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3rd Saturday Workshop/Reading & Open Mic with David Horowitz and Michael Spence

December 16 - 3rd Saturday Workshop/Reading & Open Mic with David Horowitz and Michael Spence

Join us from 4:30 to 6:00PM for an informative, inspiring and fun creative writing workshop led by Author, Editor, Publisher and Poet David Horowitz.  

Workshop: "Improve Your Rhyming, or How to Avoid the 'Moon/June, True/Blue' Syndrome"

Followed by our PoetryIsEverything  reading/open mic  6:15 to 8:00PM with features David D. Horowitz and Michael Spence.  Plus YOU on the open mic!

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David D. Horowitz founded and manages Rose Alley Press. He earned B.A. degrees in philosophy and English from the University of Washington and an M.A. in English from Vanderbilt University. His work has appeared in numerous journals, including The Lyric, Candelabrum, Exterminating Angel, ArtWord Quarterly, Quill & Parchment, and The Sporting News. His books published by Rose Alley include Strength & Sympathy, From Notebook to Bookshelf, and six poetry collections: Streetlamp, Treetop, Star; Resin from the Rain; Wildfire, Candleflame; Stars Beyond the Battlesmoke; Sky Above the Temple; and his most recent, Cathedral and Highrise. He also edited the Rose Alley anthologies: Limbs of the Pine, Peaks of the Range and Many Trails to the Summit. David lives in Seattle.

Michael Spence bio -  After earning his B.A. in English from the University of Washington, Michael Spence served four years as a naval officer aboard the USS John F. Kennedy. Soon afterwards, he began his three-decade career as a driver of public-transit buses in the Seattle area. His poems have appeared in The Hudson Review, The Sewanee Review, Tar River Poetry, The Southern Review, The Yale Review, and The New York Quarterly; he has published four previous collections of poetry: The Spine, Adam Chooses, Crush Depth, and The Bus Driver’s Threnody. Spence has also been featured in Limbs of the Pine, Peaks of the Range; Many Trails to the Summit; and other anthologies.  The New Criterion chose Michael’s latest poetry collection Umbilical as the winner of the 2015 New Criterion Poetry Prize. (it was published in 2016).