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Jan
19
Sun
2020
Peregrine Literary Series: Stafford Birthday Celebration with Paulann Petersent @ Stickman's Pub
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paulann Petersen reads. Attendees are invited to read a favorite poem by William Stafford.

Jan
23
Thu
2020
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Caroline Holm @ IKE Box
Jan 23 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Caroline Holm is a writer, artist and Oregon-transplant. Her work is centered on healing the heart and body with nature and gently guiding others to live in awe of and in tune with the earth in order that they may heal too. She’ll be reading poems from her upcoming book, Woodland.

Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, the Ike Box, feature a wide variety of beverages and snack options! The Ike Box is located at 229 Cottage St NE in Salem, at the intersection of Chemeketa and Cottage. http://www.ikebox.com/

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Head for the Hills Poetry Series @ Head for the Hills! Featured Poets and Open Mic
Jan 28 – Dec 22 all-day

Head for the Hills is an ongoing Poetry Series with Featured Poets and an Open MIc. We meet the 4th Tuesday night 6pm-7:45 pm. at the Hillsdale Library, 1525 SW Sunset Blvd. Portland, OR.97239 Doors will be open, even if you are running late. Featured Poets read for 20 minutes followed by an Open Mic. Read 3 poems or for 5 minutes. Light Refreshments and parking garage. Host: Sherri Levine, sherrihope68@gmail.com

Jan
30
Thu
2020
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Michael Schein @ IKE Box
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michael Schein wrote Liquid Perishable Hazardous (poetry – 2019), John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away (history – 2015), and novels The Killer Poet’s Guide to Immortality by AB Bard (2012), Bones Beneath Our Feet (2011) and Just Deceits (2005). He edited Poets UNiTE! (2016), and founded LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop. His poetry has been stuck to refrigerators.

Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, the Ike Box, feature a wide variety of beverages and snack options! The Ike Box is located at 229 Cottage St NE in Salem, at the intersection of Chemeketa and Cottage. http://www.ikebox.com/

Feb
8
Sat
2020
OPA Hood River Unit Poetry Critique Group @ Bette's Place
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Hood River Unit of Oregon Poetry Association will host a poetry critique group at 11:00 AM on the second Saturday of every month, beginning February 8, at Bette’s Place in Hood River: http://bettesplace.com/. All poets are welcome. Please bring several copies of one or two poems you’d like to have critiqued. For further information, please contact Jackie McManus at mcmanusjackie@gmail.com or Leah Stenson at leahstenson@comcast.net.