Participants who are interest-ed in poetry workshops and writing consultations are invited to register with the OPA at:
(sign up early to secure space.)
See 'Silverton's Affair with Poetry'
By Efrain Horna - Diaz
Poetry readings, open to the community at no cost, will be on Friday evening, Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon at the Finale "Feast of Poets" celebration. All details are listed below:
Friday, April 12th: Featured Poets and Open Microphone Reading, 7 pm
The public is invited to read original work, combined with a program that includes poets Don Colburn & Jennifer Richter for a featured reading.
White Steeple Gallery
314 Jersey Street
Saturday. April 13th: Featured Poets
As "Talking Poets", 7 pm
Poets Chris Anderson, Barbara Drake, Donna Henderson, and Lex Runciman will talk about how they've sustained and renewed their poetry over their careers as well as read from their body of poetry.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gordon House
869 W. Main Street
Sunday, April 14th: Feast of Poets, 2 pm
A bounty of fine poets- Eleanor Berry, Doug Barricklow, Patricia Ann Love, Tim Pfau, Lois Rosen, Cindy Stewart-Rinier, and R. S. Stewart will give the audience a taste of their poetry. In addition, it will be combined with a feast of gustatory delights, displayed by food artist Ruth Hudgens. This event is the finale of a weekend of poetry jointly sponsored by the Oregon Poetry Association and the Silverton Poetry Association.
Silver Falls Vineyard
4972 Cascade Hwy SE
Please note that poetry workshops
and other events may be attended by registering for the OPA Conference with the Oregon Poetry Association. See details at: www.oregonpoets.org