The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic features Katherine Factor at Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. There’s a $5 suggested donation to attend this event. Anyone is welcome to read their own poetry; sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry.
Factor is an author, poet and editor. She is the author of a book of poems, “A Sybil Society,” and four Choose Your Own Adventure interactive novels, including “Spies: Mata Hari,” “Spies: Harry Houdini” and “Spies: Spy for Cleopatra.” Facotr earned her MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa and has been a writer-in-residence at schools for the arts. Her music essays can be seen on PopMatters. Her children’s book about Bigfoot is forthcoming March 2023 from ChooseCo.