POETRY | Funds for Fitz

Helping a local mainstay travel to the Women of the World Poetry Slam

Fitz Fitzpatrick needs a little help from friends. - TAY SANDERS PHOTO
Tay Sanders photo
Fitz Fitzpatrick needs a little help from friends.

Fitz Fitzpatrick, an emerging poet in Spokane's writing scene, is heading to the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Dallas later this month. But first, Fitzpatrick's hosting a fundraiser this Thursday, alongside Charlie Milo and Jaclyn Archer, to help offset travel and related costs. Fitzpatrick hosts a weekly poetry open mic at Spokane's Neato Burrito and may be familiar to regular Inlander readers; their writing was selected among hundreds of submissions for our Poetry Issue in December.

Fitz Fitzpatrick at the Queer Poetry Fundraiser • Thu, March 9 at 8 pm • $5 • The Bartlett • 228 W. Sprague • thebartlettspokane.com • 747-2174


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Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew up in Spokane Valley...