Yakima Coffeehouse Poets   

Yakima Coffeehouse Poets

A meeting place for Yakima regional writers

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  • The Yakima Coffeehouse Poets serves as a meeting place for regional writers of all levels to share, learn, and exchange ideas about their work
  • Contact Us if you would like more information about our organization, annual juried poetry contest, or just have a question.
  • The Yakima Coffeehouse Poets present Open Mic Night held the second Wednesday of each month, September through May.
  • The "Annual Juried Poetry Contest and Reading" is not new with the Yakima Coffeehouse Poets. Actually, 2016 was the contest's 22nd year.
  • The Yakima Coffeehouse Poets publications include a chapbook each year with the poems of that year's Contest Prize winners, Honorable Mentions, and Judges' Poems.
  • The contest chapbook, "twenty-fourth," featuring cover art by Yakima artist Doug Johnson, is available for a $10 donation.
  • The contest chapbook, "twenty-third," featuring cover art by Yakima artist Cheryl Hahn, is available for a $10 donation.
  • The contest chapbook, "twenty-second," featuring cover art by artist Duane Reed, is available for a $10 donation.
  • The contest chapbook, "twenty-first," featuring cover art, Low Sun, by artist Delma Tayer, is available for a $10 donation.
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2018 Contest chapbook 

Yakima Coffeehouse Poets present

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Library of Publications

 
2018 Poetry Contest...

- 1st Prize -
Linda Brown

- 2nd Prize -
E. Hank Buchmann

- 3rd Prize -
Kathleen Smith

- Tom Pier Prize -
Kathleen Stancik

- Honorable Mention -
Lance Brender
Claire Carpenter
Phil Cibicki
Randie Gottlieb
Penny K. Johnson
Susan Johnson
Terry Martin
Samantha Mesman
Fain Rutherford
Ed Stover

- 2018 Judges -
Vicki Patschke
Jack Radosevich
Karen Troianello 

 

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Featured Poets...


 


Reading Naomi Shihab Nye
Linda Brown


Train Dreams
E. Hank Buchmann


Volcano
Kathleen Smith


Legacy
 —After a line by Diane Seuss
Kathleen Stancik

Natural History
Fain Rutherford