Summer Comes to Fruition!

Julene’s Memoir News: I’m pleased that I was accepted into a memoir writing program! In September I start a Year-long Creative Nonfiction Manuscript Program for Womxn and Nonbinary Writers with Anne Liu Kellor! This will give me the support and focus to work on the next draft of my memoir about …

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 …

Poeming Pigeon “In The News”—Portland Bound!!

I’m thrilled to have a second poem accepted for this new issue of The Poeming Pigeon, themed on “In The News!” The book launch celebration is on Saturday, September 15th, and I’ll read my poem, “Swept Under the Rug.” The Pond House (at The Ledding Library) 2215 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie, OR …

Summer in the City: Fire & Poems

        It’s a hot summer in Seattle. So many fires. Lava exploding in Hawaii. We have the drift of ash in our air. Seattle never used to be so hot in the summer. I’ve lived here since 1989. I used a down comforter through the summer, maybe a few nights in August …