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OPA Fall Conference
OPA Fall Conference @ Valley River Inn
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
Watch  http://oregonpoets.org/ for updatesLike this:Like Loading...
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Springfield Library Poetry Reading Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Library Poetry Reading Series @ Springfield Public Library
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Springfield Library Reading Series, presented by the Springfield Public Library Foundation, will feature poets Willa Schneberg, Toni Hanner, and Tim Shaner on the evening of October 4, 2016. The event is free and open to the public.Like this:Like Loading...
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Caroline Crumpacker and Jason Zuzga read from new books!!! 7:00 pm
Caroline Crumpacker and Jason Zuzga read from new books!!! @ Another Read Through
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm
Two East Coast poets celebrate publication of new books with a reading at this local favorite bookstore. Wine afterward!Like this:Like Loading...
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Dennis Weibel Dennis Wiegal is a lifelong writer. He is a published songwriter and poet whose first book of poetry, “PROGENY”, was released in 2015. He lives in Salem with his wife of 45 years, working on his … Continue reading
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Poetics Corvallis — Open Mic Poetry Reading Plus Feathered Poet
Poetics Corvallis — Open Mic Poetry Reading Plus Feathered Poet @ Interzone Organic Coffee House
Oct 7 all-day
Open Mic Poetry Reading Featuring Mike Spring Sign – up starts 7:15 PM FREE! And please enjoy the fine teas, coffee & snacks Poetics Corvallis meets first Fridays at Interzone in Corvallis, but check our URL for latest.Like this:Like Loading...
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
Wordplay: A Poetry Workshop with Barbara Drake 2:00 pm
Wordplay: A Poetry Workshop with Barbara Drake @ Medford Public Library
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm
Wordplay: The Creative Source. A poetry workshop with Barbara Drake, Professor Emeritus of the Linfield College English Department and the author of “Writing Poetry,” a college-level creative writing text. Drake says that good poetry depends on wordplay and attention to … Continue reading
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Jennifer Richter and Ellen Waterston on October 9 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio … 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 @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Clem Starck Clemens Starck, Oregon poet and carpenter, lives in the foothills of the Coast Range, outside of Dallas. He is the author of six books of poetry, including the award-winning Journeyman’s Wages (1995) and the most recent … Continue reading
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From the Frontlines of Climate Change to Our Classrooms 4:00 pm
From the Frontlines of Climate Change to Our Classrooms @ Portland Association of Teachers (345 NE 8th, near Benson HS)
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us on Friday, October 14th, 4 to 6 pm, at the Portland Association of Teachers (345 NE 8th, near Benson HS) for an event with the extraordinary poet and activist from the Marshall Islands, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner: “From the … Continue reading
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Arn Strasser Reading TO THE POET LISTENING 7:00 pm
Arn Strasser Reading TO THE POET LISTENING @ Broadway Books
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Broadway Books is pleased to invite you to Arn Strasser reading from his recently published collection, TO THE POET LISTENING as well as new work. The evening promises to be a lively! Please join us.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Arturo Sarmiento Arturo Sarmiento is a bilingual poet who was born in Mexico City. He started writing poetry at the age of 16 years-old. He attended to Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana and majored in Humanities. In … Continue reading
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Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work 9:00 am
Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work @ Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching … Continue reading
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work 9:00 am
Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work @ Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Unifying with Fragments In our writing, we often want to bring in disparate elements. This challenge is also a benefit – a mosaic of differing elements can produce a more artful and exciting work. Quinton will lead a conversation on … Continue reading
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Breaking Out of Gender Boxes 5:00 pm
Breaking Out of Gender Boxes @ Center for Community Engagement, Lewis & Clark Graduate School
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether or not we are consciously aware, our stories, including the stories of Grade 5-12 students, are shaped by society’s rules concerning gender. Some of us conform, some rebel, and some seek to rewrite the rules. In this Oregon Writing … 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 @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Barbara Steele Barbara Steele is making a slow, painstaking, deliberate return to work these days. With her first poem published in 1968, work at The Sun from Chemeketa, two degrees from Willamette University, study at The Naropa Institute; … Continue reading
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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OPA Fall Conference
OPA Fall Conference @ Valley River Inn
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
Watch  http://oregonpoets.org/ for updatesLike this:Like Loading...
