Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Terra Incognita 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Terra Incognita @ IKE Box
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Terra Incognita is the second anthology from Bob Hill Publishing, LLC, and like Moments Before Midnight, released in 2018, the subtitle is Oregon Poets Write for Ecological, Social, Political and Economic Justice. Reading their poems from the book will be: … Continue reading
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Book Launch: What She Was Wearing – Shawn Aveningo Sanders 7:00 pm
Book Launch: What She Was Wearing – Shawn Aveningo Sanders @ Annie Bloom's Books
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm
Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland poet Shawn Aveningo Sanders to read from What She Was Wearing. How long can you keep a dark secret before you become completely unraveled? In What She Was Wearing, Sanders uses poetry, prose, and letters to … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Bruce Parker 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Bruce Parker @ IKE Box
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bruce Parker holds a BA in History from the University of Maryland Far East Division, Okinawa, Japan, and an MA in Secondary Education from the University of New Mexico. He has taught English as a second language, worked as a … Continue reading
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Poetic Line Breaks & Punctuation: a generative workshop
Poetic Line Breaks & Punctuation: a generative workshop @ Cozy local home
Jan 11 all-day
Only 8 spots available! To RSVP, email jswilliams1307@gmail.com In this intensive one-day workshop, we will discuss power and tension the right line breaks and punctuation can create in a poem. We will study diverse works that successfully employ commanding breaks … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Nitza M. Hernández López 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Nitza M. Hernández López @ IKE Box
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nitza M. Hernández López has been living in Oregon since 2012, when she retired as a professor from the University of Puerto Rico. She earned a doctorate in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nitza is involved with photography, … Continue reading
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Peregrine Literary Series: Stafford Birthday Celebration with Paulann Petersent 3:00 pm
Peregrine Literary Series: Stafford Birthday Celebration with Paulann Petersent @ Stickman's Pub
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Paulann Petersen reads. Attendees are invited to read a favorite poem by William Stafford.Like this:Like Loading...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Caroline Holm 7:00 am
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Caroline Holm @ IKE Box
Jan 23 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Caroline Holm is a writer, artist and Oregon-transplant. Her work is centered on healing the heart and body with nature and gently guiding others to live in awe of and in tune with the earth in order that they may … Continue reading
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Head for the Hills Poetry Series
Head for the Hills Poetry Series @ Head for the Hills! Featured Poets and Open Mic
Jan 28 – Dec 22 all-day
Head for the Hills is an ongoing Poetry Series with Featured Poets and an Open MIc. We meet the 4th Tuesday night 6pm-7:45 pm. at the Hillsdale Library, 1525 SW Sunset Blvd. Portland, OR.97239 Doors will be open, even if … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Michael Schein 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Michael Schein @ IKE Box
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Michael Schein wrote Liquid Perishable Hazardous (poetry – 2019), John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away (history – 2015), and novels The Killer Poet’s Guide to Immortality by AB Bard (2012), Bones Beneath Our Feet (2011) and Just Deceits … Continue reading
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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. 

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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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