Hugo Literary Series: Must the Gun Always Fire? (And Other Rules of Writing)
I’m thrilled to be included in the Hugo Literary Series for Richard Hugo House. Here’s the idea: writers are commissioned to write work on a theme and … Read More
This week is busting open!
Thursday I’ll be reading with some Seattle poetry greats during the Lit Crawl in Seattle. Poetry at Poco: Love, Addiction, and Owls
Poco Wine + Spirits, 1408 E Pine St.
Susan Rich (The Alchemist’s Kitchen) … Read More
We had an amazing open house this weekend at my artist colony, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Open studios and performances were followed by a fire show in the parking lot and an “Under the Sea” themed dance party. I … Read More
My hometown newspaper, The Frederick News Post, did a sweet article about my debut novel, The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door. It feels so good to be recognized by the place where I grew up. One thing I’ve … Read More
COME OUT THIS WEDNESDAY for a free workshop with me!
Geeking Out: Teen Poetry Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock
July 24, 2013, 6:30 PM
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th St Redmond, WA 98052
Come geek out with us … Read More
I’ve just gotten home from the Pink Door Women’s Poetry Retreat in Rochester, NY and I’ve been changed by it forever.
The three-day retreat consisted of workshops, moderated discussions, Poetry & Pie readings, mosquitoes, tents, torrential rain, tears, pantoums, revelations, … Read More
I have a brief interview included in a new book from the Poetry Foundation and McSweeney’s. In the book I talk about being a Cultural Envoy through the US State Department to perform and teach about poetry in … Read More