Month: May 2015

Katie Eberhart

Nature Journaling Workshops at Deschutes Land Trust Preserves Please join writer, Katie Eberhart, and other Deschutes Land Trust naturalists, to hike and write in several of central Oregon’s most interesting nature preserves. We’ll discuss wildflowers and plants, and work on writing that captures the experience of all our senses as well as digging into our own memories. May …

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New NFSPS Contest Chair from Oregon

OPA member Charlotte Abernathy of Ashland has accepted appointment as National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) Contest Chair, beginning her duties with the 2016 contest. Next year, OPA members can send their NFSPS contest entries to Charlotte right here in Oregon. Congratulations Charlotte! Find more information about NFSPS including the June 2015 National Convention, …

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Oregon Poetry Association Spring 2015 Contest Winners Announced

The OPA Spring 2015 Poetry Contest had seven categories, many entries, and three dozen winner and honorable mention poems. The contest results are posted on the Spring 2015 Contest Winners page. The contest winners’ page also includes judge’s comments about the category and poems. Spring 2015 Contest categories and judges: 1) Poet’s Choice, limit 80 …

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Oregon Poetry Association – Spring 2015 Contest Winners

Oregon Poetry Association Spring 2015 Contest Winners  OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered for sharing their work.   1) Poet’s Choice. Judge: Maxine Scates 1st Place: “Provenance” by Karen McPherson, Eugene 2nd Place: “Plea for Understanding” by Helen Sina, Lihue, Hawaii 3rd Place: “Degeneration” by Meagan Johanson, …

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