Book Release Party
for The Shadow Beside Me

On Thursday evening, December 17th, Pongo and over 20 community members joined online to celebrate Pongo's release of it's 15th book the Shadow Beside Me . The event featured readings from current Pongo Poetry Mentors at CFJC and CSTC, as well as readings from Richard Gold , Pongo's Founder; Maven, Seattle's 2016-2017 Youth Poet Laureate ; and author, and Board President, Professor Doug Thorpe. Through generous donations, $500 dollars were raised. Thank you to all who attended for their generous support!