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Poetry Night at The Gallery At Ten Oaks – Tiel Aisha Ansari 7:00 pm
Poetry Night at The Gallery At Ten Oaks – Tiel Aisha Ansari @ The Gallery At Ten Oaks
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm
Join McMinnville Public Library’s monthly poetry night at our brand new location! In January, our featured poet is Tiel Aisha Ansari. In honor of William Stafford, this reading will feature Stafford’s works read by Ansari, as well as her own … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Write the Town Poets 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Write the Town Poets @ Barrel & Keg
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nine poets who wrote en plein air alongside visual artists in Artists in Action’s Paint the Town / Write the Town 2016 will read from their work, including pieces from Write the Town 2016, a chapbook of poems written or … Continue reading
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CANCELLED: Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
CANCELLED: Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm
The JANUARY 8 Studio Series poetry reading and open mic has been CANCELLED. It is rescheduled for January 29.   The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Word Sisters: Maggie Chula, Andrea Hollander, Donna Prinzmetal, Joanna Rose, Penelope Scambly Schott … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Steven Heine 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Steven Heine @ Barrel & Keg
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Steven Robert Heine was born in Salem and graduated from McNary High School. He attended Portland State University and holds degrees in both History and Political Science. He is the author of eight volumes of poetry and his poetry has … Continue reading
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Glass: Facets of Poetry contest 12:00 am
Glass: Facets of Poetry contest @ Contest held by Glass: Facets of Poetry
Jan 13 @ 12:00 am
Enter the first annual Glass: Facets of Poetry contest! CONTEST DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 Glass is an eclectic, artistically designed publication that includes fifteen to twenty poems per issue. Our goal is to promote the art of quality poetry; we … Continue reading
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Peregrine Literary Series 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate William Stafford’s 103rd birthday by enjoying his poetry and viewing his archival photographs. Bring a favorite Stafford poem or anecdote to share. Emceed by Harold Johnson and hosted by Joan Maiers. Light refreshments and visiting. Donations of canned goods … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Vicky Falcón Vázquez 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Vicky Falcón Vázquez @ Barrel & Keg
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Born in Guanajuato, Mexico moved to the United States at seven, Vicky Falcón Vázquez’s poetry crosses boundaries. Artistically, Falcón Vázquez, has appeared in plays such as Solo, Una Voz (One Voice) and the Vagina Monologues in Spanish; and in art … Continue reading
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LWRS – Joan Dobbie, Martha Gatchell, Kelly Eastlund 4:30 pm
LWRS – Joan Dobbie, Martha Gatchell, Kelly Eastlund @ River Road Annex
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Lane Writers Reading Series (LWRS) is excited to feature Eugene poets Joan Dobbie, Martha Gatchell, and Kelly Eastlund for our January 2017 event. Refreshments will be available. Joan, Martha, and Kelly also happen to be the hosts of this … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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 the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading
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Catherine McGuire, John Sibley Williams Reading 7:00 pm
Catherine McGuire, John Sibley Williams Reading @ Grass Roots Books
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
Catherine McGuire reads from her new book “Elegy for the 21st Century” (futurecycle.org) and John Sibley Williams reads from Disinheritance (Apprentice House Press)Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring R.S. Stewart 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring R.S. Stewart @ Barrel & Keg
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
R. S. Stewart contributes frequently to the Salem Weekly column “Salem Writes.” His latest article was called “Poetry and Booze.” Not a drinker himself, he volunteers as a consultant in The Writing Center at Chekemeta. He writes plays as well … 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
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic, rescheduled for January 29, will feature Word Sisters: Maggie Chula, Andrea Hollander, Donna Prinzmetal, Joanna Rose, Penelope Scambly Schott and Suzanne Sigafoos on Jan. 29 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland  97239 from … Continue reading
The Greater Circulation, a film by Antero Alli on poet Rainer Maria Rilke “Requiem for a Friend” 7:30 pm
The Greater Circulation, a film by Antero Alli on poet Rainer Maria Rilke “Requiem for a Friend” @ Performance Works Northwest
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“The Greater Circulation” is a cinematic treatment of poet Rainer Maria Rilke’s epic lament, “Requiem For a Friend” (Stephen Mitchell, trans.), staged as a paratheatrical performance in present time intercut with flashbacks to the poet Rilke composing his work a … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm
Steve Williams works and lives in Portland, Oregon. His work has appeared in Stirring, The Rose and Thorn, Amaze, Rattlesnake Review, Verseweavers and others. His poems have placed or won in the last four Oregon State Poetry contests. He has … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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 the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading

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3:00 pm Peregrine Literary Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Peregrine Literary Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate William Stafford’s 103rd birthday by enjoying his poetry and viewing his archival photographs. Bring a favorite Stafford poem or anecdote to share. Emceed by Harold Johnson and hosted by Joan Maiers. Light refreshments and visiting. Donations of canned goods … Continue reading