Carla Shafer BS ’66


Carla Shafer BS ’66 has a rich life in connection with efforts toward a just, sustainable world for her amazing young grandchildren, Akira, Hiroki, and Zoya. During the pandemic, she coordinated the fourth international World Peace Poets poetry postcard exchange (open to all). She coedited Our Deepest Calling, poems and prose by writing lab members associated with Everett Community College staff. She was the sole editor/publisher of Solstice: Light and Dark of the Salish Sea, a collection of poems by 28 regional poets that celebrate the light and dark of the longest and shortest days of the year. Her email is (named for Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater, the open mic she founded in Bellingham, Washington, 30 years ago).