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MAC Poetry Post: Call to Writers
MAC Poetry Post: Call to Writers @ Multnomah Arts Center
Aug 7 – Oct 1 all-day
A panel of writers will choose ten to twelve pieces of poetry or prose to be featured in Multnomah Arts Center’s poetry post throughout 2019! With the writer’s permission, selected pieces will also be shared on MAC’s Facebook page. Kim … Continue reading
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Springfield Poetry Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Poetry Series @ Emerald Art Center
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Roy Seitz, Scot Siegel, and Annie LighthartLike this:Like Loading...
Springfield Poetry Series 7:00 pm
Springfield Poetry Series @ Emerald Art Center
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A poetry reading featuring Scot Siegel, Annie Lighthart, and Roy R. Seitz.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Dooley 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Dooley @ Ike Box
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Dooley is a retired poetry slammer (three years on the Portland Nationals team), and former columnist and features writer. He has nine spoken-word albums to his credit, and 40-some small press publications. John’s albums Oral Foibles, and Oral Foibles … Continue reading
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Mother Foucault’s Bookshop
Mother Foucault’s Bookshop @ Mother Foucault's Bookshop
Oct 5 all-day
Janice Rubin will read from her new book of poems “Tin Coyote”Like this:Like Loading...
Poetry Reading, Kate Gray and Janice D. Rubin
Poetry Reading, Kate Gray and Janice D. Rubin @ Mother Foucault's Bookshop
Oct 5 all-day
Kate Gray and Janice D. Rubin Poetry ReadingLike this:Like Loading...
First Friday Poetry Reading and Open Mic – Tribute to Peter Sears 6:00 pm
First Friday Poetry Reading and Open Mic – Tribute to Peter Sears @ St. John the Evangelist
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Milwaukie Poetry Series of the Ledding Library of Milwaukie and St. John the Evangelist are delighted to continue this season of First Friday poetry readings for 2018 on Friday, October 5. It’s going to be another great summer of reading and sharing poetry! … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring R. S. Stewart 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring R. S. Stewart @ IKE Box
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
R. S. Stewart is a long-time Writing Consultant volunteer at Chemeketa Community College. His commentaries on poets, playwrights, poetry, and language as well as his flash fiction pieces occur frequently in Salem Weekly. Three of his plays have received staged … Continue reading
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Poetry of Place, Taught by John Sibley Williams 10:00 am
Poetry of Place, Taught by John Sibley Williams @ Fort George Taproom
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10am – 1pm Fort George Taproom, 1483 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103 RVSP at https://www.thewritersguild.org/workshops. The Writer’s Guild Astoriawill be hosting a hands-on workshop titled Poetry of Place, taught by award-winning Portland poet John Sibley Williams. Poetry … Continue reading
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WINDFALL AUTHORS TO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS 7:00 pm
WINDFALL AUTHORS TO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS @ Broadway Books
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Broadway Books celebrates the fall 2018 issue of Windfall magazine with a reading by four northwest poets represented in the issue. Reading at the store on Tuesday, October 16th, at 7 pm will be Emily Antonia Fox Garcia, Andrea Hollander, Tim Raphael, and Lex Runciman, as … Continue reading
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CARLOS REYES AND MICHAEL MINICUCCITO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS 7:00 pm
CARLOS REYES AND MICHAEL MINICUCCITO READ AT BROADWAY BOOKS @ Broadway Books
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On Wednesday, October 17th, at 7 pm we welcome two local poets to the Broadway Books stage: Carlos Reyes and Matthew Minicucci. In Along the Flaggy Shore: Poems from West Clare, the tenth volume of poetry from Carlos Reyes, the reader … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Leyendo Between Lines 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Leyendo Between Lines @ IKE Box
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carol Hottle and Arturo Sarmiento present “Leyendo Between Lines” (Reading entre líneas) a bilingual literary collaboration. Carol Hottle is a writer, editor, educator, and dancer and has lived in the Northwest for over 20 years. She teaches writing (including poetry) … Continue reading
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Peregrine Literary Series 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Stickman's Brew Pub
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CELEBRATE AUTUMN WITH POETRY AND MUSIC Enjoy a presentation of A. Moloktov’s latest publication, along with guitarist Peter Zisa’s performance of classical and original compositions in a family-friendly pub setting on the lake. Cash or canned goods collected for local … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Festival
Salem Poetry Festival @ IKE Box, The Book Bin, Salem Public Library
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm at the Ike Box featuring Paulann Peterson Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita, has six full-length books of poetry, most recently Understory, from Lost Horse Press. The Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds chose a poem from … Continue reading
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great weather for MEDIA 8:00 pm
great weather for MEDIA @ The Waypost
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology “Suitcase of Chrysanthemums” and meet an indie press looking for new voices. Featuring contributors and special guests Sossity Chiricuzio, Brad Garber, Laura LeHew, Richard Loranger, Christopher Luna, Pattie Palmer-Baker, Dan … Continue reading
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Free Authors’ Presentation 4:30 pm
Free Authors’ Presentation @ River Road Park Annex
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Poets Frank Rossini and Scot Siegel and animal behaviorist/cognitive psychologist/writer Rosary Lombard will share their work at this October 28, 2018 River Road Reading Series (RRRS) reading. Delectable refreshments will be served. Authors’ books will be available for purchase and … Continue reading
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Oregon Jewish Voices Reading 7:30 pm
Oregon Jewish Voices Reading @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm
Started in 1999, this annual event features readings by prominent Oregon Jewish writers. The five writers in the 2018 program, who span a range of genres including fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and essays, will share selections from their work in OJMCHE’s … Continue reading
Oregon Jewish Voices, Readings by Oregon Jewish Writers and Poets 7:30 pm
Oregon Jewish Voices, Readings by Oregon Jewish Writers and Poets @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oregon Jewish Voices, Readings by Oregon Jewish Writers and Poets  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education 724 NW Davis Street, Portland, Oregon 97209 $8 members and $10 general public http://www.ojmche.org/events/special-events-2018-10-30-oregon-jewish-voices Started in … Continue reading
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7:00 pm Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Dooley @ Ike Box
Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Dooley @ Ike Box
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Dooley is a retired poetry slammer (three years on the Portland Nationals team), and former columnist and features writer. He has nine spoken-word albums to his credit, and 40-some small press publications. John’s albums Oral Foibles, and Oral Foibles … Continue reading