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Quinton Hallett Poetry Reading

Quinton Hallett’s poetry reading was originally scheduled on May 13, 2020, but the Pandemic intervened and the reading needed to be rescheduled. It will now be livestreamed on March 10, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel. Quinton Hallett writes and edits from Noti, Oregon. She has four chapbooks (Quarry, 1992; Shiver Quench Slake, 2004; Refuge from Flux, 2010; Stranger by the Hour, 2018). She founded Fern Rock Falls Press in 2004, and her work appears or is forthcoming in journals and anthologies including: Willawaw Journal, Cirque, The Edge of Awe, and december. She has coordinated a reading series, high school poet visits, and presented workshops for the Oregon Poetry Association. Quinton received residencies from Caldera and Soapstone. In 2013, an animated short film by…

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Claudia Savage Poetry Reading

Claudia Savage’s poetry reading was originally scheduled on June 10, 2020, but the Pandemic intervened and the reading needed to be rescheduled. It will now be livestreamed on April 14, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel. Arab American poet, essayist, educator, and performer Claudia F. Saleeby Savage is one-half of the sound-poetry performance duo Thick in the Throat, Honey and a 2018-2022 fellow of The Black Earth Institute. Her poems and interviews have been published widely. She’s garnered awards from Jentel, Ucross, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, The Mineral School, Hambidge, Oregon State University, Brush Creek, and Portland’s Regional Arts and Culture Council.

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The Milwaukie Poetry Series: John Sibley Williams

The 14th season of poetry readings by established local poets will stream live on the Ledding Library YouTube channel (link is external) on the second Wednesday of each month February through July at 6:30 p.m. February 10, 2021 – John Sibley Williams March 10, 2021 – Quinton Hallett April 14, 2021 – Claudia Savage May 12, 2021 – Anis Mojgani June 9, 2021 – Paulann Petersen July 14, 2021 – Emmett Wheatfall DVDs of past the past two seasons of the Poetry Series readings are available for checkout at the library. Online you can access all past Poetry Series readings at the Ledding Library YouTube channel (link is external). For additional information please contact the Series Coordinator Tom Hogan at 503.819.8367 or tomhogan2@comcast.net (link sends e-mail) or Reference Librarian Sarah Roller…

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Book Launch—The Poeming Pigeon: Cosmos!

The Milwaukie Poetry Series and The Poetry Box present a reading to celebrate the launch of the 9th issue of The Poeming Pigeon: COSMOS. Featured Readers: Pattie Palmer-Baker • Trina Gaynon • Colette Tennant • Liz Nakazawa • Casey Bush • Dale Champlin • Melody Leming-Wilson • Douglas Spangle • Marilyn Johnston • Brittney Corrigan • Judith Arcana • Joann Renee Boswell • Brad G. Garber • Jessica Parker • Devon Balwit • Linda Ferguson • Delia Garigan • Rebecca Smolen • Doug Stone • Linda (LAW) Fraser • Deborah Bachels Schmidt • Shawn Aveningo Sanders About the Book: What’s out there in the great beyond? Could we survive on Mars? What is dark matter? Are wormholes the secret to time travel? Human curiosity is…

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The Poeming Pigeon: Sports – Book Launch Celebration

The Milwaukie Poetry Series and The Poetry Box present a reading to celebrate the launch of the 8th issue of The Poeming Pigeon: SPORTS. Featured Readers: Brittney Corrigan • Sharon Wood Wortman • Kris Demien Penelope Scambly Schott • Margaret Chula • Toni Partington Joshua Plack • Vivienne Popperl • Donna Prinzmetal Barbara A. Meier • Hanna Jane Weber • Joy McDowell Devon Balwit • Linda Neal Reising • Shawn Aveningo Sanders About the Book: Dive into this sports-themed collection and you’ll quickly become a fan, as our poets relive their glory days and share their love of the game. Whether you’re a competitive athlete, a dedicated amateur, or an armchair quarterback, we invite you to the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat—it’s…

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