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Waterston Desert Writing Prize–Entry Deadline April 1st 12:00 am
Waterston Desert Writing Prize–Entry Deadline April 1st @ www.writingranch.com
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am
The Waterston Desert Writing Prize honors creative nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy, with the desert as both subject and setting. Inspired by author and poet Ellen Waterston’s love of the high desert of Central … Continue reading
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Portland: Free Range Poetry 6:15 pm
Portland: Free Range Poetry @ Northwest Branch Library
Apr 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
FREE RANGE POETRY presents Robert A. Davies, Rosemary Lombard, David Filer Monday, April 4 2016 Northwest Branch Library 2300 NW Thurman Street Portland An open mic will precede featured poets. Sign up at 6:15 pm.  Reading 6:30 pm – 7:45 … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
Springfield Library Poetry Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Library Poetry Series @ Springfield City Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kelly Eastlund’s poems have appeared in the journals Poetry Quarterly, Four and Twenty, Shot Glass Journal, The Whistling Fire and others, as well as the chapbook How to Love Everything, by members of the Eugene critique group Red Sofa Poets. She … Continue reading
Springfield Poetry Reading Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Poetry Reading Series @ Springfield Public Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featuring poets Kelly Eastlund, Floyd Skloot, and Dawn Diez WillisLike this:Like Loading...
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Portland: Paulann Petersen workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden 3:00 pm
Portland: Paulann Petersen workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden @ Lan Su Chinese Garden
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Paulann Petersen — In Poetry’s Garden Join Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita Paulann Petersen for a two-hour workshop designed to create new writing. With the work of Chinese poets—Li Po and Tao Qian—to inspire you, you’ll plumb memory and imagination to write … Continue reading
Portland: Broadway Books Reading 7:00 pm
Portland: Broadway Books Reading @ Broadway Books
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
POETS CARL ADAMSHICK AND JONATHAN WELLS TO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS 7 pm on Wednesday, April 6. Carl Adamshick is a poet who was born in Toledo, Ohio and currently is a resident of Portland. His debut collection, Cruses and … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Reader, You This reading will be part of the Favorite Poem Project, started by Robert Pinsky, the former US poet laurite. Everyone is invited to bring your favorite poem and a story of why it is important to you. … Continue reading
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Portland: Stonehenge Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Portland: Stonehenge Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Tom Hogan and Joseph A. Soldati on April 10 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland  97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Tom … Continue reading
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Tom Hogan and Joseph A. Soldati on April 10 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Pas de Deux: The Dance of Haiku and Prose 3:00 pm
Pas de Deux: The Dance of Haiku and Prose @ Lan Su Chinese Garden
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In seventeenth-century Japan, poets recorded their journeys through diary entries written as haibun. Haibun combine prose and haiku in a dynamic dance, where each form has its own pattern and rhythm. In this afternoon’s workshop, we’ll read and discuss haibun … Continue reading
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Poetry Slam! 7:00 pm
Poetry Slam! @ Sandy Public Library
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
The fourth annual SANDY LIBRARY POETRY SLAM will be hosted by Scott Poole, “house poet” from the Live Wire radio show, and author or three books of poetry. You are invited to perform a poem, or just come to watch … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Reader, Great Poets of the 20th Century Willamette University students pay homage to great poets of the 20th century in celebration of National Poetry Month. Reading poems by Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, Etheridge Knight, Audre Lorde, Czesław … Continue reading
Corvallis: Rita Dove 7:30 pm
Corvallis: Rita Dove @ CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove has been selected as the 2016 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. Dove will accept the award and read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the … Continue reading
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Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio
Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio @ KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio
Apr 15 all-day
The Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio raises much needed funds for radio station operation costs. Contest entry period ends on April 15. Poetry Contest Entry Form and Submission Guidelines are available online at: http://www.kvgd.info/forms/Contest_Guidelines.pdf . … Continue reading
Portland: Rita Dove 7:30 pm
Portland: Rita Dove @ First Congregational United Church of Christ
