Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring David Jeffers 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring David Jeffers @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
David, a transplant to Oregon from the southeast, has read his poetry at the Unitarian Universalist churches in Salem and McMinnville and at the Book Bin open mic. His poem, “For a Friend,” was displayed at Willamette University’s “Concert for … Continue reading
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Bi-Lingual Poetry Reading – English and Arabic Co-Sponsored with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Coalition 2:00 pm
Bi-Lingual Poetry Reading – English and Arabic Co-Sponsored with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Coalition @ Ledding Library Pond House
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bi-lingual Poetry Readings Co-sponsored with the Al Mutanabbi Street Coalition Starts Here! Bi-Lingual Poetry Reading – English and Arabic Co-Sponsored with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Coalition Saturday, March 4th, 2017 2-4 PM The Ledding Library Pond House in Milwaukie  Adjacent … Continue reading
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Bi-lingual Poetry Readings Co-sponsored with the Al Mutanabbi Street Coalition Starts Here! 2:00 pm
Bi-lingual Poetry Readings Co-sponsored with the Al Mutanabbi Street Coalition Starts Here! @ Central Multnomah County Library
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bi-lingual Poetry Readings Co-sponsored with the Al Mutanabbi Street Coalition Starts Here! Bi-Lingual Poetry Reading – English and Arabic Co-Sponsored with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Coalition Sunday, March 5th, 2017 2-4 PM Central Multnomah County Library located at 801 SW 10th … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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WHITE SALMON, WA: Hanford: A Conversation – Personal Stories in Poetry & Prose 6:30 pm
WHITE SALMON, WA: Hanford: A Conversation – Personal Stories in Poetry & Prose @ White Salmon Valley Community Library
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact:         Jennifer Hull, Librarian White Salmon Valley Community Library (509) 493-1132 Hanford: A Conversation — Personal Stories in Poetry & Prose The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community library cordially invite the public to join former Washington State Poet … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Juan Cervantes @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Juan Cervantes is currently Executive Director of Espiral Publishing and a long term member of the Silverton Poetry Association. He is a poet and enjoys other creative writing. Cervantes has published a book of his own poetry, Voces de Libertad … Continue reading
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Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic 7:00 pm
Studio Series Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ Stonehenge Studios
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature John Sibley Williams and Anita Sullivan on March 12 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Jon Boisvert 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Jon Boisvert @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jon Boisvert grew up in southeastern Wisconsin & now lives in Oregon. He’s a graduate of the Independent Publishing Resources Center’s certificate program, & of other programs, too. His first book, BORN, is forthcoming on Airlie Press. You can sometimes … Continue reading
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PORTLAND: Writing Poetry of Resistance and Resilience 1:00 pm
PORTLAND: Writing Poetry of Resistance and Resilience @ First Congregational UCC
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Catherine McGuire Reads at Peregrine Series 3:00 pm
Catherine McGuire Reads at Peregrine Series @ Holy Names Heritage Center
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm
Catherine McGuire and A. Molotkov will read at the Peregrine Writers Series, (held on 3rd Sundays). Catherine will read from her new full-length poetry book, “Elegy for the 21st Century”, a theme made more relevant by the recent election. Catherine … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Ariel 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Ariel @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pacific Northwest poet Ariel, is now a full-time poet/writer/artist and a very active participant Open Mics & Spoken Word events in the Willamette Valley. She has been most recently published in MVPA’s Write The Town chapbook & PlatChals’s Travel; past … Continue reading
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Political Poems to Inspire Climate Action 7:30 pm
Political Poems to Inspire Climate Action @ Portland Center for Spiritual Living
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fund Raiser for the “Valve Turners” Legal Defense Fund. Featuring “Poetry as Insurgent Art” and “Dog” by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and other political poems, read by Hester Schell. Climate Activist and Valve Turner Ken Ward will read Emily Johnston and speak … Continue reading
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Author Workshop: Make Meaning Through Metaphor with Kate Gray 10:00 am
Author Workshop: Make Meaning Through Metaphor with Kate Gray @ Write Around Portland office
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore your unique sensibility through the fresh connections you make in your writing. Dig into comparisons between unlike objects, and expand your readers’ minds. In this workshop, you’ll free-write, read and laugh within a community of writers.. Kate Gray’s passion … Continue reading
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Tiel Aisha Ansari, Jeff Fearnside, and Anita Sullivan 4:30 pm
Tiel Aisha Ansari, Jeff Fearnside, and Anita Sullivan @ River Road Annex
Mar 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Lane Writers Reading Series (LWRS) will feature Portland poet Tiel Aisha Ansari, president of the Oregon Poetry Assn.; award-winning Corvallis fiction writer Jeff Fearnside; and multi-genre writer Anita Sullivan of Eugene. Refreshments will be available (donations accepted), and authors … Continue reading
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
How Indie Authors Can Survive & Thrive in the Fast-Changing World Of Publishing Indie does not have to mean alone. In fact, working together toward common goals can help indie authors thrive. Indie presses and self-published authors possess strengths: Creativity, … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Workshop! @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Write Around Portland offers a unique generative workshop called Prompt designed for writers and aspiring writers in the greater Portland area who want to participate in a Write Around workshop and support the communities we traditionally serve who might not … Continue reading
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Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland at Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside, Portland. Session 2: 10 Wednesdays, March 1– May 3, 6:30-8:30 PM. $300 registration fee. … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Ada Molinoff 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Ada Molinoff @ Barrel & Keg
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ada Molinoff’s poems and prose have appeared in literary journals, anthologies, and newspapers. A Salem writer, she studied poetry in Pacific University’s MFA in Writing program and, drawn to long-form memoir, earned her degree in nonfiction. Her reading will include … Continue reading
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One thought on “Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

  1. I used to carry a day planner in my purse to keep track of poetry events, but since I signed up for updates from the Readings and Workshops, I’ve not opened the day planner. Another tree, saved!

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