Coming This Month

Melanie Noel

Friday, January 25, 2019—Melanie Noel (Redmond poet laureate)
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

Melanie Noel is the author of The Monarchs (Stockport Flats, 2013), a book of poems, and the forthcoming chapbook A Ringing. She is honored to serve as Redmond’s poet laureate for 2018–2020. Her website is www.melanienoel.com.

This reading will also feature "Imagination and the Senses," a group reading of poems by residents from Redmond Heights Senior Living taking writing workshops offered by Melanie Noel.

MC—Michael Dylan Welch



Remember our location—Redmond Heights Senior Living

Redmond Heights Senior Center

The address is 7950 Willows Rd, Redmond, WA 98052, at the intersection of Redmond Way and Willows Road. From downtown Redmond—turn right from Redmond Way almost immediately after you cross the bridge over the slough and then drive until you see the building with the large columns in front. From Kirkland—turn left onto Willows Road and go about a quarter mile. Then turn right into the driveway and head to the columns. Plenty of free parking. For directions and Google map, click here, or look at the Redmond Heights website.


Upcoming Readings and Events

Friday, February 22, 2019—Gloria Burgess (new children's book is Pass It On!)
Gloria Burgess Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

Gloria Burgess’s poetry, stories, and scholarship celebrate her diverse heritage. She’s poetry fellow with Cave Canem, a prestigious collective of poets and writers of the African Diaspora. Her work appears in several anthologies, including The Ringing Ear, Gathering Ground, and From My Soul to His Spirit, and has been featured on the BBC, NPR, and PBS. One of Gloria’s most recent books is Pass It On!, a picture biography of her father’s life-changing relationship with Nobel Laureate William Faulkner. Her website is www.gloriaburgess.com.

MC—Rose Gamble


Friday, March 29, 2019—BookClub Seattle (short stories): Helen Harris, Doris Jean Hill, and Jackie Roberts
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

MC—Emily Dietrich


Friday, April 26, 2019—TBA

MC—TBA


Friday, May 31, 2018—Joan D. Stamm (memoir)
Signup starts at 6:30 PM; reading/open mic starts at 7:00 PM

MC—Michael Dylan Welch


Friday, June 28, 2019—TBA

MC—TBA