Posted August 28, 2020.

The OPA Conference is Coming—October 10!

Join us for the Virtual OPA Conference!
All Day October 10, 2020
Conference fee $65  

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 on the board. We hope you will attend and participate in Oregon Poetry Association’s progress in 2020. 

Conference fee is $65 for the entire day.

Any questions? Please click here to contact the Conference Committee

Keynote Speaker
Ashley Toliver 
Winner of the Oregon Book Award for Poetry 

Ashley Toliver is the author of Spectra (Coffee House Press, September 2018) and a chapbook, Ideal Machine (Poor Claudia, 2014). A poetry editor at Moss, her work has been supported by fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets. She received her MFA from Brown University in 2013.
Present a Workshop
Presenters attend the OPA Conference Free of Charge
Oregon Poetry Association invites you to present your idea or outline as an offering for its 2020 Oregon Poetry Conference workshops. The date is Saturday, October, 10th, 2020.Each workshop will be an hour and fifteen minutes long. We appreciate the opportunity to consider a proposal from you and hope you will consider teaching a workshop this year. Thanks so much and we will see you at the rewarding and exciting 2020 Oregon Poetry Association annual conference. 

Either send your workshop proposal to Diane Corson (use subject line “Conference Workshop Proposal” or mail a written proposal to:

Oregon Poetry Association
P.O. Box 14582
Portland, Oregon 97293


Deadline September 15

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