OPA Fall 2014 Conference: Schedule & Registration

Oregon Poetry Association Fall Conference 2014
Stafford (and More) by the Sea


Registrations to:
Tiel Aisha Ansari
1724 NE Prescott
Portland OR 97211
[email protected]

Dates: October 3rd (Friday evening) through 5th (Sunday morning)

Event Venue:  Bandon Community Center, “The Barn”
1200 11th Street SW, Bandon OR 97411

Table Rock Motel
840 Beach Loop Drive, Bandon, Oregon 97411
Prices from $50 up, winter rates
Click to view room rates

Bandon Inn
355 Hwy 101, Bandon OR 97411
Prices from $120 – $138. Mention OPA to get 10% discount

Additional lodging:
Inn at Old Town 541-347-5900
Sea Star Guesthouse in Old Town 541-347-9632
La Kris Inn 541-347-3610
Sunset Oceanfront Lodging 541-347-2453
Windermere-on-the-Beach 541-347-3710
Best Western Inn at Face Rock 541-347-5900
Bandon Beach Hotel at Coquille Point 541-347-9451


$55.00 registration (including lunch) for members postmark on or before September 27th
$65.00 registration (including lunch) non-members or members after September 27th

Workshops, Panels, Presentations (Tentative)

A. Molotkov: Intuitive Poetry Writing
Amy Miller: Self-Publishing on CreateSpace
Ann Staley: How to Regain your Soul
Carter McKenzie: No More Masks: the Poetry of Witness and Formal Necessity
Cecelia Hagen: Raymond Carver’s Poetry
Colette Tennant: Poetry & Mystery
Daniela Elza: Wading into the Swamp
Eleanor Berry: Writing like an Estuary—Essay-Poem
Gail Denham: Ekphrastic Poetry
Martha and Jerry Gatchell: Stafford: Undiscovered Poems
Sallie Ehrman: Cut-Up Poetry to Go
Sara-Lynne Simpson: Crystallize your Words
Sue Parman: At Play in Fields of Poetry
Toni Hanner: Jump-Start Writing Exercises
Vince and Patty Wixon: Drafting with Stafford
Weld Champneys, Jan Ayers, and others: Bandon-by-the-Sea Local Poets Panel

Lodging information

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Conference Schedule


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