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Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland 6:30 pm
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland @ Powell’s City of Books
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm
Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! 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 … Continue reading
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 2:00 am
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 @ International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018
Feb 1 @ 2:00 am – May 27 @ 2:00 am
The 12th International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 is seeking talented poets from all over the world. Judge – Sally Spedding. Cash prizes and publication in a future anthology. All details, rules, entry etc. on our website.Like this:Like Loading...
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Jan 30 – Jun 1 all-day
Dear State President/NFSPS State Society, As sponsor and Director of the GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, for the past several years I have made it a point to contact all State Presidents for whom an email address is available through … Continue reading
The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2018
The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2018 @ The Poetry Box
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
Announcing our NEW Chapbook Contest for 2018. Open to writers residing in the United States. Winners will receive $200 plus 20 copies of their published chapbook. All Details and Guidelines at http://thepoetrybox.com/chapbook-contest-2018Like this:Like Loading...
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Michael Smith 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Michael Smith @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Michael Smith wrote a daily blog poem for 13 years and recently completed his autobiography. He lives on a farm in Silverton with his partner Carol Storke and enjoys publishing books by himself and others. Find us in the back … Continue reading
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Portland: Robert Hass reads at Lewis and Clark College 6:00 pm
Portland: Robert Hass reads at Lewis and Clark College @ Lewis and Clark College, Council Chambers
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Portland, Ore. — Prize-winning poet Robert Hass will give a poetry reading at 6 p.m. on February 6 in Lewis & Clark’s Council Chambers. The reading is free and open to the public. Hass’s poetry reflects his passion for nature … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Jade Rosina McCutcheon 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Jade Rosina McCutcheon @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jade Rosina McCutcheon holds a Doctorate of Creative Arts and is currently finishing a 2nd PhD in feminist film studies. Her publications include book, Awakening the Performing Body, Embodied Consciousness Performance Technologies, eight chapters in edited, peer reviewed volumes, several … Continue reading
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Poets of Oregon’s South Coast
Poets of Oregon’s South Coast @ North Bend Public Library
Feb 10 all-day
Five poets with history on the South Coast of Oregon will read poetry and answer questions. The Poets are Erik Muller, John Noland, Gary Lark, Barbara Drake and Joy McDowell. The event is from 2-4 pm on February 10, 2018 … Continue reading
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Applegate Poets: For the Love of Poetry 2:00 pm
Applegate Poets: For the Love of Poetry @ Applegate Library
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Applegate Poets, including OPA members Joan Peterson, H Ní Aódagaín, and Lisa E Baldwin, read from their own works. A book table featuring Applegate Poets’ works will be available. Refreshments provided.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Luna Flores 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Luna Flores @ Barrel & keg
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Luna Flores was born in Mexico City. A technological and literature student, she participated in literary writing workshops at the Museo Universitario del Chopo in Mexico City. She began writing poetry when there were no more tears to mourn the … Continue reading
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Peregrine Literary Series 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Stickmen's Brewery
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm
Regional authors, Janice Rubin and Leah Stenson, present their latest publications in this family-friendly, accessible venue. Books available for purchase and signing. Hosted by Joan Maiers. Free and open to the public. Donations of canned goods, cash collected for local … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tim Whitsel and Kelly Terwilliger 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tim Whitsel and Kelly Terwilliger @ Barrel & Keg
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TIM WHITSEL lives on a 100-year floodplain outside Springfield, Oregon. He is passionate about western rivers, gardening, jazz, bicycling, wine and words. For six years Tim directed Windfall, a monthly reading series at the Eugene Public Library. He won first … Continue reading
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Silverton 18th Annual Poetry Festival 7:00 pm
Silverton 18th Annual Poetry Festival @ Multiple Venues: Oregon Gardens Gordon House; Silverton Library; Mt. Angel Abbey Library and Bookstore; White Steeple Gallery, Borland Gallery
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm
Several readings and discussions featuring Oregon and Washington poets (see website for more info)Like this:Like Loading...
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2017 AGELESS AUTHORS SENIOR WRITING CONTEST
2017 AGELESS AUTHORS SENIOR WRITING CONTEST
Feb 28 all-day
Ageless Authors, is a nationwide publishing project exclusively for writers age 65 and older, and invites your members to participate in our 2017 writing contest now underway. The emphasis last year was on form, perfecting essays, short stories and poetry. … Continue reading
Poetry in Motion: VCWC Annual Poetry Contest
Poetry in Motion: VCWC Annual Poetry Contest @ Ventura County Writers Club annual poetry contest
Feb 28 all-day
Poets are invited to submit to our 17th annual poetry contest. We are accepting all genres and subjects of poetry (but no more than 31 lines including the title). Our club has been around since 1933 and the winners are … Continue reading

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Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest – 2018
Feb 3 all-day
Dear State President/NFSPS State Society, As sponsor and Director of the GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, for the past several years I have made it a point to contact all State Presidents for whom an email address is available through … Continue reading
The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2018 @ The Poetry Box
The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2018 @ The Poetry Box
Feb 3 all-day
Announcing our NEW Chapbook Contest for 2018. Open to writers residing in the United States. Winners will receive $200 plus 20 copies of their published chapbook. All Details and Guidelines at http://thepoetrybox.com/chapbook-contest-2018Like this:Like Loading...
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12:00 am Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland @ Powell’s City of Books
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland @ Powell’s City of Books
Feb 3 @ 12:00 am – Feb 4 @ 12:00 am
Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! 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 … Continue reading
12:00 am International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 @ International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018
International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 @ International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018
Feb 3 @ 12:00 am – Feb 4 @ 12:00 am
The 12th International Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 is seeking talented poets from all over the world. Judge – Sally Spedding. Cash prizes and publication in a future anthology. All details, rules, entry etc. on our website.Like this:Like Loading...