Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Adult Poetry Writing Workshop 2:00 pm
Adult Poetry Writing Workshop @ Goldendale Community Library
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discuss the trials and tribulations of writing poetry with Tod Marshall, the Washington State Poet Laureate. Please sign up on the online calendar at www.fvrl.org or call the library at 509 773-4487Like this:Like Loading...
Poetry Reading with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate 6:00 pm
Poetry Reading with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate @ Goldendale Community Library
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Everyone is invited to hear Tod Marshall talk about poetry, share other people’s poems and read a few of his own.Like this:Like Loading...
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Write Around Portland “Prompt” Spring Writer’s Workshop @ Powell's City of Books
May 3 @ 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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Poetry of the Muslim World 6:00 pm
Poetry of the Muslim World @ White Salmon Valley Community Library
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What colors do Muslims use to describe their world? What feelings? What struggles? Celebrate the power and beauty of poetry written by Muslims with Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate. Bring a poem to read for 5 minutes or less … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring JM.Persánch 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring JM.Persánch @ Barrel & Keg
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
JM.Persánch is a professor, literary, film and cultural critic, editor and writer. He appreciates creative forms as a path to both exploring human nature and better understanding contemporary societies. He has routinely been publishing scholarly papers, poetry and short-stories since … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Martin Doerfler 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Martin Doerfler @ Barrel & Keg
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Martin Doerfler: Native Oregonian and a tad too smug about it. Born in Silverton, grew up (?) in Alfalfa on the desert east of Bend. Retired radio guy. Should be retired motorcycle racer. Inspired by the Beats. In awe of … 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
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Studio Series: Poetry Reading and Open Mic will feature Kristin Berger and Kristin Roedell on May 14 at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, the Studio … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna @ Barrel & Keg
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Efrain Diaz-Horna, a Peruvian by birth, has been writing poetry, painting and drawing since his childhood days. His poetry has been published in Expreso, The Oregonian, The Hispanic News, The National Catholic Reporter, and several newsletters. He is the author … Continue reading
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Peregrine Literary Series 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Lake Oswego Library
May 21 @ 3:00 pm
Poetry and Pulp Non-fiction: John Sibley Williams reads from his latest volume, Disinheritance. Robert Bresky presents his book about local paper mills. Books available for purchase and signing.Like this:Like Loading...
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Conversations With Writers 7:00 pm
Conversations With Writers @ Reedville Presbyterian Church
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Tim Whitsel, who lives near Springfield, Oregon, is a man of many interests – passionate about western rivers, gardening, jazz, bicycling, wine, and words. For six years he directed Windfall, a monthly reading series at the Eugene Public Library. He … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez @ Barrel & Keg
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Franca Hernandez is a photographer, non-fiction, fiction writer, and poet. As a freelance journalism writer, she published articles in Northwest Senior and Boomer News, Oregon Coast magazine, Women’s Journal, Cascades Horseman, Active Northwest, Capital Press, Statesman-Journal, one piece on-line at … 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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