Posted June 16, 2020.


Do you know of an individual or group who deserves recognition for their contributions to the culture of poetry in Oregon? Consider nominating them for OPA’s Patricia Ruth Banta Award, which honors an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to Oregon poetry and to OPA’s mission.  Download the nomination form below: print, complete, and mail to:

Oregon Poetry Association
PO Box 14582 Portland OR 97293

OPA seeks to build and sustain a diverse community of Oregon poets, provide Oregon poets opportunities to exchange ideas and learn from one another, further the appreciation of poetry throughout the state, and raise public awareness of Oregon poets.  Nominees may have contributed in any of these ways. Nominations are due by July 31. The award will be announced in the fall. 

Questions? Contact: OPA Vice-President Jennifer Rood via the Vice-President e-mail contact form on the Contacts page.

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