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Poetrynight: KM Lighthouse + Ash Good

November 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group- poetrynight.

Special features: KM Lighthouse + Ash Good

ASH GOOD is a poet & priestess serving life-force at the intersection of story telling, ritual, meditation, mindful movement and energy play. She is the
author of several chapbooks and full length collections of poetry including These things will never happen quite like that again (LettersAt3amPress 2017) and sounds in my möbius mind (First Matter Press 2018). Ash is the creator of High Priestesses of Poetry and a workshop facilitator for Portland Women Writers.

K. M. Lighthouse graduated from the University of Utah and worked as the senior poetry director ofenormous rooms for two years but has since made the Pacific Northwest a home. The poet’s work is found in Sonic Boom, From Sac, Blue Lake Review, and Toasted Cheese and full-length collections entitled you are an ambiguous pronoun and The Observer Effect. The poet is an assistant organizer with Portland’s Eastside Poets and a member of High Priestesses of Poetry.

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All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7 pm.  You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 6:30-7:00. Not all works must be originals.

Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work.  It has grown over the years as it moved to different locations.

Poetrynight is a program under the Whatcom poetry series and besides the weekly open mic/feature, can provide creative writing workshops for schools.


November 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Alternative Library
519 E Maple St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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