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Pediatrician Storytelling Night #2

Join us for a unique and brand new monthly series hosted by an awesome group of local physicians. Please come listen–or share!

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WTRLMNS reading!

WTRLMNS is a group of Portland poets who meet monthly to share and discuss their work. Join us for a reading by: VANDOREN WHEELER grew up in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He has published poems in fine publications such as Forklift, OH, Conduit, and ratemyprofessor.com. His book The Accidentalist won the Dorothy Brunsman Prize and was published by Bear Star Press. He also creates single-copy art books by defacing children’s picture books. He teaches in Portland. CHRYS TOBEY’s poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, The Minnesota Review, Rattle, New Ohio Review, Verse Daily, The Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. Her first book of poetry, A Woman is a Woman is a Woman is a Woman, was published in 2017 from Steel Toe Books.  She curates the reading series Women Writers Against Trump with her sister Allison…

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Clayton Adam Clark, Derek Palacio reading

Clayton Adam Clark is in from out of town for a special engagement, joined by Derek Palacio. Clayton Adam Clark lives in Saint Louis, his hometown, where he works as a public health research scientist and volunteers for River Styx magazine. His debut poetry collection, A Finitude of Skin, won the 2017 Moon City Poetry Award and was published by Moon City Press in November 2018. He is a recipient of an Artist Support Grant from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis, and his poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry Daily, Shenandoah, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. He earned the MFA in creative writing at Ohio State University and is studying clinical mental health counseling at University of Missouri-St. Louis. Derek Palacio received his MFA from…

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OPP: Other People’s Poems

Recite another person’s poem…. Just do it.

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Gobshite Quarterly launch! 25 Poems on the Death of Ursula K. Le Guin

Launching Gobshite Quarterly # 35/36: *Portland poets Ann Farley, Nastashia Minto, Selena Bekakis, and Amy Baskin *OBA-nominated Portland writer Matthew Robinson *Australian poet Les Murray and a personal memoir of Murray by Swiss writer Christoph Keller… Poems also from Croatia, Lithuania, and Switzerland (German translation by Portland poet and Holbrook Award winner Douglas Spangle) *graphics and flash fiction from around the world *and also launching 25 Poems On The Death Of Ursula K. Le Guin (M. F. McAuliffe) [See also the official website.]

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Book Launch for Kirsten Ihns’s sundaey

Join us Friday February 28th at 7pm at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop for a release party for Kirsten Ihns’s debut poetry collection, sundaey. Kirsten will be reading alongside John Beer. Kirsten Ihns earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is currently a PhD student and Neubauer Presidential Fellow in English Literature at the University of Chicago. John Beer is the author of Lucinda & The Waste Land and Other Poems, and edited Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax. He teaches at Portland State University. sundaey will be the first title in the Propeller Contemporary Poetry Series.

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Best Small Fictions Anthology Reading

This reading will feature authors from BSF 2019 reading their work. Copies of BSF 2019 will be available for purchase. Features Jennifer Fliss, Marcelle Heath, Alvin Park, Ben McPherson Ficklin, and Margaret Adams. [See also the Sonder Press website.] The Best Small Fictions is the first ever contemporary anthology solely dedicated to anthologizing the best internationally published short hybrid fiction in a given calendar year. Now in its sixth year of existence, Best Small Fictions features the best micro fiction, flash fiction, haibun stories and prose poetry from around the world. Founded by Tara L. Masih, Best Small Fictions is now steered by series editor Nathan Leslie. Guest editors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning Robert Olen Butler (2015), PEN/Malamud Award winner Stuart Dybek (2016), Pen/Malamud Award…

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Fundraiser: Physician storytelling night!!

Join us for a physician storytelling night as five Portland pediatricians share vignettes of the funny, crazy, moving, devastating and weird things we see as we care for children. We are raising funds for an online pediatrician storytelling library, Reflections on Rosebuds. Suggested donation $10.

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MC Hyland & Chloë Bass

This Saturday, January 11, poet and book artist MC Hyland will be in Portland and reading from her latest collection, THE END (Sidebrow 2019). She’ll be joined by New York artist and public practitioner Chloë Bass. MC Hyland is a poet, publisher, scholar, teacher, and public artist. Her poems have been published in journals in the US, UK, and Australia, and she is the author of two full-length books of poetry—THE END (Sidebrow, 2019) and NEVERAGAINLAND (Lowbrow/ H_NGM_N)—and a dozen poetry chapbooks and artist books. From 2009-2012, she ran the Pocket Lab Reading Series in Minneapolis with Jeff Peterson, and she now occasionally curates poetry readings in New York City with various friends. The founding editor of DoubleCross Press, she has worked at Minnesota Center…

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