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Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Open for Submissions 12:00 am
Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Open for Submissions
Jun 1 @ 12:00 am
Dear Friend of the Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, in partnership with the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, MN: Just a brief note—although I know some of you are already aware from internet or other sources—our Sonnet Contest for … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring David Hargreaves 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring David Hargreaves @ Barrel & Keg
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
David Hargreaves is a poet/linguist whose work appears in a range of publications including Hubbub, Passages North, Poets/Artists, Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Pacifica Literary Review, Newah Vijñana, and The Art of Angling. His translation, The Blossoms of Sixty-Four Sunsets, poems … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Phil McCorkle 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Phil McCorkle @ Barrel & Keg
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Phil McCorkle has been a writer much of his life. Most recently published in a Statesman Journal column over the course of two years, he has also written and edited more than a dozen newsletters related to his work, written … 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
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Judy Rowe Michaels and Elizabeth Woody on June 11 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tim Pfau 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tim Pfau @ Barrel & Keg
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tim Pfau is a retired EMT, Auditor and Union Organizer who now watches grandchildren and tells stories in Salem, Oregon. A former Board Member of the Oregon Poetry Association, his poems have appeared in journals, newspapers, anthologies, radio and mixed-media … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Dawn Diaz Willis 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Dawn Diaz Willis @ Barrel & Keg
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dawn Diez Willis holds an MFA from U of O. Her work has appeared in Iowa Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. Her collaborative visual art & poetry book with artist Ann Kresge is forthcoming. Dawn’s book, Still Life with Judas … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Caroline Allen: The Art of Storytelling: What is your Personal Mythology? How to excavate the pivotal stories of our lives to write memoir and novels. Caroline Allen worked as a newsroom journalist in Tokyo and London and a travel writer … Continue reading
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SPRINGFIELD: OPA Sponsors Oregon Conversation Project with Jason Graham 4:30 pm
SPRINGFIELD: OPA Sponsors Oregon Conversation Project with Jason Graham @ Library Meeting Room at Springfield City Hall
Jun 28 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
“Creativity, Vulnerability and Art:” A Conversation Project event with poet and Rise Up International art ambassador Jason Graham (Mosley Wotta) Does art build a better world? In the first adult summer reading event at Springfield Public Library, discuss what we … Continue reading
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2017 NFSPS Convention
2017 NFSPS Convention @ Fort Worth, TX
Jun 29 – Jul 2 all-day
Enjoy Poetry and Sunshine at the 2017 NFSPS Convention The 2017 National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) Convention will be held June 29 – July 2 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hosted by the Poetry Society of Texas at the … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Poetry Exchange Event 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Poetry Exchange Event @ Barrel & Keg
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This day’s featured reader is YOU AND SOMEONE ELSE. Bring a poem to share, there will be an extra sign-up sheet. Before the reading begins everyone who signed up for the poetry exchange will hand their poem to someone else … Continue reading
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OREGON CITY: THE LIBRARIES LIGHTING OUR LIVES 1:00 pm
OREGON CITY: THE LIBRARIES LIGHTING OUR LIVES @ Oregon City Library
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CELEBRATE AN ICONIC OREGON LIBRARY In 1842 the first Oregon City Library opened. For 175 years, a library has been the hub of community life in Oregon City. For one hundred and seventy five years! The newly expanded Oregon City … Continue reading

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7:00 pm Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Judy Rowe Michaels and Elizabeth Woody on June 11 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the … Continue reading