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In Edmonds: More than a writing group

 

The Edmonds Writing Sisters with their new anthology, “Writing in Place: Prose and Poetry from the Pacific Northwest.” Sitting left to right: Andra Lawrence, Reni Roxas, Monda Van Hollebeke, Joanne Peterson, and Kizzie Jones.

The Edmonds Writing Sisters are launching their first book together, “Writing in Place: Prose and Poetry from the Pacific Northwest,” Sunday, July 28, at ArtWorks in Edmonds.

Despite their group name, members are not related.

However, through the 17 years they’ve been together, they’ve created strong bonds with one another – just like sisters.

“We’re soul sisters, but in a very special way we’re writing sisters,” said Kizzie Jones, who founded the group in 2002. She wanted to make sure it would be made up of dedicated writers.

“I wanted to find considerate, curious, r...



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