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Poetry Night Cafe

Welcome one and all to the South Fork Valley’s annual celebration of the rhyme and reason of the written and spoken word



Saturday, November 12, 2016, 7:00PM in the Van Zandt

Community Hall, 4106 Valley Highway, Deming, Wash. (corner of Highway 9 and Potter Road).

Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Feel free to bring a potluck dessert dish to share.

Sponsored by: South Fork Valley Community Association (SFVCA) and Deming Library.

Poetry Night Café 2016

  • Support and enjoy local poets and storytellers as they recite from their works
  • Share a “groovy” time with your “beatnik” friends and neighbors
  • Partake of delectable edibles
  • Be the coolest cat on your block!


Media Contacts:

Erin Suda, Deming Library,, 360-592-2422

Matthew Thuney, SFVCA,, 360-305-6939 (voice/text)


Chuckanut Writers Conference, a Report by two WWP Members

Two WWP members took the time to write a few words about their experience at the recent Chuckanut Writers Conference. Many thanks to both Nancy Canyon and Laurel Leigh for volunteering to write something about the conference If you have an experience to share please share it in the comments below. If you have an idea for a blog post which you would like to write for the WWP blog please contact

laurel_leigh-011_hat-sm-colorFirst, a few words from Laurel Leigh, writer, teacher, blogger. Laurel is a long time WWP member and local writing celebrity. She is well loved by her students in writing and editing. She also hosts a monthly open mic night at Village Books which is a lot of fun and a wonderful opportunity to read your work in public. And to top it all off she was a recipient of the 2013 Mayor’s Arts Award. 

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