Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Salem Poetry Festival
Salem Poetry Festival @ Salem OR
Sep 8 – Sep 13 all-day
2019 SALEM POETRY FESTIVAL Join us for the second annual Salem Poetry Festival featuring six events from Sunday September 8 through Friday September 13. Eleanor Berry and Jean Dick Book Launch 7:00 pm, Sunday, September 8 Chemeketa Community College; 4000 … Continue reading
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Art Center East—Writing Project 7:00 pm
Art Center East—Writing Project @ Art Center East
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
Featured Reader: David Axelrod David Axelrod’s second collection of nonfiction, The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence was published by Oregon State University Press in the spring of 2019. His eighth collection of poems, The Open Hand, appeared recently … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Favorite Poem Project 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring the Favorite Poem Project @ IKE Box
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The featured reader is you! This reading will be part of the Favorite Poem Project, started by Robert Pinsky, the former US poet laureate. Everyone is invited to bring your favorite poem and a story of why it is important … Continue reading
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TEA & POETRY 11:00 am
TEA & POETRY @ Sisters Farmers Market at Fir Street Park in Sisters, Oregon
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for Tea & Poetry Day! Join a free poetry playshop with Krayna Castelbaum. Celebrate the senses with tea tastings & tea blendings thanks to Mountain Rose Herbs & Metolius Tea. Listen to the dulcet tones of Sisters Ukulele … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Miller 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Miller @ IKE Box
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Miller is founder of Portland Ars Poetica, an ongoing literary poetry workshop. His poetry has appeared in River Heron Review, catheXis northwest press, The Esthetic Apostle, in the 9Bridges anthology Over Land and Rising, and in Glass Facets of … Continue reading
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Poetry of Place: an intensive poetry workshop
Poetry of Place: an intensive poetry workshop @ Home
Sep 28 all-day
To register or ask questions, email John at jswilliams1307@gmail.com SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 @ 10am-4pm $150 Only 8 spots available! In this intensive one-day workshop, we will discuss how natural and constructed landscapes affect our identities and shape our writing. We … Continue reading
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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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