Noisy Water

Other Mind Press is very pleased to announce the publication of Noisy Water: Poetry from Whatcom County, Washington, an anthology of recent work by more than a hundred poets from Whatcom County.

Noisy Water: Poetry from Whatcom County, WashingtonEdited by Luther Allen & J.I. Kleinberg
Cover photo: Copyright © Joe Meche, used with permission
Book design: Ellie A. Rogers
Printed by: Threshold Documents, Bellingham, WA
ISBN: 978-0-9854164-1-6

Selected poets will read from Noisy Water:

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 ~ 7:00pm ~ in the Encore Room at the Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham, Washington
Susanne Paola Antonetta | Bruce Beasley |
Angela Belcaster | Nancy Canyon | Thom Davis |
Susan J. Erickson | Paul Fisher | Steve Hood | Shannon P. Laws |
Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor | Carlos Martinez | Jack McCarthy (read by Carol McCarthy) |
Simon McGuire | Carol McMillan | Kate Miller | Jeffrey Morgan |
John Morgan (read by Jeffrey Morgan) | Keith Moul | Joe Nolting | Christopher Patton | Timothy Pilgrim | Rena Priest | Erica Reed | Boris D. Schleinkofer |
Luci Shaw | Elizabeth Vignali

Thursday, December 10, 2015 ~ 7:00pm ~ at Village Books
POET/READERS: Caleb Barber | Susan Chase-Foster | Victoria Doerper | Kari Galbraith |
Lois Holub | Jacob Hartsoch | Jacob Jans | Malcolm Kenyon | David M. Laws |
Carole MacRury | Andrew Shattuck McBride | Jim Milstead | Marla Morrow |
Edwina Norton | C.J. Prince | Melissa Queen | Jim Schmotzer | Colleen Schwartz |
Harvey Schwartz | Betty Scott & JP Falcon Grady | Caitlin Thomson |
Saul Weisberg | Richard Widerkehr | Jeanne Yeasting

Friday, February 5, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at the Deming Library
POET/READERS: William J. Baroch | Lois Holub | Stephanie Cosky Hopkinson
Carolyn McCarthy | Linda Warfel-Quintana (for Kenneth Warfel)
Kim Roe | Carla Shafer

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at the South Whatcom Library
POET/READERS: Jennifer Bullis | Dee Dee Chapman | Susan Chase-Foster |
J.I. Kleinberg | Rob Lewis | Dobbie Reese Norris

Saturday, February 20, 2016 ~ 7:30pm ~ at the Lummi Island Library
POET/READERS: Luther Allen | Susanne Paola Antonetta | Bruce Beasley | Thom Davis | Rena Priest | Ellie A. Rogers

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at the Ferndale Library
POET/READERS: Susan Campbell Cross | Victoria Doerper | Sandra F. Lucke |
Carlos Martinez | Marla Morrow | Keith Moul | Kevin Murphy | Gary Wade

Thursday, March 31, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at the Everson Library
POET/READERS: Nancy Canyon | Steve Hood | Malcolm Kenyon | Maria McLeod | Nancy Pagh | Kim Roe | Jim Schmotzer | Richard Widerkehr

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at The Jansen Art Center, Lynden ~ a National Poetry Month reading
POET/READERS: Nancy Canyon | Susan Chase-Foster | Susan J. Erickson |
Jo Ann Heydron | Christine Kendall | Sandra F. Lucke | Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor |
Carlos Martinez | Kate Miller | Jim Schmotzer | Gary Wade | Richard Widerkehr |
Jeanne Yeasting

Thursday, April 14, 2016 ~ 7:00pm ~ at Village Books ~ a National Poetry Month reading
POET/READERS: William J. Baroch | James Bertolino | Anita K. Boyle |
Dee Dee Chapman | Elizabeth J. Colen | David Drummond | Mary Gillilan |
Evan Ingalls | J.I. Kleinberg | Rob Lewis | Sandra F. Lucke | Maria McLeod |
Rachel Mehl | Kevin Murphy | Sheila Nickerson | Paul Piper | Ellie A. Rogers |
Paul Sarvasy | Carla Shafer | Scott Stodola | Stan Tag | Gary Wade |
Linda Warfel-Quintana (for Kenneth Warfel)

Sunday, April 24, 2016 ~ 6:30pm ~ Noisy Water Art and Poetry Special Exhibit and Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month ~ at the Firehouse Café, Firehouse Performing Arts Center
Poets exhibit artworks inspired by or related to their Noisy Water poem. The exhibit will be on view April 1 – 30, 2016, during café hours, 7:00am – 4:00pm daily. Special thanks to Jeni Cottrell, Harold Niven and FAIM.
ARTISTS/POETS: Anita K. Boyle | Nancy Canyon | Susan Chase-Foster |
David Drummond | Susan J. Erickson | Stephanie Cosky Hopkinson | Sandra F. Lucke |
Carol McMillan | Rachel Mehl | Stephen Peters | Erica Reed | Colleen Schwartz |
Harvey Schwartz | Sheila Sondik | Caitlin Thomson | Richard Widerkehr |

Readings are free and open to the public; copies of Noisy Water will be available for sale.

Participating Poets

Luther Allen Stephanie Cosky Hopkinson Nancy Pagh
Susanne Paola Antonetta Evan Ingalls Anselm Parlatore
Caleb Barber Jacob Jans Christopher Patton
William J. Baroch Christine M. Kendall Stephen A. Peters
Bruce Beasley Malcolm H. Kenyon Timothy Pilgrim
Angela Belcaster J.I. Kleinberg Paul S. Piper
James Bertolino David M. Laws Rena Priest
Anita K. Boyle Shannon P. Laws C.J. Prince
Matthew Brouwer Rob Lewis Melissa Queen
Jennifer Bullis Jessica Lohafer Dorothy Regal
Nancy Canyon Sandra F. Lucke Erica Reed
Dee Dee Chapman Chuck Luckmann Kim Roe
Susan Chase-Foster Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor Ellie A. Rogers
Elizabeth J. Colen Carole MacRury Paul Sarvasy
Mary Cornish Carlos Martinez Boris D. Schleinkofer
Susan Campbell Cross Andrew Shattuck McBride Jim Schmotzer
C-M Spike Daeley Carolyn McCarthy Colleen Schwartz
Thom Davis Jack McCarthy Harvey Schwartz
Victoria Doerper Simon McGuire Betty Scott
David P. Drummond Maria McLeod Carla Shafer
Denise duMaurier Carol McMillan Luci Shaw
Ryler Dustin Rachel Mehl Sheila Sondik
Susan J. Erickson Kate Miller Scott Stodola
Seren Fargo Jim Milstead Stan Tag
Paul Fisher Donald Mitchell Caitlin Thomson
Kari Galbraith Jeffrey Morgan Elizabeth Vignali
Mary Elizabeth Gillilan John Morgan Jeremy Voigt
Carol Guess Marla Morrow Gary Wade
Richard Lee (Dick) Harris Keith Moul Kenneth E. Warfel
Jacob Hartsoch Kevin Murphy Saul Weisberg
Rick Hermann Sheila Nickerson Richard Widerkehr
Jo Ann Heydron Dobbie Reese Norris Cindi Williamson
Lois Holub Joe Nolting Jeanne Yeasting
Steve Hood Edwina Norton