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Adult Poetry Writing Workshop 2:00 pm
Adult Poetry Writing Workshop @ Goldendale Community Library
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discuss the trials and tribulations of writing poetry with Tod Marshall, the Washington State Poet Laureate. Please sign up on the online calendar at www.fvrl.org or call the library at 509 773-4487Like this:Like Loading...
Poetry Reading with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate 6:00 pm
Poetry Reading with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate @ Goldendale Community Library
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Everyone is invited to hear Tod Marshall talk about poetry, share other people’s poems and read a few of his own.Like this:Like Loading...
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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Poetry of the Muslim World 6:00 pm
Poetry of the Muslim World @ White Salmon Valley Community Library
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What colors do Muslims use to describe their world? What feelings? What struggles? Celebrate the power and beauty of poetry written by Muslims with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate. Bring a poem to read for 5 minutes or less … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring JM.Persánch 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring JM.Persánch @ Barrel & Keg
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
JM.Persánch is a professor, literary, film and cultural critic, editor and writer. He appreciates creative forms as a path to both exploring human nature and better understanding contemporary societies. He has routinely been publishing scholarly papers, poetry and short-stories since … Continue reading
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Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) 12:00 am
Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) @ City of Eugene
May 5 @ 12:00 am
Wordcrafters seeks short writing from local writers, reflecting on life in Eugene–-past, present, or future! All writers are welcome–published, unpublished, professional, amateur, any age. Selected poetry will be featured in the new generation of Step Into Poetry, a series exhibited … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Martin Doerfler 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Martin Doerfler @ Barrel & Keg
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Martin Doerfler: Native Oregonian and a tad too smug about it. Born in Silverton, grew up (?) in Alfalfa on the desert east of Bend. Retired radio guy. Should be retired motorcycle racer. Inspired by the Beats. In awe of … Continue reading
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Big Wave Poetry Fest
Big Wave Poetry Fest @ Florence Events Center
May 12 all-day
Spoken Word Poetry Contest. Cash prizes: 1st-$500, 2nd- $250, Best in category: Humor ($100), Nature ($100), Personal Reflections ($100), and Social Commentary ($100) $15 entry fee. Limit- 30 poets. Sign up at www.fraaoregon.org under Big Wave Poetry Fest.Like this:Like Loading...
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Kristin Berger and Kristin Roedell on May 14 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 … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna @ Barrel & Keg
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Efrain Diaz-Horna, a Peruvian by birth, has been writing poetry, painting and drawing since his childhood days. His poetry has been published in Expreso, The Oregonian, The Hispanic News, The National Catholic Reporter, and several newsletters. He is the author … Continue reading
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Call for Poems: Current Political Situation
Call for Poems: Current Political Situation @ Bob Hill Publishing
May 20 all-day
We are calling for Oregon poets to submit their work to Bob Hill Publishing, Inc. for be considered for inclusion in a collection of poetry. All profits after publisher’s expenses are met, will be donated to benefit the work of … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez @ Barrel & Keg
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Franca Hernandez is a photographer, non-fiction, fiction writer, and poet. As a freelance journalism writer, she published articles in Northwest Senior and Boomer News, Oregon Coast magazine, Women’s Journal, Cascades Horseman, Active Northwest, Capital Press, Statesman-Journal, one piece on-line at … Continue reading
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Call for poems — Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology (Deadline May 31, 2017)
Call for poems — Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology (Deadline May 31, 2017) @ World Enough Writers Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology
May 31 all-day
Beer, Wine, & Spirits Poetry Anthology edited by James Bertolino to be published by World Enough Writers. See website for details. http://worldenoughwriters.com/BeerWineAndSpirits.htm (Deadline May 31, 2017)Like this:Like Loading...

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12:00 am Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) @ City of Eugene
Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) @ City of Eugene
May 5 @ 12:00 am
Wordcrafters seeks short writing from local writers, reflecting on life in Eugene–-past, present, or future! All writers are welcome–published, unpublished, professional, amateur, any age. Selected poetry will be featured in the new generation of Step Into Poetry, a series exhibited … Continue reading