Month: October 2018

OPA Congratulates Fall 2018 Contest Winners!

Oregon Poetry Association Fall 2018 Contest Winners   OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered for sharing their work.   www.wordpress-687676-2268923.cloudwaysapps.com     Poet’s Choice — Jennifer Richter, Judge 1st Place: “Dream: At the Beach” by Robin Rosen Chang, Westfield, NJ 2nd Place: “Colors of My Mother” …

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Board Minutes, October 15th 2018

Oregon Poetry Association Board Meeting                           October 15, 2018   Present: Shirley, Lynn, Charles, Jennifer, Erik, Alan, Bruce, Stella, Diane   Minutes approved of OPA Board meeting on September 30.   President’s Report: Shirley referred the Board to SKYPE protocols for use in our meetings; she asked that any committee notify her when it starts …

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Board Minutes, September 30th, 2018

September 30, 2018 Minutes of OPA Board Post-Conference Meeting Present: Jennifer Rood, Charles Castle, Bruce Parker, Diane Corson, Dale Champlin, Lynn Otto, Shirley Marc, Erik Muller, Stella Guillory. Welcome and introductions: Shirley Marc, Vice-President, presented the agenda and presided over the meeting. The Board welcomed new member Jennifer Rood, and all members introduced themselves. Review …

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General Membership Meeting: September 29th, 2018

Held at the annual conference, Eugene Presiding: Lisa Baldwin, President; Lynn Otto, Treasurer Annual Report [gview file=”https://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/OPA-Annual-Report-for-Membership-Business-Meeting-2018.pdf”] Both Lisa Baldwin and Joy McDowell received the appreciation of the membership and the Board for their service as President and Secretary, respectively The attending membership received ballots for the proposal about dues increases and the ballot for …

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2018 Conference Augments Oregon Poetry Collection

At the OPA conference in Eugene the last weekend of September, OPA collected books for the Oregon Poetry Collection. Erik Muller writes: “The basket for donations to the OPC is heavy, indeed. Seventeen authors, twenty-three titles, forty-six books, and two 2016 Verseweavers.” For information about the Oregon Poetry Collection, and how to donate books to …

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2019 Cascadia Student Poetry Contest Opens!

2019 Cascadia Student Poetry Contest Guidelines Poems accepted between October 15, 2018 and December 31, 2018 (postmark deadline) Division I: Kindergarten – Grade 2 Division II: Grade 3 – Grade 5 Division III: Grade 6 – Grade 8 Division IV: Grade 9 – Grade 12 Contest open to all K-12 students throughout the state of Oregon, including public, …

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