Month: July 2017

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

Conference Dates: October 13th, 14th, 15th Emmett Wheatfall headlines as keynote speaker. Workshops, readings, open mic and more! Conference Location: University Place Hotel, Portland 310 SW Lincoln Street Portland, OR 97201 Reserve your room before September 13th and mention the Oregon Poetry Association to get the group rate: $84.00 per night plus 15.3% tax and …

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No Acute Distress by Jennifer Richter, reviewed by Tiah Lindner Raphael

No Acute Distress by Jennifer Richter Southern Illinois University Press ISBN-13 #978-0809334827 2016, 67 pp, $15.95 Author website: www.jenniferrichterpoet.com Reviewed by Tiah Lindner Raphael From Disease to Ease: Transforming Pain into Resilience Jennifer Richter’s second full-length collection, No Acute Distress, was published in 2016 by Southern Illinois University Press as part of the Crab Orchard Series in …

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OPA Board Meeting and Retreat, June 17th 2017

  L to R: Tiel Aisha Ansari, Dick Cameron, Shirley Marc, Penina Taesali, Joy McDowell, Lynn Otto, Susan Clayton-Goldner, Lisa Baldwin   Photo: Jack Christman       OREGON POETRY ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING/RETREAT Saturday June 17, 2017 at Shirley Marc’s home. Those attending: Tiel, Lynn, Susan, Dick, Shirley, Joy, Lisa, Penina *Dorothy Blackcrow has resigned …

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OPA Fall Contest Opens for Submission July 15th

Deadline September 1st 2017 Limit: one poem per category. Spaces between stanzas do not count as lines. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be published on the OPA website and in OPA’s annual anthology, Verseweavers   Categories Limit: one entry per category.   1) Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form. Judge: Joe …

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