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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Returns to In-Person Readings with Featured Poet Jeffrey Morgan

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Jeffrey Morgan Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, September 9 Art at the Cave 108 E Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660 https://artatthecave.com/ $5 Suggested donation Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event. Open Mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sprayed after each reader. Statement on Healthy Spaces from the gallery: We want to provide a healthy space to enjoy art. We are practicing safety precautions such as regular cleaning, social distancing and mask wearing. We kindly request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the gallery. If needed, we will limit the number of people in the gallery. Masks and…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic on Zoom Featuring Leah Mueller

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Leah Mueller Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, August 12 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, provided a home for the reading series from 2015-2020: https://nichewinebar.com/ Leah Mueller is an indie writer and spoken word performer from Bisbee, Arizona. Her most recent books, Misguided Behavior, Tales of Poor Life Choices (Czykmate Press), Death and Heartbreak (Weasel Press), and Cocktails at Denny’s (Alien Buddha) were released in 2019. Her latest chapbook is Land of Eternal Thirst. Leah’s work appears in Rattle, Midway Journal, Citron Review, The Spectacle, Miracle Monocle, Outlook Springs, Atticus Review, Your Impossible Voice, and elsewhere.…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Andrea Hollander

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Andrea Hollander Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, July 8 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, provided a home for the reading series from 2015-2020: https://nichewinebar.com/ Andrea Hollander moved to Portland, Oregon, in 2011, after living for more than three decades in the Arkansas Ozarks, where she was innkeeper of a bed & breakfast for 15 years and the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College for 22. Hollander’s 5th full-length poetry collection was a finalist for the Best Book Award in Poetry from the American Book Fest; her 4th was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award; her 1st…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic on Zoom Featuring Shawn Aveningo-Sanders

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Shawn Aveningo-Sanders Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, June On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, provided a home for the reading series from 2015-2020: https://nichewinebar.com Shawn Aveningo-Sanders grew up in Missouri and after a bit of globetrotting finally landed in Portland, Oregon. Her recent chapbook, What She Was Wearing, tells her #metoo story that took 30 years to reveal. Shawn’s work has appeared worldwide in over 150 literary journals and anthologies, including Calyx, Amsterdam Quarterly, American Journal of Poetry, Timberline Review and Poets Reading the News. She is a Pushcart nominee, Best of the Net nominee, and…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Micah Fletcher AKA Kool Chief Rocker

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Micah Fletcher AKA Kool Chief Rocker Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, May 13 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com/ Micah Fletcher, also known as Kool Chief Rocker, or Rocker for short, is a nationally-recognized poet and spoken word artist who took first place in Portland Oregon’s citywide youth poetry competition Verselandia in 2013. Micah’s style is hard hitting, vulnerable and razor sharp often moving listeners to tears with his deep self-reflection and critical social commentary His latest project, released alongside his mentor Mic Crenshaw, Brink…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Eileen Davis Elliott

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Eileen Davis Elliott Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, April 8 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 https://printedmattervancouver.com/2021/03/21/ghost-town-poetry-open-mic-on-zoom-featuring-eileen-davis-elliott-april-8-2021/ Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Eileen Davis Elliott is a poet and visual artist from Vancouver, WA where she retired from a career in mental health. She has just released Pobrecitos, a collaborative work written by Eileen Davis Elliott and illustrated by Lily Engblom-Stryker and Ava Town, students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics who shared and expanded the messages of the written work focusing on the marginalized from all over the…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Morgan Paige

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige Featuring Morgan Paige 7 pm Thursday, March 11 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Morgan Paige is a poet, visual artist and entrepreneur residing in Kalama, WA. Her first poetry chapbook and poetry album, Lick the Psychic, was released October 2019 by Lightship Press and recorded by Shady Pines Media. It takes you on a playful, chanting ride, exploring themes of femininity, psychedelia and the life/death/life cycle. Get your copy at: morganpaigepoetry.com In her spare time, you can find her performing at the local…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic on Zoom Featuring Michael Dylan Welch

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna and Morgan Paige Featuring Michael Dylan Welch 7 pm Thursday, February 11 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Michael Dylan Welch served two years as poet laureate of Redmond, Washington, where he is also president of the Redmond Association of Spokenword, director of the Poets in the Park Festival, and curator (since 2006) of SoulFood Poetry Night. He has published dozens of books, most recently Dance into the World, and his poetry has appeared in hundreds of journals and anthologies in more than 20 languages. Michael was…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Chris Gonzalez

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige Featuring Chris Gonzalez 7 pm Thursday, January 14 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Chris Gonzalez is an educator, journalist, playwright, poet, musician, and creative-collaborator based in Portland, Oregon. Chris has been a featured poet for the past six years, performing alongside International Slam Champions Saul Williams and Shane Koyczan. His first book, water or bread, was published by Human Error Press in 2017. NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com…

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Rebecca Smolen

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, & Morgan Paige Featuring Rebecca Smolen 7 pm Thursday, December 10 On Zoom $5 Suggested donation LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, PRO-SCIENCE, ANTI-FASCIST, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004 Please support Niche Wine Bar, whose owner, Leah Jackson, has provided a home for the reading series since 2015: https://nichewinebar.com Rebecca Smolen is a Portland-based writer transplanted from New Hampshire in 2014 and the mother of two adorable little gingers. She grew up on a dead-end road, exploring drainage pipes and pond life. Rebecca has a degree in creative writing and philosophy. She has been trained and is certified to lead writing classes in the Gateless Method. This method was scientifically created to avoid provoking the fight-or-flight…

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