Browsing the "Kings Books" Tag

The Poets Are Coming

April 4th, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Not nearly the threat of an invading army, yet announcement should be made that on April 4 (tonight), King’s Books

Every Poem Another Soul

April 1st, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

The adventure in reading new poetry is encountering another voice – a stranger, a friend, a sage, your better self,

Tacoma’s Crowdsourced Fairytales

March 20th, 2013 | by Michael Fitzgerald

What story would you tell, if you were asked to create a fairy tale? Volunteers from write@253 and local kids and adults had fun answering that question at the book release for Scarlet, by Tacoma author Marissa Meyer

Represent Post Defiance

March 6th, 2013 | by Kate Albert Ward

The last round of Post Defiance merchandise with Sean Alexander's design will be landing soon. And get a sneak peek of what's coming next!

Red Letter Day:Marissa Meyer Debuts New Novel ‘Scarlet’

January 30th, 2013 | by Katy Evans

Marissa Meyer may be driven by humor and just a bit of genre pulp, but she pairs the light with the dark. She doesn’t sidestep exploring how grief and instinct can impact a character and their choices. In 'Cinder' and now in 'Scarlet,' Meyer makes the more difficult choices with great rewards for us, the readers

A Post Defiance Contributor’s Forum

September 10th, 2012 | by Editorial Staff

The editors of Post Defiance and King's Books are hosting a Contributor's Forum for those of you might be interested in working with Post Defiance in some capacity-- whether it be submitting an article, photography, art, or establishing a partnership. This is an opportunity to learn more about Post Defiance, discuss ideas, and ask questions. Please bring a friend, and at least three story ideas

Post Defiance One Year Anniversary

August 29th, 2012 | by Daniel Rahe

On Sunday, August 26th, Post Defiance was able to throw what may well have been the Tacoma party of the year, thanks to the support of our readers and the generosity of donors like 1022 South, 21 Cellars, Hilltop Pop Shop, Backcountry Creamery, Bluebeard Coffee, Sean Alexander, King's Books, Springtide Press, Anagram Press, and Libertine Tacoma. The party was our opportunity to thank our many contributors, while showcasing some of our favorite local artists - with performances by Taxi Driver, Colin Scott Reynolds (ILow), Kye Alfred Hillig, and Grace Youn with Angel Llanos

Tacoma Shows its Pride July 13 – 21st

July 11th, 2012 | by Rebecca Solverson

The Tacoma Pride Festival is a celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allied Community and includes nine days of events. Check out the events and join us in celebrating equality - be proud, Tacoma!

Don’t be Scared, it’s just a Vegan Bake Sale

April 9th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

It may very well be a fact that the majority of vegans suffer tremendous sweet teeth to the point where they created their own day, World Wide Vegan Bake Sale Day, just to celebrate all treats baked in the vegan way. Or perhaps it's a devious tactic to win more sympathizers to their cruelty-free agenda. Either way, stop resisting

Growing a Cash Mob

March 21st, 2012 | by Tacoma Cash Mob

Tacoma is bursting with entrepreneurial spirit and exertion, to wildly varying degrees of attainment, acceptance, and approval. There are very few obvious success stories, but when they do succeed, it is largely due to the outspoken loyalty of their championing patrons, not because of reliable systemic support or any known strategic history of prioritizing of small business. Enter the cash mob

Of Comics and Kings

January 20th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

A pleasing, almost old-fashioned way to while away an evening, a graphic-novel-focused book club is a delightful opportunity to stretch and use all those quietly stagnating critical discourse muscles again, long neglected since college graduation (and to unabashedly nerd out about superheroes with a sympathetic group)

Book Clubs for All

January 20th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

There are many compelling reasons to join a book club. Wish you read more? Read too much all alone? Don’t know what to read? New in town? Don’t have a lot of friends? Don’t have friends that like what you like? Tired of your friends and want a whole new pack of literarily-minded buddies? Book clubs can remedy any of these conundrums

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