk …