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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lois Rosen 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lois Rosen @ IKE Box
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salem poet and fiction writer Lois Rosen has published two poetry books, Nice and Loud (Tebot Bach) and Pigeons (Traprock Books). A founder of Salem’s Peregrine Writers, she leads the Trillium Writers and Willamette University’s I.C.L. Writers. Lois’ current novel-in-progress … Continue reading
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Cascade/Community Open Mic 7:30 pm
Cascade/Community Open Mic @ Rose City Book Pub
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a new open mic intended to bring together writers at different stages in their process. 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 at the Rose City Book Pub.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Norm Baxter 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Norm Baxter @ Ike Box
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Norm Baxter has been a restaurant worker, janitor, printer, carpenter, educator, writer, and farmer. He believes in always doing the right thing, which gratifies some people and astonishes the rest. Frequently a victim of his own enthusiasm, he is delighted … Continue reading
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Grants Pass, Something About Poetry 2019: Sharon Olds 1:00 pm
Grants Pass, Something About Poetry 2019: Sharon Olds @ Josephine Community Library
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pulitzer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds is the subject of study in this “Read—Write” workshop, the fifth in a six-part series of poetry seminars for 2019 created and facilitated by OPA past-President and Applegate Poet Lisa Baldwin.Like this:Like Loading...
Portland: Steeped in Words Poetry Series, Lan Su Chinese Garden, with Paulann Petersen 2:00 pm
Portland: Steeped in Words Poetry Series, Lan Su Chinese Garden, with Paulann Petersen @ Lan Su Chinese Garden
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Here’s an invitation to a poetry reading that’s also an invitation to spend time in an exquisite world tucked into our thrumming city. On Saturday, October 12th, I’ll give a reading from 2 to 3 pm as part of the … Continue reading
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Indigenous People’s Day ~ Honoring Women’s Voices 4:00 pm
Indigenous People’s Day ~ Honoring Women’s Voices @ Old Liberty Theater
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Indigenous People’s Day ~ Honoring Women’s Voices Native Nations poets Laura Da’, Ruby Hansen Murray, Leah Altman, Alise Sanchez and a youth poet October 14, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Avenue, Ridgefield, WA 98642 … Continue reading
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The Poeming Pigeon: Open for Submissions (Theme = Pop Culture)
The Poeming Pigeon: Open for Submissions (Theme = Pop Culture) @ The Poetry Box
Oct 15 – Dec 15 all-day
• The Pop Culture Issue scheduled for release in Fall 2020 • All Contributors receive a FREE copy of the print journal. • Please note, we are not accepting reprints for this or future issues. • Submission Period: Oct 15 … Continue reading
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ACE Writing Project 7:00 pm
ACE Writing Project @ Art Center East
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
Jessica Mehta and Gary Lark will read selections of their new works published by Airlie Press. Like this:Like Loading...
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Writers Talk 6:00 pm
Writers Talk @ The Dalles Art Center
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This series brings award-winning Oregon writers to the center to read, followed by a discussion and open mic. Margaret Chula will offer a free haiku workshop from 6:00, followed by a reading. Margaret Chula has published ten collections of poetry … Continue reading
Broadway Books readings: Floyd Skloot 7:00 pm
Broadway Books readings: Floyd Skloot @ Broadway Books
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Portland author Floyd Skloot joins us at 7 pm on Thursday, October 17th to read from his new collection of poems, Far West, published by Louisiana State University Press. Skloot’s Far West intertwines the past and present, as time alternates … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Colette Tennant 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Colette Tennant @ Ike Box
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Colette Tennant just completed a book titled Religion in The Handmaid’s Tale: a Brief Guide, forthcoming in September 2019. Billy Collins recently awarded her poem 3rd place in the 2019 Fish Publishing Contest in Ireland. She has two books of … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tom Hogan 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tom Hogan @ IKE Box
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tom Hogan’s new book, Giving Thanks: New and Selected Poems was published by Dancing Moon Press in 2018. He is the author of five chapbooks and The Promise of the Trail (also by Dancing Moon Press, 2014). He directs the … Continue reading
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Last Friday Poetry Series Featuring Susan Woods Morse @ Salem Book Bin 7:00 pm
Last Friday Poetry Series Featuring Susan Woods Morse @ Salem Book Bin @ Salem Book Bin
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Susan Morse moved to the Willamette Valley in 2016 and is currently a member of the Oregon Poetry Association, as well as Mid Valley Poetry Society. She also frequently participates in readings at the Salem Poetry Project. In the Hush … Continue reading
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Head for the HIlls! 6:00 pm
Head for the HIlls! @ Head for the Hills! Poetry Open Mic
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 7:45 pm
Head for the Hills is an Open Mic Event. Wednesday, October 30. 6pm-7:45 pm. Read 3 poems or read for 5 minutes. Light refreshments. Sign up sheet available at 5:45. Late comers welcome. Like this:Like Loading...
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