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Tag: youth writing

Nov.
21st

“Hip-Heart” free poetry event for young writers offered Sunday at Kings’ Books by Tacoma poet laureate Josie Emmons Turner.

Josie Emmons Turner, Tacoma’s current poet laureate, is hosting the open mic poetry event “Hip-Heart” for high school and college-age student writers this Sunday at King’s Books, Tacoma. Students are invited to read either poetry or short prose. The event is part of the Tacoma Arts Commission’s annual Art at Work month, lasting through November each year.

“Young people have such fresh ideas and so few very public venues in which to share their work.  I am hosting this opportunity for the community to hear and support the work of young writers,” Emmons Turner said. An MFA graduate from

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