Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Speaking Peace Poets 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Speaking Peace Poets @ IKE Box
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The first Thursday of 2019 will feature poets from the chapbook “Speaking Peace: Poems for Salem from the Salem Peace Mosaic.” Copies of the chapbook and that Save the Salem Peace Mosaic t-shirts, tote bags, etc. will be sold at … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Diane Corson 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Diane Corson @ IKE Box
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Inspired by the PNW as a transplant, Diane Corson’s poetry slants towards surrealism and the spirit of nature. She is a board member for the Oregon Poetry Association and a co-curator for Free Range Poetry. Diane has three chapbooks and … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring V. Falcón Vázquez 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring V. Falcón Vázquez @ IKE Box
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
V. Falcón Vázquez was born in León, Guanajuato, México. She emigrated to the United States at the age of seven. She started writing short stories at the age of twelve and discovered the love for poetry two years later. In … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Hudson Schweirkert 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Hudson Schweirkert @ IKE Box
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hudson Schweikert has lived in a number of places but most of his life has been rural. Schweikert went from the backwoods of the deep south to sitting on a houseboat with Alan Watts. It’s been a great life but … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Van Dreal 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring John Van Dreal @ IKE Box
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A third generation Van Dreal artist, John began creative endeavors such as painting and writing at age 7. He earned his formal education in fine art and educational psychology, maintaining careers in both fields while writing in his spare time. … 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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