Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Merry Clarkster 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Merry Clarkster @ IKE Box
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Merry Clarkster is a fictional, truth-telling character, in the tradition of Raven, Brer Rabbit, and Alice in Wonderland. His hobbies include creating shade. He learns from worms. His poetic influences are Presbyterian hymns, Jack Kerouac, Red Skelton, and Robert Frost. … Continue reading
The Poeming Pigeon: Sports – Book Launch Celebration & Reading 2:00 pm
The Poeming Pigeon: Sports – Book Launch Celebration & Reading @ Pond House
May 4 @ 2:00 pm
The Milwaukie Poetry Series and The Poetry Box present a reading to celebrate the launch of the 8th issue of The Poeming Pigeon: SPORTS. Featured Readers: Brittney Corrigan • Sharon Wood Wortman • Kris Demien Penelope Scambly Schott • Margaret … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tia Borkowski 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Tia Borkowski @ IKE Box
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tia Borkowski moved to Salem in 2009 to be with her husband, a local musician. She has fallen in love with the area and enjoys exploring the Valley in her free time. Borkowski’s poetry draws from her life with chronic … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Claggett Creek Middle School Poetry Club 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Claggett Creek Middle School Poetry Club @ IKE Box
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These youth LOVE reading, writing and performing poetry! Local poet and author Penina Ava Taesali teaches creative writing and spoken word using writing prompts, theater exercises, ice breakers and games for the Claggett Creek Middle School Poetry Club based in … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Rebecca Smolen 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Rebecca Smolen @ IKE Box
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rebecca Smolen is a writer based in Portland transplanted from New Hampshire in 2014. She grew up on a dead-end road exploring drainage pipes and pond life. You can find her writing in the Unchaste Anthology Vol. 2 & 3, … Continue reading
Peregrine Literary Series 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series @ Stickman's Brew Pub
May 26 @ 3:00 pm
Enjoy pub menu or libations while two local authors present their latest books. Marian Pierce, university instructor, reads from Finding Land: Stories of Japan, and Armin Tolentino, author and non-profit board member reads selections from We Meant to Bring It … Continue reading
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Doug Stone 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Doug Stone @ IKE Box
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Doug Stone lives in Albany, Oregon. He has been a social worker, policy analyst, and consultant on public policy issues. He has written two poetry collections, The Season of Distress and Clarity and The Moon’s Soul Shimmering on the Water. … Continue reading
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