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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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One Page Wednesday: March

Share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! Hosted by Natalie Serber. Register in advance for this event. This month’s featured reader is Molly Gaudry. Natalie Serber is the author of a memoir, Community Chest, and a story collection, Shout Her Lovely Name, a New York Times Notable Book of 2012, a summer reading selection from O, the Oprah Magazine, and an Oregonian Top 10 Book of the Pacific Northwest. Her fiction has appeared in The Greensboro Review, The Bellingham Review, Gulf Coast, Inkwell, and elsewhere. Essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Huffington Post and others. Natalie has been short listed in…

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BIPOC Reading Series – February

We’re kicking off the new year with the theme “VISIONS.”  This bimonthly reading series is intended to prioritize the safety, creativity, and stories of Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color. Come listen to our featured readers, or sign up to share your work in our open mic. Readings will be followed by a short community discussion. Click here to register for this event. You do not need a Zoom account to participate. This event is open to everyone, but only people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color will be invited to read. If you have any questions, please contact our host Jessica at  jessica@literary-arts.org.

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Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Ryan J.

Slamlandia is a poetry open mic and slam that meets every month. This mic provides a creative, fun, and welcoming space for all literary communities in Portland. We encourage poets new and old to come share their work. We strive towards a safer space for poets to read their own poetry, witness others, and participate in community. Hosted by Julia Gaskill. Register in advance for this event If you have any questions, please contact slamlandia@gmail.com or jessica@literary-arts.org. Slamlandia is hosting another digital poetry open mic. This open mic – only poetry, no music please – will take place on February 18th. We’ll be hosting this event with the help of Literary Arts. You can access our Zoom link in advance. Here is the link to…

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Guild Monthly Story Swap – Free!

Join the Portland Storytellers’ Guild for an informal evening of stories shared virtually. Join us to tell.  Join us to listen.   A friendly supportive atmosphere composed of tellers with all levels of experience. We’ll fit in as many tellers as we can, so be prepared to volunteer at the start.  Spoken stories (not read) to be limited to 6-7 minutes.

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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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One Page Wednesday: February

Share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! Hosted by Natalie Serber. February’s featured reader is Brian Benson. Register in advance for this event Brian Benson is the author of Going Somewhere (Plume, 2014), and co-author, with Richard Brown, of This Is Not For You: An Activist’s Journey of Resistance and Resilience (OSU Press, March 2021). In addition to his work with Literary Arts, Brian teaches at the Attic Institute and facilitates free Write Around Portland workshops in schools, treatment centers and affordable housing. His short nonfiction has been published in Entropy, The Sun and Off Assignment. He is at work on his third book,…

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Virtual Wildwood Open Mic!

Michael Guimond is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Virtual Last Stand open mic! Time: Feb 1, 2021 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85848199535?pwd=MHluQjB2STJXOHRTNE1SMDRVWk10QT09 Meeting ID: 858 4819 9535 Passcode: 206803 One tap mobile +13462487799,,85848199535#,,,,*206803# US (Houston) +16699009128,,85848199535#,,,,*206803# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) Meeting ID: 858 4819 9535 Passcode: 206803 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keiwXFKKA0

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Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Sheila J. Sadr

Slamlandia is a poetry open mic and slam that meets every month. This mic provides a creative, fun, and welcoming space for all literary communities in Portland. We encourage poets new and old to come share their work. We strive towards a safer space for poets to read their own poetry, witness others, and participate in community. Hosted by Julia Gaskill. January’s featured poet is Sheila J. Sadr. Click here to register for this event. If you have any questions, please contact slamlandia@gmail.com or jessica@literary-arts.org. Slamlandia is hosting another digital poetry open mic. This open mic – only poetry, no music please – will take place on January 21st. We’ll be hosting this event with the help of Literary Arts. You can access our Zoom…

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