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove has been selected as the 2016 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. Dove will accept the award and read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the … Continue reading
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Belmont Library 2:30 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Belmont Library @ Multnomah County Library, Belmont branch
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading
TUESDAY Poetry Reading + Open Mike 3:00 pm
TUESDAY Poetry Reading + Open Mike @ Oregon Poetry Association
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Oregon Poetry Association, along with TUESDAY, Waldport’s 30-years-old Poetry Group, bring an afternoon of poetry on Saturday, April 16, 3-5pm, at the Newport Library. Free and all welcome. Hosted by Dorothy Black Crow, Vice-president of OPA, the afternoon will … Continue reading
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Sellwood Library 2:00 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Sellwood Library @ Multnomah County Library, Sellwood branch
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading
Lake Oswego: Picture This in Words! 7:00 pm
Lake Oswego: Picture This in Words! @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PICTURE THIS in WORDS! On Sunday evening, April 17 at 7 PM, award-winning author and visual artist, Marilyn Stablein, reads her poetry. On the same program, David Oates presents his latest publication, The Heron Place, selected by Swan Scythe Press. Hosted by … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Book Launch: The Poeming Pigeon — Doobie or Not Doobie? 7:00 pm
Book Launch: The Poeming Pigeon — Doobie or Not Doobie? @ Ford Food & Drink
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Poeming Pigeon: A journal of poetry & prose. Scheduled readers for Book Launch Celebration Include: Brad G. Garber, Burky Achilles, Casey Bush, D. Russel Micnhimer, David Belmont, John Smistad, Kristin Roedell, Leah Mueller, Lori Loranger, Marilyn Stablein, Michael Berton, … Continue reading
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry & Prose 7:00 pm
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry & Prose @ Another Read Through bookstore
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Witnessing the Body in Pain,” prose and poetry with Andrea Scarpino, Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and Portland writer Lois Melina. Andrea Scarpino is the author of the book-length poem, What The Willow Said As It Fell, … Continue reading
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Peregrine Poets Celebrate Poetry Month 7:00 pm
Peregrine Poets Celebrate Poetry Month @ Salem Public Library, Anderson Room B
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Peregrine Poets of Salem Read PoetryLike this:Like Loading...
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry and Prose 7:00 pm
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry and Prose @ Feldenkrais Movement Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Witnessing the Body in Pain,” prose and poetry with Andrea Scarpino, Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and Portland writer Lois Melina. Andrea Scarpino is the author of the book-length poem, What The Willow Said As It Fell, … Continue reading
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Milwaukie: Paulann Petersen workshop at the Pond House 10:00 am
Milwaukie: Paulann Petersen workshop at the Pond House @ Ledding Library Pond House
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Milwaukie Poetry Series is delighted to host a writing workshop by Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate Emerita, on Saturday, April 23, 2016 10am to 4pm at the Pond House, 2215 SE Harrison St. This is is one of the ways … Continue reading
Manzanita Writers’ Series: PoetryFest 2015 7:00 pm
Manzanita Writers’ Series: PoetryFest 2015 @ Hoffman Center for the Arts
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Brehm is the author of two books of poems, Help Is On the Way and Sea of Faith, and the associate editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, New Ohio Review, The Sun, Prairie Schooner, … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Hillsboro Library Main Branch
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
For April, our Conversations With Writers meeting will be led by two people: Rosemary Lombard, whom most of you know; and Ceidirwen Terrill. Our theme will be on activist writing: Hanford: Writing To Influence The Public through Fiction, Memoir, And … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble 7:00 pm
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble | Vancouver | Washington | United States
Author Signing, Book Group (Poetry) Tuesday April 26, 2016 7:00 PM Our poetry group hosts top local authors and welcomes open mic performances from the crowd. For National Poetry Group in April we are thrilled to host Judith Barrington as she … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured reader, Magdalen Powers Magdalen Powers teaches various sorts of writing at Chemeketa Community College, where she also curates the college’s visiting writers program. Her relationship with poetry is life-long and somewhat contentious.Like this:Like Loading...
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Celebrate Canada’s National Poetry Month 9:00 pm
Celebrate Canada’s National Poetry Month @ Craigleigh Press
Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm
Three categories; Free Verse, Traditional Verse, Haiku 3 prizes in each $50, $25, $10 CAD All guidelines on website Registration through website Electronic submissionsLike this:Like Loading...
