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Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland 6:30 pm
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland @ Powell’s City of Books
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm
Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support … Continue reading
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 2:00 am
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 @ International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018
Feb 1 @ 2:00 am – May 27 @ 2:00 am
The 12th International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 is seeking talented poets from all over the world. Judge – Sally Spedding. Cash prizes and publication in a future anthology. All details, rules, entry etc. on our website.Like this:Like Loading...
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Jan 30 – Jun 1 all-day
Dear State President/NFSPS State Society, As sponsor and Director of the GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, for the past several years I have made it a point to contact all State Presidents for whom an email address is available through … Continue reading
PLAYA Artist Residencies Deadline
PLAYA Artist Residencies Deadline @ PLAYA
Mar 1 all-day
March 1, 2018 is the deadline to submit applications for residencies of two or four weeks at PLAYA during August – December 2018. Go to www.playasummerlake.org to apply and for more details, or callLike this:Like Loading...
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lex Runciman 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lex Runciman @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lex Runciman, has published six collections of poems, including Salt Moons: Poems 1981-2016, from Salmon Poetry. An earlier volume won the Oregon Book Award. The chapter discussing his work concludes Erik Muller’s new book, Durable Goods: Appreciations of Oregon Poets. … Continue reading
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Prompt, a Community Writing Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt, a Community Writing Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – May 8 @ 8:30 pm
In short: Freshen up your inspiration to write just in time for Spring! Prompt at Powell’s City of Books is a 10-week workshop by Write Around Portland that offers exercises to encourage writing in your life. The $300 fee (payment … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poets Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering worked together as groundskeepers at Marylhurst College in the 1970s. Since then they have gone on to publish many books. Levering’s Coltrane’s God was Runner-Up in the New England Book Festival. He won the … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Juan Cervantes is currently Executive Director of Espiral Publishing and a long term member of the Silverton Poetry Association. He is a poet and enjoys other creative writing. Cervantes has published a book of his own poetry, Voces de Libertad … Continue reading
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Nasty Women Poets anthology celebration 7:00 pm
Nasty Women Poets anthology celebration @ Mother Foucault's Bookshop
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
Oregon poets will read their poems from the national anthology, Nasty Women Poets–An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse (Lost Horse Press). Reading events are occurring in Eugene and across the country. Among those in the volume are Devon Balwit, Carol … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Carol Hottle 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Carol Hottle @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carol Hottle is a writer, editor, educator, and dancer and has lived in the Northwest for over 20 years. She teaches writing (including poetry) in colleges and universities and community settings. Her poetry has been published in Sing! Heavenly Muse, … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Penina Taesali 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Penina Taesali @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Writer, poet, educator, and cultural arts activist Penina Ava Taesali is the author of Sourcing Siapo, University of Hawaii, Ala Press 2016. Sourcing Siapo is a full-length book of poetry that courageously uncovers lost family stories. For nine years, Ms. … Continue reading
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Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland 6:30 pm
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland @ Powell’s City of Books
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm
Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support … Continue reading
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 2:00 am
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 @ International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018
Feb 1 @ 2:00 am – May 27 @ 2:00 am
The 12th International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 is seeking talented poets from all over the world. Judge – Sally Spedding. Cash prizes and publication in a future anthology. All details, rules, entry etc. on our website.Like this:Like Loading...
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Jan 30 – Jun 1 all-day
Dear State President/NFSPS State Society, As sponsor and Director of the GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, for the past several years I have made it a point to contact all State Presidents for whom an email address is available through … Continue reading
PLAYA Artist Residencies Deadline
PLAYA Artist Residencies Deadline @ PLAYA
Mar 1 all-day
March 1, 2018 is the deadline to submit applications for residencies of two or four weeks at PLAYA during August – December 2018. Go to www.playasummerlake.org to apply and for more details, or callLike this:Like Loading...
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lex Runciman 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lex Runciman @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lex Runciman, has published six collections of poems, including Salt Moons: Poems 1981-2016, from Salmon Poetry. An earlier volume won the Oregon Book Award. The chapter discussing his work concludes Erik Muller’s new book, Durable Goods: Appreciations of Oregon Poets. … Continue reading
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Prompt, a Community Writing Workshop 6:30 pm
Prompt, a Community Writing Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – May 8 @ 8:30 pm
In short: Freshen up your inspiration to write just in time for Spring! Prompt at Powell’s City of Books is a 10-week workshop by Write Around Portland that offers exercises to encourage writing in your life. The $300 fee (payment … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poets Charles Goodrich and Donald Levering worked together as groundskeepers at Marylhurst College in the 1970s. Since then they have gone on to publish many books. Levering’s Coltrane’s God was Runner-Up in the New England Book Festival. He won the … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Juan Cervantes is currently Executive Director of Espiral Publishing and a long term member of the Silverton Poetry Association. He is a poet and enjoys other creative writing. Cervantes has published a book of his own poetry, Voces de Libertad … Continue reading
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Nasty Women Poets anthology celebration 7:00 pm
Nasty Women Poets anthology celebration @ Mother Foucault's Bookshop
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
Oregon poets will read their poems from the national anthology, Nasty Women Poets–An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse (Lost Horse Press). Reading events are occurring in Eugene and across the country. Among those in the volume are Devon Balwit, Carol … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Carol Hottle 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Carol Hottle @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carol Hottle is a writer, editor, educator, and dancer and has lived in the Northwest for over 20 years. She teaches writing (including poetry) in colleges and universities and community settings. Her poetry has been published in Sing! Heavenly Muse, … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Penina Taesali 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Penina Taesali @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Writer, poet, educator, and cultural arts activist Penina Ava Taesali is the author of Sourcing Siapo, University of Hawaii, Ala Press 2016. Sourcing Siapo is a full-length book of poetry that courageously uncovers lost family stories. For nine years, Ms. … Continue reading
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