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: January 26, 2018

    Diane Corson and Dale Champlin in Squid

    Diane Corson and Dale Champlin both have poems coming out in Squid, published by the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita.

  • Posted: January 26, 2018

    Free Range Poetry

    OPA Membership Co-chair Diane Corson and OPA member John Miller host Free Range Poetry February 5, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM.   Free Range Poetry is a monthly, first-Monday event held at the NW Multnomah County Library, 2300 NW Thurman St. in Portland. Free Range Poetry is committed to provide poetry readings that inspire and yet are accessible to the public. Signups will open at 5:45 PM, and the open mic will last until 7:30 PM.

  • Posted: January 16, 2018

    A Review of Tricia Knoll’s newest book of poetry, Broadfork Farm

    Sandra Knauf, editor at Greenwoman Publishing, posted her review of Broadfork Farm on her blog, Flora’s Forum today at

  • Posted: January 2, 2018

    Everywhere I Find Myself by Leah Stenson

    Leah Stenson’s full-length book of narrative poetry, Everywhere I Find Myself, was published by Turning Point Books, an imprint of WordTech Communications, in December of 2017.

  • Posted: December 7, 2017

    God of the Beetle by veRONIca Jackson

    veRONIca Jackson’s poem God of the Beetle won 3rd place in the Humorous category of the Fall 2017 Ina Coolbrith Circle, (California) poetry contest in November. Other poems published in November issue of Brevities A Mini-Mag of Minimalist Poems, editor Joyce Odam, 2432 48th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95822-3809, where short poems contributions are welcome. Poem Sunflower was published in Modesto, Ca. Fall, 2017 issue of Song of the San Joaquin quarterly.

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