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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Zoom Edition featuring Linda Strever

May 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com by no later than 3 pm on May 14 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting.

Open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less.

If you are willing to donate to support the series, please use Christopher Luna’s PayPal (christopherjluna@gmail.com) and include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry.

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige
Featuring Linda Strever

7 pm
Thursday, May 14
On Zoom

$5 Suggested donation
No one turned away for lack of funds


Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson has provided a home for us since 2015, by ordering food to go: nichewinebar.com

Linda Strever is the author of My Life in Cars (poetry), Against My Dreams (poetry) and Don’t Look Away (fiction). Winner of the Lois Cranston Memorial Poetry Prize, her work has been a finalist for the New Issues Poetry Prize, the Levis Poetry Prize, the Ohio State University Press Award in Poetry and the Eludia Award in fiction. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has an MFA from Brooklyn College. For more info visit: http://www.lindastrever.com/

To order My Life in Cars: https://thepoetrybox.com/bookstore/my-life-in-cars


Portland, OR 97207


Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic