The annual OPA membership meeting and Fall conference is scheduled for September 14-15, 2019. This year’s venue is the Salem Convention Center, with easy access from north and south, east and west. Please put the dates on your calendar and join us for another really good conference. Our early bird registration deadline will be August 12 this year. Calls for conference session proposals will go out beginning March 15.
The Oregon Poetry Association invites proposals for workshops, presentations, and panels for its 2018 Fall Conference, to be held Sept. 29-30 (Sat-Sun) at the beautiful Valley River Inn in Eugene, OR. Proposals will be accepted between May 1 and June 1, with decision notification on June 16. Presenters receive free registration for the day-and-a-half conference, as well as Saturday lunch.
Last year’s conference topics included poetry comics, personification, surprise, poem endings, lineation, narrative medicine, haiku, writing around abuse, interface of poetry and ceramics, poetry and resistance, poetry and science, and generating new poems after Raymond Carver. Presenters came from Oregon, Washington, California, and South Africa.
Please share this call for proposals widely. Download the complete Call for Proposals here:
OPA’s 2018 conference returns to the Valley River Inn at Eugene, September 29th and 30th. Watch for a Call for Proposals, and for early bird registration deadlines, as summer unfolds.