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Springfield Library Poetry Reading Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Library Poetry Reading Series @ Springfield Public Library
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Springfield Library Reading Series, presented by the Springfield Public Library Foundation, will feature poets Willa Schneberg, Toni Hanner, and Tim Shaner on the evening of October 4, 2016. The event is free and open to the public.Like this:Like Loading...
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Caroline Crumpacker and Jason Zuzga read from new books!!! 7:00 pm
Caroline Crumpacker and Jason Zuzga read from new books!!! @ Another Read Through
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm
Two East Coast poets celebrate publication of new books with a reading at this local favorite bookstore. Wine afterward!Like this:Like Loading...
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Dennis Weibel Dennis Wiegal is a lifelong writer. He is a published songwriter and poet whose first book of poetry, “PROGENY”, was released in 2015. He lives in Salem with his wife of 45 years, working on his … Continue reading
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Poetics Corvallis — Open Mic Poetry Reading Plus Feathered Poet
Poetics Corvallis — Open Mic Poetry Reading Plus Feathered Poet @ Interzone Organic Coffee House
Oct 7 all-day
Open Mic Poetry Reading Featuring Mike Spring Sign – up starts 7:15 PM FREE! And please enjoy the fine teas, coffee & snacks Poetics Corvallis meets first Fridays at Interzone in Corvallis, but check our URL for latest.Like this:Like Loading...
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
Wordplay: A Poetry Workshop with Barbara Drake 2:00 pm
Wordplay: A Poetry Workshop with Barbara Drake @ Medford Public Library
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm
Wordplay: The Creative Source. A poetry workshop with Barbara Drake, Professor Emeritus of the Linfield College English Department and the author of “Writing Poetry,” a college-level creative writing text. Drake says that good poetry depends on wordplay and attention to … Continue reading
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Jennifer Richter and Ellen Waterston on October 9 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio … 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 @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Clem Starck Clemens Starck, Oregon poet and carpenter, lives in the foothills of the Coast Range, outside of Dallas. He is the author of six books of poetry, including the award-winning Journeyman’s Wages (1995) and the most recent … Continue reading
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From the Frontlines of Climate Change to Our Classrooms 4:00 pm
From the Frontlines of Climate Change to Our Classrooms @ Portland Association of Teachers (345 NE 8th, near Benson HS)
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us on Friday, October 14th, 4 to 6 pm, at the Portland Association of Teachers (345 NE 8th, near Benson HS) for an event with the extraordinary poet and activist from the Marshall Islands, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner: “From the … Continue reading
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Arn Strasser Reading TO THE POET LISTENING 7:00 pm
Arn Strasser Reading TO THE POET LISTENING @ Broadway Books
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Broadway Books is pleased to invite you to Arn Strasser reading from his recently published collection, TO THE POET LISTENING as well as new work. The evening promises to be a lively! Please join us.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featured Reader and Open Mic @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Arturo Sarmiento Arturo Sarmiento is a bilingual poet who was born in Mexico City. He started writing poetry at the age of 16 years-old. He attended to Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana and majored in Humanities. In … Continue reading
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Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work 9:00 am
Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work @ Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching … Continue reading
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work 9:00 am
Writing Culture: Finding Our Life’s Work @ Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Unifying with Fragments In our writing, we often want to bring in disparate elements. This challenge is also a benefit – a mosaic of differing elements can produce a more artful and exciting work. Quinton will lead a conversation on … Continue reading
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Breaking Out of Gender Boxes 5:00 pm
Breaking Out of Gender Boxes @ Center for Community Engagement, Lewis & Clark Graduate School
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether or not we are consciously aware, our stories, including the stories of Grade 5-12 students, are shaped by society’s rules concerning gender. Some of us conform, some rebel, and some seek to rewrite the rules. In this Oregon Writing … 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 @ Barrel & Keg
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured Reader, Barbara Steele Barbara Steele is making a slow, painstaking, deliberate return to work these days. With her first poem published in 1968, work at The Sun from Chemeketa, two degrees from Willamette University, study at The Naropa Institute; … Continue reading
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10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum 10:30 am
10-Week Writing Workshop at Portland Art Museum @ Portland Art Museum
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10 Saturdays: September 10 – November 19 (skip November 5) Join Write Around Portland for this 10-week writing workshop designed to inspire the writing life in conjunction with Portland Art Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. Interaction with the collections and … Continue reading
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