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Saturday, October 5 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pacific Northwest Literary Organizations: What, How, and Why

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Tiel Aisha Ansari

Oregon Poetry Association
OPA embodies the diversity of Oregon. | | We are young and old. Teachers and students. Nationally-known, award-winning poets with many books and poets new to writing. Although most of us live in Oregon, not all of us do. Those who do are in major cities and large ranches, small towns and coastal villages, expanding suburbs and rural counties, farms large and small, and places easy to get to and places hard to find. | | OPA... Read More →
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Carolyn Martin

VoiceCatcher
Bio: | Carolyn Martin is blissfully retired in Clackamas, OR, where she writes, gardens and plays with communities of creative colleagues. Her poems have appeared in such publications as Naugatuck River Review, Stirring, 5/Quarterly and Drash. A collection, Finding Compass, (Portland, OR: Queen of Wands Press) was published in 2011. | | Currently, she is president of the board of directors of VoiceCatcher, a non-profit community... Read More →
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Ann Whitfield Powers

Executive Director, Fishtrap
Bio: Ann Whitfield Powers is the Executive Director of Fishtrap, a literary arts organization dedicated to promoting clear thinking and good writing in and about the West. Their flagship program is the week-long Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers held each July at Wallowa Lake, Oregon. They also run a writing retreat in the remote Imnaha River Canyon outside of Joseph, Oregon. Powers holds an MA in English from Florida State University and... Read More →
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Robyn Steely

Write Around Portland
Bio: | Robyn Steely has served as the Executive Director of Write Around Portland since 2005. Write Around Portland brings free 10-week creative writing workshops to hospitals, schools, prisons, shelters, senior centers, low income apartments, treatment facilities and other health care and social service settings.  Workshops culminate in published books and community readings to connect readers and writers. The organization also... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Oregon Arts Commission Poetry Stage OCC, D-133

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