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Woodstock Library 2:00 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Woodstock Library @ Multnomah County Library, Woodstock branch
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading

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Waterston Desert Writing Prize–Entry Deadline April 1st 12:00 am
Waterston Desert Writing Prize–Entry Deadline April 1st @ www.writingranch.com
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am
The Waterston Desert Writing Prize honors creative nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy, with the desert as both subject and setting. Inspired by author and poet Ellen Waterston’s love of the high desert of Central … Continue reading
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Portland: Free Range Poetry 6:15 pm
Portland: Free Range Poetry @ Northwest Branch Library
Apr 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
FREE RANGE POETRY presents Robert A. Davies, Rosemary Lombard, David Filer Monday, April 4 2016 Northwest Branch Library 2300 NW Thurman Street Portland An open mic will precede featured poets. Sign up at 6:15 pm.  Reading 6:30 pm – 7:45 … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
Springfield Library Poetry Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Library Poetry Series @ Springfield City Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kelly Eastlund’s poems have appeared in the journals Poetry Quarterly, Four and Twenty, Shot Glass Journal, The Whistling Fire and others, as well as the chapbook How to Love Everything, by members of the Eugene critique group Red Sofa Poets. She … Continue reading
Springfield Poetry Reading Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Poetry Reading Series @ Springfield Public Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featuring poets Kelly Eastlund, Floyd Skloot, and Dawn Diez WillisLike this:Like Loading...
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Portland: Paulann Petersen workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden 3:00 pm
Portland: Paulann Petersen workshop at Lan Su Chinese Garden @ Lan Su Chinese Garden
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Paulann Petersen — In Poetry’s Garden Join Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita Paulann Petersen for a two-hour workshop designed to create new writing. With the work of Chinese poets—Li Po and Tao Qian—to inspire you, you’ll plumb memory and imagination to write … Continue reading
Portland: Broadway Books Reading 7:00 pm
Portland: Broadway Books Reading @ Broadway Books
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
POETS CARL ADAMSHICK AND JONATHAN WELLS TO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS 7 pm on Wednesday, April 6. Carl Adamshick is a poet who was born in Toledo, Ohio and currently is a resident of Portland. His debut collection, Cruses and … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Reader, You This reading will be part of the Favorite Poem Project, started by Robert Pinsky, the former US poet laurite. Everyone is invited to bring your favorite poem and a story of why it is important to you. … Continue reading
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Portland: Stonehenge Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Portland: Stonehenge Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Tom Hogan and Joseph A. Soldati on April 10 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland  97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Tom … Continue reading
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Tom Hogan and Joseph A. Soldati on April 10 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Pas de Deux: The Dance of Haiku and Prose 3:00 pm
Pas de Deux: The Dance of Haiku and Prose @ Lan Su Chinese Garden
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In seventeenth-century Japan, poets recorded their journeys through diary entries written as haibun. Haibun combine prose and haiku in a dynamic dance, where each form has its own pattern and rhythm. In this afternoon’s workshop, we’ll read and discuss haibun … Continue reading
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Poetry Slam! 7:00 pm
Poetry Slam! @ Sandy Public Library
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
The fourth annual SANDY LIBRARY POETRY SLAM will be hosted by Scott Poole, “house poet” from the Live Wire radio show, and author or three books of poetry. You are invited to perform a poem, or just come to watch … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured Reader, Great Poets of the 20th Century Willamette University students pay homage to great poets of the 20th century in celebration of National Poetry Month. Reading poems by Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, Etheridge Knight, Audre Lorde, Czesław … Continue reading
Corvallis: Rita Dove 7:30 pm
Corvallis: Rita Dove @ CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove has been selected as the 2016 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. Dove will accept the award and read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the … Continue reading
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Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio
Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio @ KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio
Apr 15 all-day
The Third Annual Poetry Contest to benefit KVGD-LP Goldendale Community Radio raises much needed funds for radio station operation costs. Contest entry period ends on April 15. Poetry Contest Entry Form and Submission Guidelines are available online at: http://www.kvgd.info/forms/Contest_Guidelines.pdf . … Continue reading
Portland: Rita Dove 7:30 pm
Portland: Rita Dove @ First Congregational United Church of Christ
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove has been selected as the 2016 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. Dove will accept the award and read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on April 14 at the … Continue reading
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Belmont Library 2:30 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Belmont Library @ Multnomah County Library, Belmont branch
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading
TUESDAY Poetry Reading + Open Mike 3:00 pm
