Member News Digest

We love hearing about, passing on news about, and reading about our OPA members having poems published in literary journals, in zines, on web sites, and as a consequence of winning a contest. Please let us know where we can find your most recent publications, and use this page as a guide to the publications where OPA member’s poems appear!

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 OPA Member News

  • Posted: July 8, 2015

    Joan Maiers

    The Spring issue of Green Living Journal published my poem “Handling Change in Old Town”.



  • Posted: June 5, 2015

    Nancy Flynn

    Nancy Flynn’s first book-length poetry collection, Every Door Recklessly Ajar, was published by Cayuga Lake Books of Ithaca, New York in June 2015.



  • Posted: June 3, 2015

    Gail Denham

    “Duet” poem published in Sylvan (Pennsylvania); Pegasus (Kentucky State Poetry Soc.) two poems; a photo of mine used on cover of Prize Poems anthology (Pennsyl. Poetry Society); Pennessence (Pennsyl.) one poem; poem in Texas 2016 Calendar, “Truth on the Wind”, cento; won 2nd prize in Galaxy Verse contest; Well Versed anthology using two poems (Columbia Writers Guild); Sin Fronteras (Writers Without Borders) using ekphrastic poem. Springfield Writers Guild, using poems and short story.



  • Posted: May 15, 2015

    Katie Eberhart

    Nature Journaling Workshops at Deschutes Land Trust Preserves

    Please join writer, Katie Eberhart, and other Deschutes Land Trust naturalists, to hike and write in several of central Oregon’s most interesting nature preserves. We’ll discuss wildflowers and plants, and work on writing that captures the experience of all our senses as well as digging into our own memories.

    May 31, 2015: Nature Journaling at Whychus Canyon Preserve

    June 6, 2015: Nature Journaling at Indian Ford Meadow Preserve

    July 25, 2015: Nature Journaling at Metolius Preserve

    These workshops are free but sign-up is required. Register online or by telephone with the Deschutes Land Trust: (541) 330-0017.

    Workshops are limited to ten participants and registration opens one month prior to the workshop date.

    Katie Eberhart is a Bend area poet and writer, and an Oregon Master Naturalist. Her works include the chapbook “Unbound: Alaska Poems” as well as other poems and essays. Katie blogs about nature and literature at https://solsticelight.wordpress.com. She also conducted writing workshops at Deschutes Land Trust preserves in 2014.



  • Posted: February 28, 2015

    Shawn Aveningo

    February 28, 2015, 2:20 pm
    Shawn Aveningo
    Member news item: Thank you to Emmanuel Sigauke for featuring five of my poems in the Munyori Literary Journal, last month. You can visit the direct link below to read “Born Where Men Go To Die”, “Shape-Shifting”, “Last Call”, “Citizen’s Mistress” and “And the Question Is…”. Please feel free to comment or share.
    http://munyori.org/poetry/poems-by-shawn-aveningo/#comment-1888



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