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: June 21, 2018

    NFSPS Contest Results Posted

    The 2018 Encore from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies is available now at Amazon. Look for winning poems by OPA’s very own President, Lisa Baldwin!

    Winners also listed on NFSPS’ website.



  • Posted: May 15, 2018

    Nancy Christopherson

    “Water as Much as Anything,” “Migrants Immigrants Welcome,” “Greater Good,” and “At the Human Test Site” recently published in MOMENTS BEFORE MIDNIGHT, Oregon Poets Write for Ecological, Social, Political, and Economic Justice, an anthology by Bob Hill Publishing, edited by Amalie Rush Hill.



  • Posted: May 8, 2018

    Lana Hechtman Ayers’ The Dead Boy Sings in Heaven just released.

    On the anniversary of her brother’s 9/11 illness-related death, Lana Hechtman Ayers releases a collection of poems dedicated to her brother, The Dead Boy Sings in Heaven. Available from independent booksellers and online.



  • Posted: April 3, 2018

    OPA Presents Poetry at the Portland Central Library

    OPA Reads Poetry
    Multnomah County Library
    Central Library
    US Bank Room
    April 17th 5:30-7:30

     



  • Posted: March 22, 2018

    Rachel Barton launches third issue of Willawaw Journal

    Spring 2018 Issue 3 is now “live” and ready for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy a wealth of fine art from Leslie Green, Judith Sander, Kathy Jederlinich and others. Poetry abounds from near and far: South Africa, Wales, Australia, and 14 states in the US. You will find several NW poets including Paulann Petersen, Sue Fagalde Lick, Penelope Schott, and Marjorie Power plus many others. Have a good read! willawawjournal.com (Cover art by Leslie Green)

    You can hear a selection of the second and third issues at the Barrel and Keg, April 26, 7:00 p.m with the editors and other readers from Salem and Corvallis.



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