Local Poet Carolyn Norred is Guest Reviewer at March WordFest

Published poet and retired LCC English instructor Carolyn Norred will be the Guest Reviewer at the next WordFest gathering on Tuesday, March 3.

Carolyn will provide feedback to three presenters that evening:

Lorna Moon will be reading from her historical novel, Jacob’s Pillow, a medieval tale set in 13th century Scotland. Moon has recently returned from Scotland, where she lived for the past eight years, and is a member of the Society of Authors in Scotland.

Jane Still, a regular contributor to The Columbia River Reader, will be reading a humorous short story, Out to Lunch,” from her book, Mother Daze, No Dignity. Jane also wrote for The Second Half magazine in The Daily News.

Chuck Taylor will read an excerpt from his young adult fantasy, The Hidden Path, the adventures of three teenagers in the “Sky Realms.”

As Guest Reviewer, Carolyn will be identifying the strengths in each piece, and also ways the writers can improve their material.

 Following the presenters, there will be an open mic time where the public can read.

 The Brits owner Alice Dietz opens at 5:30 p.m. and offers a select menu for those who wish to enjoy a light dinner.