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Tag: Kathleen Flenniken

Sep.
12th

State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken and more at Gig Harbor fall 2012 Poetry Series

The Friends of Gig Harbor Library kick off their annual poetry series next Thursday night with State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken, at the Gig Harbor Library. Flenniken will read from her second collection of poems, “Plume,” recently published by the University of Washington Press. Flennikan grew up in Richland, Washington next door to the Hanford nuclear site at the height of the Cold War, working there for three years as an engineer. She describes the poems in “Plume” as “nuclear-age songs of innocence and experience set in the ‘empty’ desert west.”

The fall poetry series goes on every

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