Reading by Visiting Alumna Sarah Cannon, followed by a Q&A

Port Townsend, Sarah Cannon

Sarah Cannon was born in Seattle and raised in Seattle’s north-end neighborhoods. Her writing appears in the New York Times,, Chicken Soup for the Soul,, and Bitch Magazine, among others.

Sarah has been active as a community education writing instructor at places in the Seattle area like Verdant Health and Edmonds Community College. She was a scholarship recipient at the inaugural Quest Writers’ Conference in 2015 (Squamish, B.C.), as well as at BinderConLA in 2017. Sarah holds an MFA from Goddard College, where she received the Spirit of Goddard award and for whom she later helped launch the Lighthouse Writers’ Conference and Retreat in Port Townsend, WA.

Sarah lives with her family in Edmonds, WA, near Seattle, where she works as a technical editor and (when there’s time) a book coach.

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Event Details: Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at 7:00 pm – Goddard College’s Community Center, Port Townsend, WA.

Contact to RSVP or with any questions.


Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to

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