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We love hearing about, passing on news about, and reading about our OPA members having poems published in literary journals, in zines, on web sites, and as a consequence of winning a contest. Please let us know where we can find your most recent publications, and use this page as a guide to the publications where OPA member’s poems appear!

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  • Christopher Wicks

    October 2, 2013

    October 2, 2013, 5:53 pm
    Wicks, Christopher

    Christopher M. Wicks announces the release of his CD “Now, Today, I Will Sing: Songs on Poems from Sappho,” including Christopher’s work as a composer and pianist, together with soprano Christine Welch Elder and flutist Sandy Duffy Norman. The texts of the songs are by Sappho, mostly in the translation by Oregonian poet Mary Barnard. The CD is available on Amazon, CD Baby and iTunes, and also at concerts, such as the one which will take place with these three performers in Hudson Hall at Willamette University at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 12 (tickets $8 or $5).

  • Nancy Carol Moody

    July 21, 2013

    July 21, 2013, 10:08 am
    Moody, Nancy Carol

    Nancy Carol Moody has been interviewed by Pank:

  • Sharon Lask Munson

    July 21, 2013

    July 21, 2013, 10:08 am
    Munson, Sharon Lask

    Sharon Lask Munson is a finalist in the Blue Light Press 2011 Full-Length Poetry Book Contest.  Her full-length book of poems will go into production in September. Her poems have also been recently accepted by Punkin House Digest.

  • Laura LeHew

    July 21, 2013

    July 21, 2013, 10:04 am
    LeHew, Laura

    Laura LeHew had an interview with the Oregon Arts Alliance, they republished her poem, “The Other Laura.” Her poem “The New Math” was published by Pank, read her interview with Pank

    She’s had poems accepted/published in:
    Amaterasu published  “Our People” in their anthology-all the anthology profits ($20) to aid the American Red Cross for Japan’s benefit
    Ambush Review took “Another Side of the Fence” and “Turmoil”
    Apollo’s Lyre “Crackle” and “Lucidly Drowning”
    Atticus Review is publishing “Nympholepsy”
    Busk accepted “Please Note”
    Cirque published “The Fate for Which We Must Prepare”
    The Corner Club Press accepted “The Geography of Transgression”
    Denver Syntax took “In Answer to Everything” and “Indiana Zeus and the Tempest Womb”
    Eleven Eleven is publishing “What the Dictionary Does Not Know”
    Fade accepted “These Things I Know Are True”
    Guerrilla Pamphlets published a photo “Bee”
    HeartLodge is publishing “The Chest” in the anthology Collecting Life: Poets on Objects Known and Imagined
    Intentional Walk accepted “A True Chicago Fan,” “Beer, Butt Cracks and A Word From Their Sponsor,” “First Pitch,” “Rookie” and “Run Run Run”
    L’Allure des Mots published “Points of Attraction”
    NoirCon.comrepublished “The Organized Offender”
    Poetry Landfill took “Possessing No Physiological Function”
    Primalzine took “257 Dissolvable Stitches Plus The Inevitable 2 (Anesthesialess) Stitches In Your Eyebrow”
    Subliminal Interiors took “The Demographics of Prison”
    Symmetry Pebbles accepted “Making Sense of Investing” and “Still Life as Mixed Media”
    The Planet Formerly Known as Earth accepted “Should We Vanish?”
    Thema took “Eleven Ways to See a Spider”
    Uphook Press accepted “Theodora’s List” for their anthology -gape-seed-
    Original Weather an anthology by Uttered Chaos “Basins,” “Fault Lines Emerging at the Continental Divide” and  “Plummeting”
    vis a tergo, “Becoming Captain Awesome”
    Weasel and Gunpublished “Castings,” “Do Your Scars Hurt?,” “Ghosted with Echoes,” “I Am Definitely Lapsed” and “I Was Sired in Fire,” Nap took “Tribulation”

    Uttered Chaos (editor Laura LeHew) released Into the Owl-Dreamed Night by Charles F. Thielman, Diesel Horse by Joy L. McDowell, and Original Weather, a full color, 8 1/2″ x 7″, perfect bound book. The featured multi-media works on paper are by Robert Tomlinson, Eugene, Oregon. Poems by Eugene area poets: Karen Clausel, Lydia Foster, Quinton Hallett, Kella Hanna-Wayne, Colette Jonopulos, Laura LeHew, Nancy Carol Moody, Kathryn Ridall and Charles F. Thielman.

  • Ruth F Harrison

    July 21, 2013

    July 21, 2013, 10:03 am
    Harrison, Ruth F
    Ruth F. Harrison has two neat bits of news: a half-dozen of her poems are to be included in the fourth edition of Lewis Turco’s The Book of Forms, coming out in October (2012). And she will have a poem included in an anthology of poems for children, published by the editors of The Lyric.

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