If you're in Washington- Support Poetry on January 16th!

"Poems About Place" at Village Books in Bellingham, Jan.16

Join the Skagit River Poetry Festival at 7 pm on January 16, 2010, when six of the Northwest's top poets will participate in a "Poems about Place" reading Jan. 16 at Villages Books in Bellingham.

The event, co-sponsored by North Cascades Institute, is free, open to the public and aims to raise awareness and support for the 2010 Skagit River Poetry Festival. In the lineup are: Washington State Poet Laureate Sam Green, Jim Bertolino, Michael Daly, Oliver de la Paz, Nancy Pagh, and Jeremy Voigt.

A private reception for the poets, with food and beverages, will be held after the reading. Tickets for the reception are $25 per person and all proceeds will benefit Skagit River Poetry Festival.

For tickets and more information, contact Kris Ekstrand Molesworth at (360) 708-6626 or kris.bayview@gmail.com.

More info at http://skagitriverpoetry.org.