TUESDAY Poetry Reading + Open Mike @ Oregon Poetry Association
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Oregon Poetry Association, along with TUESDAY, Waldport’s 30-years-old Poetry Group, bring an afternoon of poetry on Saturday, April 16, 3-5pm, at the Newport Library. Free and all welcome. Hosted by Dorothy Black Crow, Vice-president of OPA, the afternoon will … Continue reading
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Sellwood Library 2:00 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Sellwood Library @ Multnomah County Library, Sellwood branch
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading
Lake Oswego: Picture This in Words! 7:00 pm
Lake Oswego: Picture This in Words! @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PICTURE THIS in WORDS! On Sunday evening, April 17 at 7 PM, award-winning author and visual artist, Marilyn Stablein, reads her poetry. On the same program, David Oates presents his latest publication, The Heron Place, selected by Swan Scythe Press. Hosted by … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
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Book Launch: The Poeming Pigeon — Doobie or Not Doobie? 7:00 pm
Book Launch: The Poeming Pigeon — Doobie or Not Doobie? @ Ford Food & Drink
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Poeming Pigeon: A journal of poetry & prose. Scheduled readers for Book Launch Celebration Include: Brad G. Garber, Burky Achilles, Casey Bush, D. Russel Micnhimer, David Belmont, John Smistad, Kristin Roedell, Leah Mueller, Lori Loranger, Marilyn Stablein, Michael Berton, … Continue reading
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry & Prose 7:00 pm
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry & Prose @ Another Read Through bookstore
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Witnessing the Body in Pain,” prose and poetry with Andrea Scarpino, Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and Portland writer Lois Melina. Andrea Scarpino is the author of the book-length poem, What The Willow Said As It Fell, … Continue reading
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Peregrine Poets Celebrate Poetry Month 7:00 pm
Peregrine Poets Celebrate Poetry Month @ Salem Public Library, Anderson Room B
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Peregrine Poets of Salem Read PoetryLike this:Like Loading...
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry and Prose 7:00 pm
Witnessing the Body in Pain: Poetry and Prose @ Feldenkrais Movement Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Witnessing the Body in Pain,” prose and poetry with Andrea Scarpino, Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and Portland writer Lois Melina. Andrea Scarpino is the author of the book-length poem, What The Willow Said As It Fell, … Continue reading
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Milwaukie: Paulann Petersen workshop at the Pond House 10:00 am
Milwaukie: Paulann Petersen workshop at the Pond House @ Ledding Library Pond House
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Milwaukie Poetry Series is delighted to host a writing workshop by Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate Emerita, on Saturday, April 23, 2016 10am to 4pm at the Pond House, 2215 SE Harrison St. This is is one of the ways … Continue reading
Manzanita Writers’ Series: PoetryFest 2015 7:00 pm
Manzanita Writers’ Series: PoetryFest 2015 @ Hoffman Center for the Arts
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Brehm is the author of two books of poems, Help Is On the Way and Sea of Faith, and the associate editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, New Ohio Review, The Sun, Prairie Schooner, … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Hillsboro Library Main Branch
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
For April, our Conversations With Writers meeting will be led by two people: Rosemary Lombard, whom most of you know; and Ceidirwen Terrill. Our theme will be on activist writing: Hanford: Writing To Influence The Public through Fiction, Memoir, And … Continue reading
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Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt: A Write Around Portland Community Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Write Around for Prompt, a 10-week workshop devoted to generative writing and the transformative power of writing in community. Based on the successful Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates many of our favorite exercises designed to inspire … Continue reading
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble 7:00 pm
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Vancouver: Judith Barrington reads at Barnes & Noble @ Barnes & Noble | Vancouver | Washington | United States
Author Signing, Book Group (Poetry) Tuesday April 26, 2016 7:00 PM Our poetry group hosts top local authors and welcomes open mic performances from the crowd. For National Poetry Group in April we are thrilled to host Judith Barrington as she … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Frozation Nation
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured reader, Magdalen Powers Magdalen Powers teaches various sorts of writing at Chemeketa Community College, where she also curates the college’s visiting writers program. Her relationship with poetry is life-long and somewhat contentious.Like this:Like Loading...
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Celebrate Canada’s National Poetry Month 9:00 pm
Celebrate Canada’s National Poetry Month @ Craigleigh Press
Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm
Three categories; Free Verse, Traditional Verse, Haiku 3 prizes in each $50, $25, $10 CAD All guidelines on website Registration through website Electronic submissionsLike this:Like Loading...
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Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Woodstock Library 2:00 pm
Portland: Anyone’s Domain Paulann Petersen workshop at Woodstock Library @ Multnomah County Library, Woodstock branch
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry is not the domain of just a few. It’s as natural and accessible as heartbeat and breath. Writing poetry requires nothing more than a love of words and a willingness to let your pen move across a page, following … Continue reading