Month: November 2016

Verseweavers 2015: Coming Soon

[gview file=”https://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Verseweavers-2015-front-cover-with-Rogue-River.pdf”] The 2015 volume of Verseweavers should be available in time for the holidays. Watch your mail for it. Extra copies can be ordered under PUBLICATIONS > Verseweavers. Read the full item to preview the cover, a beautiful painting by OPA member Charlotte Abernathy.

Board Minutes November 13, 2016

OPA BOARD MEETING MINUTES November 13, 2016 CONFERENCE EVALUATIONS: The conference format and setting were well received. FINANCIAL STATEMENT: Conference attendance, receipts and expenses increased. The cost of hotel coffee was high. AV costs were unusually high because of the computer audio portion, which was priced separately and was used by just one workshop. About …

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Setting the Fires by Darlene Pagán, reviewed by Carolyn Martin

Setting the Fires by Darlene Pagán Airlie Press, 2015, $15.00 Reviewed by Carolyn Martin When Randall Jarrell defined a poet as someone “who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times,” he could have been describing Darlene Pagán. In Setting the Fires, lightning strikes this …

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NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript: Deadline November 30

If you have a poetry manuscript about ready to go, consider submitting it to The National Federation of State Poetry Societies 2016 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION. Submit 48-70 pages of poetry. First prize is $1,000 + publication + 50 copies. The winner will be invited to read at the June 2017 National Federation convention in …

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NFSPS Seeks Presenters

NFSPS seeks presenters for national database! If you would like to demonstrate the strength of Oregon’s poetry to audiences in other states, please download the form below and send to the address included. [gview file=”https://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/NFSPS-speaker-database.pdf”] This form is permanently located under RESOURCES > NFSPS and Strophes.

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