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  • We Need a Reckoning Book Launch

    We Need a Reckoning Book Launch

    On December 30, 2021, we had the pleasure of launching one of our biggest book projects to date: We Need a Reckoning: Poetry, essays, and memoir by Women and Non-binary People of Color of the Tacoma, Washington region, edited by Gloria Joy Kazuko Muhammad. We held a virtual book launch and reading in which over…

  • December 30th: We Need a Reckoning Virtual Book Launch

    December 30th: We Need a Reckoning Virtual Book Launch

    Join Blue Cactus Press in celebrating the publication of We Need a Reckoning, an anthology of creative writing by women and non-binary people of color of the greater Tacoma area! We’re celebrating the arrival of this stellar collection of poems, memoir and essays on Thursday, December 30th, at 7PM via zoom.

  • Author Interview: Kellie Richardson

    We can’t keep Kellie Richardson’s book cover under wraps any longer! It’s too good to keep to ourselves, and the story behind it – and behind Kellie’s creative work in collage – is worth sharing. So, let us introduce you to The Art of Naming My Pain, a collection of prose, poetry and collage by…

  • We Need a Reckoning

    We Need a Reckoning

    Poetry, essays, and memoir by Women of Color of the Tacoma, Washington region Edited by gloria joy kazuko muhammad Publication Date: Dec 16, 2021 ISBN: 9781736820919 We Need a Reckoning is a deeply powerful collection of poetry, essays and memoir by women and non-binary people of color in the Tacoma, Washington area. Organized into five…

  • Green River Valley Book Launch

    Green River Valley Book Launch

    Robert Lashley’s book launch for Green River Valley was powerful and surprisingly emotional (in positive ways), thanks to Robert, who shared his poems and experience in the editorial process, and guests Jodi Poorwill, Graham Isaac, and Kellie Richardson!  Watch the video below, then scroll down for some cool BONUS CONTENT from Robert! BONUS CONTENT: 10 Books…

  • What Us Is

    What Us Is

    Poems by Kellie Richardson ISBN: 9781733037549 Published: March 1, 2020 What Us Is offers readers a glimpse into the head space of one of Tacoma, Washington’s most respected poets, Kellie Richardson. In her debut poetry collection, Richardson turns herself inside out to let others know they’re not alone.

  • We’re Taking Pre-Orders!

    That’s right, it’s officially time to pre-order your copy of our two newest poetry books: What Us Is by Kellie Richardson (Richardson’s debut poetry collection, newly re-published with BCP and sporting a swanky new cover design) Publication Date: March 1, 2020Price: $17.00Pre-order here What Us Is offers readers a glimpse into the head space of one…

  • Kellie Richardson on the Mic

    Kellie Richardson on the Mic

    Featuring Tacoma Poet Laureate, educator, writer and collage artist Kellie Richardson. Kellie is also the badass creator and blogger of Brown Betty and author of What Us Is. In this episode, Kellie Richardson talks about her artistry and explains the importance of bringing your true self to the stage. And yeah, we gripe about changing neighborhoods and community…

  • Green River Valley

    Green River Valley

    Poems by Robert Lashley ISBN: 9781733037587 Pub Date: June  2021 Green River Valley, Robert Lashley’s third poetry collection, is an unapologetic and harrowing look at gentrification, racism, and personal and collective loss in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. With each poem, Lashley asks readers to bear witness to his lived experiences there and to honor…

  • The Art of Naming My Pain

    The Art of Naming My Pain

    A collection of poetry, prose, and collage by Kellie Richardson ISBN: 9781733037518 Published: Oct. 17, 2019 In an era of highly curated personas and unrealistic self-expectation, Kellie Richardson offers readers a stunningly honest account of her struggles with identity, relationships, mental health and self-love. The Art of Naming My Pain collects Richardson’s poetry, essays and…