Clients and Partners

The following is a partial list of clients and partners, mostly places where I’ve taught poetry and related classes or workshops, or sometimes provided performances, as well as organizations that I’ve worked with. These lists mostly exclude venues, festivals, and organizations before 2003.

Venues

  • Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs, Arkansas

  • Asia Pacific Museum (Wing Luke Museum), Seattle, Washington

  • Auburn Community & Event Center, Auburn, Washington

  • Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • Beaver Lake Lodge, Sammamish, Washington

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue, Washington

  • Bellevue College, Bellevue, Washington

  • Blue Heron Art Center, Vashon Island, Washington

  • Blue Mountain Zendo, Mission, British Columbia

  • BookTree, Kirkland, Washington

  • Brick and Mortar Books, Redmond, Washington

  • Brightwater Center, Woodinville, Washington

  • Britannia Community Services Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Brookdale Foundation House, Federal Way, Washington

  • Browsers Bookshop, Olympia, Washington

  • Camp Long, Seattle, Washington

  • Captain Whidbey Inn, Coupeville, Washington

  • Cascadia Community College, Bothell, Washington

  • Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend, Washington

  • Center House Theatre, Seattle, Washington

  • Centro Cultural Mexicano, Redmond, Washington

  • Columbia City Farmers Market, Seattle, Washington

  • Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington

  • Croatian Cultural Center, Anacortes, Washington

  • Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Drumbeg House, Gabriola Island, British Columbia

  • East West Bookshop, Seattle, Washington

  • Enso Center, Redmond, Washington

  • Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park, Redmond, Washington

  • Firehouse Arts and Events Center, Bellingham (Fairhaven), Washington

  • Fort Mason, San Francisco, California

  • Gabriola Commons, Gabriola Island, British Columbia

  • Gallery One, Ellensburg, Washington

  • Gard Vintners, Ellensburg, Washington

  • Georgetown Steam Plant, Seattle, Washington

  • Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Graham Visitor Center, Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, Washington

  • Green Gulch Zen Center, Marin County, California

  • Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

  • Hero House, Bellevue, Washington

  • Hibulb Cultural Center, Tulalip, Washington

  • Hillcrest Community Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Historic Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Historic Shell Station, Issaquah, Washington

  • Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle, Washington

  • Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, Seattle, Washington

  • Jewelbox Theatre, Seattle, Washington

  • King’s Books, Tacoma, Washington

  • Kubota Garden, Seattle, Washington

  • Lake Washington Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Clyde Hill, Washington

  • Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, Bellevue, Washington

  • Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, Washington

  • Monterey Community Centre, Victoria, British Columbia

  • Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington

  • Mountain Rain Zen Community, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, Washington

  • National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

  • Nichiren Buddhist Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Nature Consortium, Seattle, Washington

  • North Cascades Institute Environmental Learning Center, Diablo Lake, North Cascades National Park, Washington

  • Northwest Institute of Literary Arts (MFA program), Whidbey Island, Washington

  • Oil and Water Arts, Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, Redmond, Washington

  • Olympic Sculpture Park (Seattle Art Museum), Seattle, Washington

  • Open Books, Seattle, Washington

  • Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California

  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

  • Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, La Conner, Washington

  • Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, near Mount Vernon, Washington

  • Parkplace Books, Kirkland, Washington

  • Queen Mary, Long Beach, California

  • Redmond City Hall, Redmond, Washington

  • Redmond Heights Senior Living Center, Redmond, Washington

  • Redmond Senior Center, Redmond, Washington

  • Redmond Watershed Preserve, Redmond, Washington

  • Richard Hugo House, Seattle, Washington

  • Ryan James Gallery, Bellevue, Washington (now in Kirkland)

  • Sammamish Teen Center, Sammamish, Washington

  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California

  • Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

  • Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Seattle Chōeizan Enkyōji Nichiren Buddhist Temple, Seattle, Washington

  • Seattle Japanese Garden, Seattle, Washington

  • Seattle University, Seattle, Washington

  • SecondStory Repertory Theater, Redmond, Washington

  • Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Skagit River Poetry Festival, La Conner, Washington

  • Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • The Creekside, Woodinville, Washington

  • Tsuga Fine Art, Bothell, Washington

  • Union College, Schenectady, New York

  • University House, Issaquah, Washington

  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

  • VALA Art Center, Redmond and Kirkland, Washington

  • VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Village Books, Bellingham, Washington

Festivals (mostly in Washington state)

  • Aki Matsuri, Bellevue, Washington

  • American Literature Association conference (various locations)

  • Arts in Nature Festival (for the Nature Consortium), Seattle, Washington

  • Auburn Days Festival / AuburnFest, Auburn, Washington

  • Ballard Poetry Fest

  • Bumbershoot

  • Burning Word

  • Cascadia Poetry Festival

  • Field’s End Writers Conference

  • Folklife

  • Glass House Festival, Hyderabad, India

  • Good Ol’ Days Festival, Auburn, Washington

  • Haiku Canada (various locations)

