Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Franca Hernandez @ IKE Box
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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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Writing Workshop with Richard Blanco
Writing Workshop with Richard Blanco @ Talent Public Library
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Chautauqua Poets & Writers and Southern Oregon University present this unique opportunity for adult writers to work with 2013 inaugural poet Richard Blanco in a small workshop setting over two days: Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Space … Continue reading
“Think & Drink” with Richard Blanco 6:00 pm
“Think & Drink” with Richard Blanco @ Grizzly Peak Winery
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a conversation with 2013 Inaugural poet Richard Blanco! Think & Drink is an onstage conversation series with Oregon Humanities that explores provocative ideas and fresh perspectives. Like this:Like Loading...
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Poetry Reading with Richard Blanco 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading with Richard Blanco @ Mountain Avenue Theater (Ashland High School campus)
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear 2013 Inaugural poet Richard Blanco read his work and discuss his ideas and perspectives! 7-9 p.m.Like this:Like Loading...
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Art Center East-Writing Project 7:00 pm
Art Center East-Writing Project @ Art Center East
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Reading presentation by Nathan Lowe. Nate Lowe is a writer, teacher, and college administrator. His work has appeared in such journals as Ascent, South Dakota Review, Blood Orange Review, Beecher’s Magazine, and The Chattahoochee Review. In addition, his creative essays … Continue reading
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Montgomery Reading and Free Workshop at The Dalles 6:00 pm
Montgomery Reading and Free Workshop at The Dalles @ The Dalles Art Center
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
At 6:500, Judith Montgomery will offer a one-hour workshop focusing on the challenges of writing about family; at 7 pm she will read from and talk about her two new books, “Litany for Wound and Bloom,” and her prize-winning narrative … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring ryan boyland 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring ryan boyland @ IKE Box
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ryan Boyland is a writer based out of Omaha, Nebraska. His work addresses issues of identity, love, and death. And stars. Because they’re cool. His goal through performance is to touch minds and hearts around the world, and considers it … Continue reading
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Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam – Day Events 1:00 pm
Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam – Day Events @ Multnomah County Central Library
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry Slam is a two day Poetry festival and competition. At Multnomah Country Central Library, we are having affinity mics so that marginalized people in our community are given a platform to speak to their experiences.Like this:Like Loading...
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Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam – Day Events 1:00 pm
Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam – Day Events @ Multnomah County Central Library
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poetry Slam is a two day Poetry festival and competition. At Multnomah County Central, we are having affinity mics so that marginalized people in our community are given a platform to speak to their experiences.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Phil McCorkle 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Phil McCorkle @ IKE Box
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phil McCorkle pairs his poems with photos he has taken. Photos will be projected on a screen during the reading. Phil has been a writer much of his life. Most recently published in a regular Statesman Journal column which ran … Continue reading
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Writing Through It: A Celebration and Reading 6:00 pm
Writing Through It: A Celebration and Reading @ Multnomah County Central Library
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Celebrate a year of Writing Through It and listen to poetry and prose by the writers who have attended the program. Writing Through It provides a space for creative expression for people experiencing houselessness or anyone who has experienced rough … Continue reading
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POETRY OF PLACE: A FOUR-CLASS GENERATIVE CRITIQUE WORKSHOP with John Sibley Williams
POETRY OF PLACE: A FOUR-CLASS GENERATIVE CRITIQUE WORKSHOP with John Sibley Williams @ Cozy home in Alameda/Beaumont neighborhood
Jul 31 – Aug 28 all-day
POETRY OF PLACE: A FOUR-CLASS GENERATIVE CRITIQUE WORKSHOP with John Sibley Williams TIMING: WEDNESDAYS AT 6:45-9PM July 31, August 7, August 14, August 28 LOCATION: Cozy home in Alameda/Beaumont neighborhood (address provided to confirmed students) PRICE: $200 for four-class workshop … Continue reading

The Disclaimer: OPA does not guarantee the information in this calendar to be complete or accurate so be sure to call, e-mail, or check the event’s web site for the most current information.

To submit items for this calendar, please click  the “Post Your Event” button at the top of the calendar and enter the information about your event. Please be sure to select the appropriate Category on the calendar input form. After filling in the “Post Your Event” form, click the “Submit Form” button at the bottom of the screen (if you’re using a laptop or tablet, you may need to scroll down to see the “Submit Form” button).

Note on repeating events: If you are submitting a regularly scheduled weekly or monthly event (such as an Open Mic or a Workshop series), please include in the title something like “every (day of the week)” or “every month on (day of the week)”. Also, when appropriate (such as for a Workshop series), check the box for “End Date” and enter the “end date”. When the event is approved for posting, we will make sure it shows up as a repeating event for two or three months, or until the specified ending date. 

For Readings, we recommend that you submit each event separately so that you can include more about that specific event, including names and bios of the featured poets. 

If you have any questions, please contact the calendar coordinator.

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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