NEWS & EVENTS
  1. 05/21 Tacoma Poets Laureate Library Reading
    Join Tacoma Poets Laureate Tammy Robacker and Kellie Richardson as they read poetry to celebrate Robacker's newly released poetry book, Villain Songs. The poet will be selling and signing books at the Tacoma Public Library at 2 p.m.
  2. 04/17 - 2 Poems published in Concis Journal
    Concis Journal published two poems - with audio recordings of me reading them! One Saturday Afternoon http://concis.io/issues/spring-2017/robacker-saturday-afternoon/ Perverted Karma http://concis.io/issues/spring-2017/robacker-perverted-karma/
  3. 04/30 Villain Songs Book Launch Party in Portland
    In honor of National Poetry Month, join poet, Tammy Robacker, with special guest poets, Sarah Bokich and Tiah Lindner Raphael, as she launches her new poetry collection, Villain Songs, published by ELJ Editions 2017. The poems in Villain Songs confront a woman's dark family secret through the speaker’s lyrical narratives, fragmented memories, and voices of historical female villains in fairy tales and mythology. Poetry books will be available for purchase and signing at this event! This event is free at The Ford Food + Drink in Portland - Reading begins at 4 p.m.
  4. 11/16 Poem published in TINDERBOX
    My poem Pig has been published in TINDERBOX poetry Journal. http://www.tinderboxpoetry.com/pig Editors: Jenn Givhan and Molly Kiefer
  5. 10/16: 2 Poems up at Dying Dahlia Review
    "What Bird What Brother" & "Naming Ceremony" published in DDR - October!
  6. 09/16 "Villain Songs" Poems Anthologized
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    Very honored to have 2 poems anthologized in the 2016 Arsenic Lobster collection. (Misty Publications, 2016)
  7. 09/16 Author Skype-lecture at Laramie Community College
    I spoke to Jake Sherlock's mass media communications students at LCCC. We covered publishing, freelancing, and how to make a living being a writer and following your dreams!
  8. 08/16 Uppagus Literary Journal
    My poem, Gather Round My Dinner Table, is published in the August 2016 Issue of UPPAGUS! https://uppagus.com/poems/robacker-gather/
  9. 06/16 Amethyst Arsenic
    Spring 2016 - Issue 6.1 My poem, Mary Janes, was published in the Spring Issue of AA. Managing Editor Samantha Duncan Guest Editor E. Kristin Anderson
  10. 05/16 Robacker Poem Wins 2nd Place Award
    Tammy Robacker's poem, Mother, Morgue, won 2nd Prize at the Jabberwock Review's 2016 Nancy D. Hargrove Editor Prize for Poetry. The winning poem is forthcoming in the Summer Issue, 2016. http://www.jabberwock.org.msstate.edu/
  11. 05/16 Kettle Blue Review
    3 Poems published in the spring issue of Kettle Blue Review Literary Journal: The Mortician Considers Amphibians The Deer in December
  12. 04/14 VoiceCatcher Reading
    7-8:30 pm, Tammy Robacker, Featured Poet in celebration of National Poetry Month. Join us!
  13. 11/02 The Poeming Pigeon: A Reading
    Where: Portland, OR
    When: 11/02
    Monday, November 2, 7:00 pm - The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Food Portland Book Launch Celebration at Ford Food & Drink 2505 SE 11th Ave (at Division), Portland, OR Featured performers include: Carolyn Martin, Claudia F. Savage, Dan Raphael, Elizabeth Moscoso, Cathy Cain, Tammy Robacker and more. Books will be available at the event.
  14. 10/02 Poetics Corvallis: Reading @ Interzone
    Where: Corvallis, OR
    When: 10/02/2015 at 7:00 p.m.
    Join me Friday, OCTOBER @ at 7 p.m. at Interzone Café in downtown Corvallis! I'm the Featured Poet for the evening and there will also be an open mic. Come share your work and hear poetry from my new books coming out in 2016!