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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  • Posted: July 23, 2016

    How to Publish the Full-length Poetry Manuscript – Willa Schneberg

    On Sun. August 14th, from 3 – 4pm, Willa Schneberg will be discussing “How to Publish the Full Length Poetry Manuscript” at the Williamette Writers Conference at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. If you can’t attend the whole conference, you can sign-up for Sunday only. Here is the link to her presentation:

  • Posted: June 20, 2016

    Flesh of the Sun: Life Above the Ground by Barbara Blanks

    Barbara Blanks is pleased to announce the publication of her new book, available in both paperback and eBook editions. For more information about this and her other books, please go to Barb is president/editor of “A Galaxy of Verse,” and has been published in a variety of venues.

  • Posted: June 18, 2016

    Books Published / Nancy Carol Moody

    I’m happy to announce that my full-length collection, “The House of Nobody Home,” was published in May, 2016, by FutureCycle Press.

    Also, “Mermaid,” an 8-poem chapbook, was issued in June, 2016, from Tiger’s Eye Press.

  • Posted: June 12, 2016

    Accepting Submissions for Music Themed Issue of The Poeming Pigeon thru June 30

    Let’s face it; we all walk to the beat of a different drummer. So let’s celebrate the individual soundtracks of our lives.

    For our fourth issue of The Poeming Pigeon, we are seeking original poems that explore the topic of music—every style, every genre—from Bolero to Brown-Eyed Girl.

    What song triggers an unexpected walk down memory lane when you hear it on the radio? Write a sonnet based on your ‘desert-island’ playlist? Remember that old mix-tape your sweetheart made for you in high-school? Were you a rock star? Were you a groupie? Got the soul of a singer, but not the voice? Here’s your chance …

    Crank up the stereo and send us your best music-inspired poetry!

    Find details & guidelines at
    (Submissions only through Submittable)

  • Posted: March 22, 2016

    Christopher M. Wicks self-publishes volume of sonnets

    Christopher M. Wicks of Silverton, having attained the number of three hundred sixty-five in the number of sonnets which he has written since he began experimenting with them at the age of eighteen, has self-published a volume containing all of them, in chronological order of composition. His book is available for $20, including domestic postage fees, for those who will write to him at 101 Jade Hills Dr., Silverton, OR 97381-2203.

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