Month: April 2017

Oregon rocks the Manningham Contest!

Once again, Oregon’s middle and high school students captured awards in the national Manningham Student Poetry Contest, sponsored by NFSPS. Junior Division: grades 6-8 Neve Ann McGuire of Create Solutions Tutoring, Ashland: Second Place   Senior Division: grades 9-12 Gabrielle Cohn of Wilson High School, Portland: Honorable Mention Kaitee Steiert of St. Mary’s Academy, Portland: …

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Everything is Shining By Jan David Madsen, reviewed by Emily Pittman Newberry

Everything is Shining By Jan David Madsen Lulu, 2016, 66 pages, $15 ISBN 978-1329812314 Available at https://www.lulu.com/ Author website: https://zestymumbles.com/ Reviewed by Emily Pittman Newberry When Carolyn Martin sent out a call for poets to write reviews of books, I scanned the list of books on the OPA website and was drawn to Everything is …

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Call for Proposals: 2017 Conference

Please Join Our 2017 Conference as a Presenter! [gview file=”https://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/OPA-call-for-proposals.pdf”] OPA will hold its annual conference at the University Place Hotel owned by Portland State University on the weekend of October 13-15. Emmett Wheatfall headlines as keynote speaker. Friday night festivities include a keynote talk and readings by Emmett and time for an open mic. Saturday includes workshops, lunch, …

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