Poet Leonard Neufeldt will kick off the Fall Poetry Series at the Gig Harbor Pierce County Library at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17.
This series features free readings and workshops by Pacific Northwest poets.
Neufeldt was born and raised in the Dutch-Russian Mennonite hamlet of Yarrow, BC. He is a prize-winning poet, author and co-editor of 17 books.
The Fall Poetry series will continue through October, featuring:
▪ 7 p.m. Oct. 1; Christine Deavel, a Seattle poet, Washington State Book Award (2012) recipient and co-owner of Open Books: A Poem Emporium.
▪ 7 p.m. Oct. 15; Joseph Green, a poet from Longview, Wash. whose work has appeared in multiple publications.
▪ 7 p.m. Oct. 29; Lyn Coffin, a poet, playwright, writer of fiction and nonfiction and translator, as well as a college instructor. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Gig Harbor Library.