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Poetry Workshop and Reading 6:30 pm
Poetry Workshop and Reading @ Sandy Public Library
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm
Award-winning poet, John Sibley Williams​, offers a free poetry workshop followed by a poetry reading from his new books. A perfect chance to get a little help perfecting your poem for the Sandy Library Poetry Slam. Thursday, April 4th 6:30 … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Virginia Corrie Cozart 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Virginia Corrie Cozart @ IKE Box
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Reading & book launch for Wavering Reflection, a posthumous collection of poetry by Virginia Corrie-Cozart. Virginia Corrie-Cozart (1932-2012), poet, artist, and musician, grew up near Bandon, moving to Salem in 1973. Here she taught music in the public schools and … Continue reading
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Poetry Slam at the Sandy Library 7:00 pm
Poetry Slam at the Sandy Library @ Sandy Public Library
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Portland poet Scott Poole returns this year to host the Sandy Library Poetry Slam. Although it is run as a contest, is a remarkably supportive and casual event. If you have ever thought about sharing a poem, this is a … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of John Edge 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of John Edge @ IKE Box
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Edge wrote in the bay area haunted City Lights Books, and North Beach coffee houses. After dropping out of poetry for decades, in 2007 Edge MC’d a choral event at Chemeketa, read some of his poetry and rediscovered the … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Ben Hur Lampman 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Ben Hur Lampman @ IKE Box
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ben Hur Lampman was named Oregon’s Poet Laureate in 1951; he held that post until his death in 1954 at age 67. Lampman was one of Oregon’s most popular writers in the first half of the twentieth century as a … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Kenneth O. Hanson 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Poetry of Kenneth O. Hanson @ IKE Box
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kenneth O. Hanson (1922-2002), an Idaho native who became part of the Theodore Roethke circle at University of Washington, with other poets Carolyn Kizer, David Wagoner, Richard Hugo. Hanson was in Asian studies in Seattle and with the US Army. … Continue reading
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