a monthly reading series and open mic

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n. 1. material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power. 2. food, drink, or drugs as a source of energy. 3. a thing that sustains or inflames passion, argument, or other emotion or activity. v. 4. supply or power with fuel. 5. cause to burn more intensely. power source. heat source. 6. combustible. 7. nourishment. 8. nutriment. 9. nutrition. 10. bread. 11. encouragement. 12. incentive. 13. ammunition. 14. incitement. 15. stimulus. 16. provocation. 17. power. 18. charge. 19. fire. 20. stoke up. 21. supply with fuel. 22. stimulate. 23. boost. 24. encourage. 25. intensify. 26. fortify. 27. support. 28. nurture. 29. poetry. 30. litfuse.

November 23
Featuring Marie Marchand

Fourth Wednesdays

@ the Fueling Station

519 Maple St, Tieton WA

7pm – Doors Open at 6:15


Marie Marchand

FUEL Series Featured Guests

Marie Marchand

Marie Marchand is the Poet Laureate of Ellensburg, WA. Her poetry has been published in Crannóg Magazine, Catamaran Literary Reader, California Quarterly, Paterson Literary Review, Tiny Seed Journal, and Anti-Heroin Chic. Her second book Gifts to the Attentive was published by Winter Goose Publishing in May 2022. You can read

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Maya Jewell Zeller

Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of several books, including the interdisciplinary collaborationAlchemy For Cells & Other Beasts, the chapbook Yesterday, the Bees, and the poetry collection Rust Fish, as well as co-editor, with Sharma Shields, of the anthology Evergreen: Grim Tales and Fables from the Gloomy Northwest (Scablands Books,

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Michael Schmeltzer

Michael Schmeltzer is a biracial author originally from Japan. He currently lives in Seattle where he serves as Editor-in-Chief of Floating Bridge Press. His poetry book Empire of Surrender (2022) is the winner of the 2021 Wandering Aengus Book Award. Along with Meghan McClure, he is the co-author of the

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Alberto Sveum

Alberto Sveum received his MFA from Indiana University Bloomington, where he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of Indiana Review. His poems and essays have appeared in Cream City Review, Midwest Review, Drunk Monkeys, and elsewhere. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works as the Programs Assistant for Literary Arts.

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