Month: October 2020

October 12, 2020, Board Minutes

Minutes of the Oregon Poetry Association (OPA) Board Meeting of October 12, 2020 The meeting was scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm via Zoom. Present: Bruce Parker (President, Historian), Diane Corson (Membership Co-Chair, Outreach Chair), Jennifer Rood (Vice-President), Carolyn Adams (Treasurer), Dave Mehler (Membership Co-chair), Dale Champlin (Newsletter and Verseweavers Editor), Dan Liberthson (Secretary), Stella …

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Jewish Voices, Readings by Oregon Jewish writers and poets

Started in 1999, and organized by writer Willa Schneberg, this annual event features readings by prominent Oregon Jewish poets and writers. The writers in the 2020 program, who span a range of genres including fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and essays, will share selections from their work in a virtual reading on Zoom.  October 27, 6:30pm, Jewish …

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Sept. 14 Board Minutes

Oregon Poetry Association Board Meeting of September 14, 2020 The meeting was scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm via Skype. Present: Diane Corson (Membership Co-Chair, Outreach Chair), Jennifer Rood (Vice-President), Carolyn Adams (Treasurer), Dave Mehler (Membership Co-chair), Dale Champlin (Newsletter and Verseweavers Editor), Dan Liberthson (Secretary), Stella Guillory (Adult Contest Chair), Susan Morse (Assistant Secretary, …

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What She Was Wearing by Shawn Aveningo Sanders, reviewed by Paul Telles

Reviewed by Paul Telles What She Was Wearing by Shawn Aveningo SandersThe Poetry Box (November 5, 2019), 48 pp, $12ISBN #: 978-1-948461-32-0Available at: https://thepoetrybox.com/bookstore/what-she-was-wearing In What She Was Wearing, Portland poet Shawn Aveningo Sanders bravely reveals her experience as a rape victim. In a series of 29 muscular poems, Sanders recounts the horrific experience of …

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