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Book Launch Reading: Tina Schumann’s Praising the Paradox with Jill McCabe Johnson and Kay Mullen

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the launch of Tina Schumann’s latest collection of poetry, Praising the Paradox (Red Hen Press) with readings by the author and special guests Jill McCabe Johnson and Kay Mullen.


Tina Schumann is the author of three poetry collections, “As If” (Parlor City 2010) which was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize, “Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues” (Diode Editions, 2016) and “Praising the Paradox” (Red Hen Press, 2019). Her work has been a finalist in the National Poetry Series, Four Way Books Intro prize and others. She is editor of the IPPY award-winning anthology “Two Countries. U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents” (Red Hen Press, 2017). Her poems have appeared widely since 1999 including The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Cimarron Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nimrod, Parabola, Palabra, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine and Verse Daily. You can read more about Tina at www.tinaschumann.com.

Kay’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She has authored three books of poetry and has earned an MFA from the Rainier Writer’s Workshop, Pacific Lutheran University. She says, “Poetry is the way I make sense of the world. I love teaching, and energizing others to appreciate the power of poetry.” Her latest and fourth book, Homecoming, speaks of the long journey of coming hone to oneself. Kay lives in Tacoma.


September 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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