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Local poets Kevin Miller and Alice Derry read at King’s Books, Tacoma

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Nov. 21, 2012 at 5:55 am |
November 19, 2012 11:00 am
Poet Alice Derry. Courtesy photo.

Local poets Kevin Miller and Alice Derry will combine for a free reading of old and new work at King’s Books, Tacoma next Thursday.

Derry is the author of four collections of poetry and three chapbooks, including the most recent collection “Tremolo” (Red Hen Press, 2012), for which she received a Washington State GAP grant. A former English and German teacher at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Derry helped conceive and direct the college’s Foothills Writers’ Series from 1980-2009.

Poet Kevin Miller. Courtesy photo.

Miller is a Tacoma poet known recently for his third collection “Home and Away: the Old Town Poems” in 2009. A retired public school teacher, Miller has also published in The Massachusetts Review, Crab Creek Review, The San Pedro River Review and The Museum of Americana.

7 p.m. Nov. 29. Free. King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-8801, kingsbookstore.com


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