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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Kai River Blevins 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Kai River Blevins @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kai River Blevins is a genderqueer/femme poet and activist based in Salem, originally from New York. Their first chapbook, Gender/Queer Lessons, is forthcoming, and their work can be found at My Kid Is Gay and Voicemail Poems. Kai is also … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Feb 7 @ 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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Shut Up & Eat Poetry Open Mic
Shut Up & Eat Poetry Open Mic @ Shut Up & Eat
Feb 8 all-day
This a monthly open mic poetry reading. Sign-in starts at 6:30p and reading starts at 7p. Food and drink are available at the venue. We meet in their community room.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Larry Tyle 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Larry Tyle @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Larry Tyle was born in Portland Oregon, and attended grade and high school there. He Graduated from WOSC with degrees in psychology and fine arts. Retired as a marketing manager for NW Physicians Mutual. Attended workshops by William Stafford, Galway … 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
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature A. Molotkov and Tim on Feb. 12 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio Series … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Feb 14 @ 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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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Abigail Brandt 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Abigail Brandt @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Abigail Brandt is a West Coast native. She has written poetry all her life, guided by occasional workshops and writers conferences, including Squaw Valley. Her poems have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies and have won several awards. … Continue reading
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PORTLAND: “Cambodian Resiliency” Reception 4:00 pm
PORTLAND: “Cambodian Resiliency” Reception @ First Congregational UCC
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Feb 21 @ 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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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Bob Gertzyn 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Bob Gertzyn @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Bob Gersztyn’s written word, interviews and photographs have been published in hundreds of periodicals, newspapers, books, record albums, ezines and websites over the past 3 decades. Bob specializes in music and religion, which inspires him to write free verse on … Continue reading
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LWRS: Jorah LaFleur, Carolyne Wright & Scott Landfield 4:30 pm
LWRS: Jorah LaFleur, Carolyne Wright & Scott Landfield @ River Road Annex
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Lane Writers Reading Series (LWRS) is pleased to feature Seattle poet Carolyne Wright along with Eugene favorites Jorah LaFleur and Scott Landfield for our Feb 2017 event. Refreshments will be available. We’ll also be fundraising in support of Tsunami … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
How to Make Your Dialogue Sing (and Maybe Even Dance) Dialogue can drive conflict. It can indicate intimacy. It can tell a reader volumes about a character. Why not use this writers’ tool for all its worth? Former actor, director, … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Feb 28 @ 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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