BookPeople of Moscow welcomes poet and author Paula Coomer of Moscow, Idaho from 7-8 p.m.., Thursday, October 10. Coomer will read from her new short story collection “Somebody Should Have Scolded the Girl.” Books will be available for sale and signing and there will be a no-host champagne and wine bar.
Paula Coomer is a poet and literary fiction writer who occasionally writes about food and health. Books include “Jagged Edge of the Sky,” “Dove Creek,” “Summer of Government Cheese,” “Nurses Who Love English,” and “Blue Moon Vegetarian,” among others. A long-time teacher of writing, Ms. Coomer has been a nominee for the Pulitzer and other awards. She lives in the tiny village of Garfield, Washington, where she coaches writers and organizes and facilitates Clearwater Writers, a writing retreat program on the Wild and Scenic Clearwater River near Syringa, Idaho.