OPA is bringing our annual conference to you through Zoom again this year. It will take place Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme this year is Getting Past the Mask. Come celebrate a full day of poetry with eight fascinating workshops, a virtual bookstore, and a keynote speech by […]
The war in Ukraine is on everyone’s mind these days. As poets, many of us feel the need to say something about this in the best way we can. OPA will host a Ukraine-themed open mic on Sunday, March 27, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to read for five minutes or less. Register to receive the Zoom link.
In honor of National Poetry Month, OPA is hosting two open mics during the month of April. Head to our events page to register for the Zoom links!
Just a reminder that we are hosting two nights of OPA readings for our Verseweavers 2020 winners starting tonight February 1st, at 7:00pm PST. The second reading will be Thursday, February 3rd at 7:00pm PST. Head to our events page to register for the Zoom link!
Translation of poetry from Bengali and Chilean Spanish; from ancient and modern Greek, Latin, and Welsh; from English into metal and from metal into English. All these kinds of translation will be featured in a Poetry in Performance event to be held via Zoom on Sunday, October 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. Organized
What to look forward to! Virtual OPA Conference! All Day October 10, 2020 New Low Conference Fee $55 Register Here! Workshop Choices!Session OneJust a Bag of Tricks John Morrison Since the days when poets worked on typewriters, Morrison has collected tricks to get writing started. Come ready to play, talk about inspiration, and share a few
The OPA Conference Is Coming—October 10 The Oregon Poetry Association 2020 ConferenceEngaging and ExcitingLIVE Virtual Zoom ConferenceVIRTUALLY YOURS, WHEREVER YOU ARE!October 10th, 8.30 – 5.30ASHLEY TOLIVER, GUEST SPEAKER2020 Winner of the Oregon Book Award in PoetryInteractive fun, with workshops where you will come alive withtalented poets and people from around the state and meet the
Join us for the Virtual OPA Conference!All Day October 10, 2020Conference fee $55 Dear poets, The Oregon Poetry Association announces its 2020 Conference, an engaging and exciting LIVE Zoom conference to be held on October 10. Enjoy interactive fun, workshops, and camaraderie with talented poets from around the state. Meet President, Bruce Parker and the Executive Board and vote for new officers to serve
Saturday, October 10, 2020 Valley River Inn, Eugene, OR Submissions accepted between May 1 and June 1, 2020 Please submit a session proposal which includes the following: – Title of workshop or presentation – Presenter name – Short bio of 75 words or less (to be used, if accepted, for the program). – Your qualifications
Join us for our fall conference and annual membership meeting September 14th and 15th! $105.00 Member – $125.00 Non-Member – $60.00 student Our conference theme, “Our Common Life,” is highlighted by this year’s keynote speaker, Penelope Scambly Schott, with her topic The Personal “I” in the Community of “We.” She says, “Skim through any contemporary