Laura LeHew: Is It Hot In Here Or Is it Just Me?: Women Over Forty Write on Aging

I am excited and honored and pleased as punch to have 3 poems in this anthology —

Is It Hot In Here Or Is it Just Me?: Women Over Forty Write on Aging Paperback – December 15, 2019

by Janette Schafer (Author), Wendy Scott (Author), Holly Spencer (Author), Nina Padolf (Editor)

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Oregon Poet Wins Award – Is set to Judge International Contest

Oregon Poet Adam Levon Brown has won the 2019 Blue Nib Chapbook Award. Out of nearly 450 entries, his chapbook, “Incidents” placed first. As well as the award, Brown was allotted 500 Euros as his prize.

In the same week, Brown was named the judge of the 2019 Into the Void Magazine Poetry Prize Contest. The contest opens on November 1st internationally.

Carolyn Martin Launches a New Collection

Carolyn Martin is happy to announce the launch of her latest poetry collection, A Penchant for Masquerades (Unsolicited Press, 2019).

Celebrate with her at

The Milwaukie Poetry Series
March 13, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Ledding Library Pond House
2215 SE Harrison Street
Milwaukie, OR

From the universal to the personal, the formal to the experimental, this collection takes an unflinching look at the fluidity of truth, time, identity, history, death, and relationships.