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Self-deprecating and honest, Kate Carroll de Gutes serves her own brand of personal essay, much of which is uproariously funny. A stickler for the serial comma, Kate Carroll de Gutes believes that there should always be two spaces between a period and the beginning of the next sentence. Her work has been featured in various […]

Corry Venema-Weiss longed to write about strange worlds from her youth, but was deterred by the daunting task of imagining them from scratch. Then she discovered a fascinating world ready-made: the 18th century. The result of nearly ten years of research, her novel, The Genius of Desire, is the story of Will Theroux, his fall […]

Chelsea Werner-Jatzke recycles an old Pixies’ song, transforming song lyrics into living characters. Werner-Jatzke holds an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College, where she completed a collection of linked short stories, 1742 Second Avenue, pieces of which have been published in Guideword, The Conium Review, and ListenParty.com. Her music journalism, art criticism, and further […]

Using physical language to convey universal emotions, Daemond Arrindell’s writing commands a visceral response. Arrindell is a teaching artist, workshop facilitator, community organizer, and wants to be a poet when he grows up. He is producer and curator of the Seattle Poetry Slam, the longest running weekly show in Seattle; 8-time coach of the Seattle […]

Dennis Caswell brings a bit of whimsy to some of life’s unanswered questions. Caswell is the author of the poetry collection Phlogiston, published in 2012 by Floating Bridge Press. His work has appeared in Floating Bridge Review, Crab Creek Review, Monarch Review online, and assorted other journals and anthologies. He lives outside Woodinville, Washington and […]

Larry Crist’s colorful poems reflect intimate scenes, taken from ordinary moments. Crist has lived in Seattle for the past 20 years and is originally from California, specifically Humboldt County (among other places). He has also lived in Chicago, Houston, London, and Philadelphia, where he received his MFA in theatre. He’s been widely published. Among some […]

Drawing from his experience with an ailing parent, Peter Munro describes the delicate and painful reality of the human condition. Peter Munro is a fisheries scientist who works in the Bering Sea, the Aleutian Islands, the Gulf of Alaska, and Seattle. He has had poems published here and there. SoundPages was produced by Jack Straw […]

Judith Skillman experiments with form in her new work, shedding light on a personal history. Skillman is the recipient of awards from Academy of American Poets, Washington State Arts Commission, and other organizations. Two of her books (RedTown, Prisoner of the Swifts) have been finalists for the Washington State Book Award. Skillman currently teaches at […]

Josephine Ensign examines her own desire to work with homeless people and the value of narrative advocacy work. Ensign teaches health policy at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is writing a book titled Catching Homelessness, a narrative nonfiction account of her work as a nurse practitioner providing health care to homeless people while […]

Blending cultural content with personal experience, Emily Pérez infuses her poetry with musicality. Pérez is the author of Backyard Migration Route (Finishing Line Press), a chapbook drawn from her roots in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Her poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Borderlands, New Ohio Review, Ocho, Nimrod, and DIAGRAM, as […]

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