  • Haiku North America (various locations)

  • Haiku Society of America (various locations)

  • Japan Fair, Bellevue, Washington

  • Japan Writers Conference, Japan

  • Lewis Carroll Society of North America (various locations)

  • LitFuse, Tieton, Washington

  • Microsoft Engineering Forum, Redmond, Washington

  • Moon Viewing Festival (Seattle Japanese Garden)

  • Northwest Bookfest

  • Northwest Poets’ Concord, Newport, Oregon

  • Perth Poetry Festival, Perth, Australia

  • Poets in the Park, Redmond, Washington

  • Redmond Lights Festival, Redmond, Washington

  • Sakura Days Japan Fair, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sakura-Con

  • SAM Remix (Seattle Art Museum)

  • Seabeck Haiku Getaway

  • Seattle Bookfest

  • Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival

  • Seattle Poetry Festival

  • Skagit Valley Poetry Festival

  • So Bazaar, Redmond, Washington

  • Tacoma Poetry Marathon, Tacoma, Washington

  • Triveni World Haiku Utsav, India

  • ukiaHaiku Festival, Ukiah, California

  • Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Whidbey Island Writers Conference

  • William Stafford Celebration (Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon)

  • Writer’s Block (University of Washington)

Schools (in Washington state)

  • Blackwell Elementary, Sammamish

  • Cherry Crest Elementary, Bellevue

  • International Community School, Kirkland

  • John Stanford International School, Seattle

  • Mead Elementary, Sammamish

  • Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon

  • Odle Middle School, Bellevue

  • Peninsula High School, Gig Harbor

  • Robert Frost Elementary, Kirkland

  • Squalicum High School, Bellingham

  • Westgate Elementary School, Edmonds

Libraries (mostly in the Seattle area)

  • Bellevue

  • Broadview (Seattle)

  • Burlingame, California

  • California State Library, Sacramento, California

  • Clark Honors College Library, Eugene, Oregon (University of Oregon)

  • Columbia (Seattle)

  • Ferndale

  • Foster City, California

  • Fremont (Seattle)

  • Green Lake (Seattle)

  • Kirkland

  • Lake Forest Park

  • Lake Hills (Bellevue)

  • Magnolia (Seattle)

  • Mercer Island

  • Montlake (Seattle)

  • Muckleshoot Library, Auburn, Washington

  • Newcastle

  • Oak Harbor Public Library, Oak Harbor, Washington

  • Redmond

  • Sammamish

  • Seattle Central

  • Seattle Central Library

  • Terry Salmon Branch, Vancouver Public Library (British Columbia)

  • Vancouver Central (British Columbia)

Organizations

  • 4Culture

  • African American Writer’s Alliance

  • American Literary Translators Association (ALTA)

  • American Literature Association (ALA)

  • American School of Japanese Arts, California

  • artEAST, Issaquah, Washington

  • Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN), Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation, Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • Bellingham Haiku Group

  • British Haiku Society

  • Central Washington University, Sammamish, Washington

  • Commencement Bay Haiku Group

  • Eastside Writers Association

  • Eastside Writes

  • French American School of Puget Sound, Mercer Island, Washington

  • Friends of the Redmond Library

  • Haiku Canada

  • Haiku International Association (HIA), Tokyo, Japan

  • Haiku North America (HNA)

  • Haiku Northwest

  • Haiku Society of America (HSA)

  • King County Library System

  • Kirkland Rotary, Kirkland, Washington

  • Lewis Carroll Society of North America

  • Mensa of Western Washington, Seattle, Washington

  • Modern Haiku Association, Tokyo, Japan

  • Newport Hills Community Club, Newport, Washington

  • Nick Virgilio Haiku Society, Camden, New Jersey

  • Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, Whidbey Island, Washington

  • Oak Harbor Poetry Project, Oak Harbor, Washington

  • Olympia Poetry Network, Olympia, Washington

  • Planet Earth Poetry, Victoria, British Columbia

  • Poetry Gabriola, Gabriola Island British Columbia

  • Poetry Society of New Hampshire

  • Poets & Patrons, Chicago, Illinois

  • Puget Sound Sumi Artists, Olympia, Washington

  • Redmond Arts & Culture Commission, Redmond, Washington

  • Redmond Association of Spokenword, Redmond, Washington

  • Sammamish Youth Writing Club, Sammamish, Washington

  • Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon

  • The Haiku Foundation (THF)

  • Tillicum House (Pioneer Park), Ferndale, Washington

  • Vancouver Haiku Group, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • YMCA