Calendar

Select one or more Categories to view calendar items for Readings, Workshops, Conferences, Calls for Submission, Contests, and Volunteer Opportunities.

The Disclaimer: OPA does not guarantee the information in this calendar to be complete or accurate so be sure to check the organization's web site for submission details, and good luck!

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Dec
9
Thu
2021
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Ben Gorman @ zoom
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Benjamin Gorman is an award-winning high school English teacher, political activist, novelist, poet, and co-publisher at Not a Pipe Publishing. He lives in Independence, Oregon with bibliophile and guillotine aficionado Chrystal, his favorite son, Noah, and his dog, E.V. (External Validation). He believes in his students and the future they’ll create if given the chance.

The Salem Poetry Project continues virtually. Each week presents a featured reader followed by the Infamous Open Mic: 3 poems or five minutes whichever is first. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. For zoom details contact Marc Janssen at [email protected]

Dec
16
Thu
2021
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Dale Champlin @ zoom
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dale Champlin, an Oregon poet with an MFA in fine art, has poems published in Willawaw, Visions International, San Pedro River Review, catheXis, The Opiate, Pif, Timberline Review and elsewhere. Her first collection, The Barbie Diaries, was published in 2019. Three collections, Leda, Isadora, and Andromina, A Stranger in America are forthcoming. Callie Comes of Age, Dale’s second full-length collection was published with Cirque Press in 2021.

The Salem Poetry Project continues virtually. Each week presents a featured reader followed by the Infamous Open Mic: 3 poems or five minutes whichever is first. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. For zoom details contact Marc Janssen at [email protected]

Dec
23
Thu
2021
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Favorite Holiday Poems @ zoom
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are the featured reader! Bring your favorite poem about Christmas, Hanukah, Thanksgiving…Festivus and maybe a little story about it. We will also have the regular open mic so have some poems ready, we will keep reading until we run out.

The Salem Poetry Project continues virtually. Each week presents a featured reader followed by the Infamous Open Mic: 3 poems or five minutes whichever is first. Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. For zoom details contact Marc Janssen at [email protected]