Christopher J. Jarmick

Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist

15911 67th Lane NE Unit 1
Kenmore, WA 98028
Phone: 
(206) 669-4814

Author's Bio

Owner: BookTree Bookstore in Kirkland, WA. (opened November 2016); Writer, Poet, Journalist who organizes and hosts regularly scheduled readings in the Seattle Area since 2000, workshop teacher, spoken word performer. Books include: The Glass Cocoon (mystery-thriller) Ignition (2010), and Not Aloud (MoonPath Press 2015).

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Brutarian
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Cambridge Book Review
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Daily News Sunday Supplement
,
George
,
Kota Press
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Magic Realism
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Mystery Readers Journal
, , ,
Peeks & Valleys
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Poets West
,
Tablet
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Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry
,
Writer's Digest

Poetry

Anthologies:
Many Trails to the Summit (Rose Alley Press, 2010)
,
Jump Start (Steel Toe Books, 2009)
,
Between Sleeps the 3:15 experiments 1993-2005 (En Theos Press, 2006)
,
Pontoon #7 (Floating Bridge Press, 2004)
Book:
Not Aloud (MoonPath Press, 2015)
Journals:
Chrysanthemum
,
Page & Spine
, ,
Randomly Accessed Poetics
,

Spoken Word

Anthology:
Randomly Accessed Poetics # 6 Ghost House (Penhead Press, 2015)
Book:
Not Aloud (MoonPath Press, 2015)
Journals:
Randomly Accessed Poetics
,
Performances:
Anacortes Arts Festival (2005)
,
Barnes and Noble Woodinville, WA (Poets West) (2005)
,
Burning Word Festival Whidbey Island Greenbank Farms (WPA) (2005)
,
Epilogue Books in Ballard (Poets West) (2005)
,
It's About Time Series at Third Place Books Seattle, WA (2005)
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Madronna Center Guemes Island WA (2005)
,
Northwest Renaissance Poets at Kent Cantebury Faire (2005)
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Red Sky Poetry at the Globe Cafe (2005)
,
Take a Poem From Your Heart at Bookworm EXchange (2005)
,
Barnes and Noble Issaquah, WA (2004)
,
Penny Cafe Ballard (Poets West) (2004)
,
Third Place Books Ravenna Seattle, WA (2004)
,
C and P Coffee West Seattle ()
,
Duvall Poetry ()
,
Edmonds Bookstore ()
,
Kings Books Tacoma, WA ()
,
Poetry Bridge West Seattle ()
,
Soulfood Books Redmond, WA ()
,
Watermark Writers Word and Music, Vaughn WA ()

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Current: Michael Chabon, Patrick Rothfuss, Salman Rushdie, Louise Penny, Amor Towles, George Saunders, John LeCarre, Elmore Leonard, Donald Westlake, David D. Horowitz, Roy S. Seitz, Robert Lashley, Robert Dugoni, Michael Lewis, Jack Gilbert, Jack McCarthy, Richard Wakefield, Peter Ludwin, Brendan McBreen, and on and on and on....
What I'm reading now: 
Golden House by Salman Rushdie, The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling, A Poet's Glossary by Edward Hirsch, Selected Poems by William Carlos Williams, Umbilical by Michael Spence

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
East Orange
Raised in: 
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Last update: Sep 15, 2017