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Kate Gray Poetry Reading

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

Kate Gray’s poetry reading will be livestreamed on November 10, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel.

Kate Gray’s passion stems from writing, teaching, leading salons, and volunteering. For Every Girl: New & Selected Poems was published by Widow & Orphan House in 2019. Her first full-length book of poems, Another Sunset We Survive (Cedar House Books, 2007) was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and followed chapbooks, Bone-Knowing (2006), winner of the Gertrude Press Poetry Prize and Where She Goes (2000), winner of the Blue Light Chapbook Prize. Kate’s first novel, Carry the Sky, (Forest Avenue, 2014) stares at bullying without blinking. Her poetry and essays have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. In her novel-in-progress, she narrates, in Sylvia Plath’s voice, what led to The Bell Jar and her suicide attempt in 1953. Over the years she’s been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook, Norcroft, Soapstone, and Storyknife, and a fellowship from the Oregon Literary Arts. After 25 years teaching English at a community college, she retired to coach writers. Kate and her partner live in a pine-and-oak forest in the mid-Columbia River Gorge with an impetuous, city dog.

A flier of the 15th season readings will be available soon. Thank you to all the volunteers who make this reading possible.

For information or questions about the reading and to join the group list, please contact the Series Coordinator Tom Hogan at 503.819.8367 or tomhogan2@comcast.net.

Venue

Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

Organizers

Ledding Library – Milwaukie
Phone:
503-786-7580
Website:
https://www.milwaukieoregon.gov/library
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
Phone:
503-819-8367
Email:
tomhogan2@comcast.net
Website:
https://www.milwaukieoregon.gov/library/milwaukie-poetry-series