2022 Winter Garden Poetry Series

Josie Emmons Turner resides in the village of Gig Harbor. She earned her MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at PLU and has taught creative writing and poetry to youth and adults; for many years she taught AP Literature and Senior English to high school seniors at Clover Park High School before retiring to care for her husband in 2020. In 2011-2013 she served as Tacoma Poet Laureate. Her work has been published in many anthologies including but not limited to the online journal Collateral, High Shelf Press, Floating Bridge Review, California Quarterly.

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Lakewold Gardens | 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest, Lakewood, WA 98499

Mailing Address | Post Office Box 39780, Lakewood, WA 98496

Phone | 253-584-4106

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