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@ Literary Arts Online: Slamlandia – October

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. Register in advance for Slamlandia: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oce-srTMiHdNh9WmPM3LGCb5MVJPLsrXY If you have any questions, please contact slamlandia@gmail.com or jessica@literary-arts.org.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Wil Gibson

NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com by no later than 3 pm on October 8 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting. Open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less. If you are willing to donate to support the series, please use Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (christopherjluna@gmail.com) or contact him to make other arrangements. Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry. The suggested donation is five dollars. Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Hosted by Christopher Luna, Toni Lumbrazo Luna, &…

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@ Literary Arts Online: One Page Wednesday – October

Literary Arts is taking One Page online! Here is an opportunity to 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! October’s One Page featured reader is R.L. Maizes. Hosted by Natalie Serber. R.L. Maizes is the author of the novel Other People’s Pets, released July 14, and the short story collection We Love Anderson Cooper (both from Celadon Books, Macmillan). Her stories have aired on National Public Radio and have appeared in Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading. Her essays have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and LitHub, and have aired on NPR.…

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Teen Library Story Slam

Got a story to tell? Come and join our Teen Library Story Slam hosted by the Hollywood and Belmont Teen Council. Our theme is “New Beginnings,” and your story can be fiction or nonfiction. We will share our stories in small groups, and those that want to share to the larger group at the end, will have an opportunity. Stories shouldn’t exceed five minutes. Prizes will be given for participating! Space is limited to 30 participants. Register/join via Zoom.

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STAY HOME STAY QUEER

Please join us for our September edition of Queer PDXpression. Stay Home Stay Queer. we will be going live on zoom at 7:30 pm. the goal this month is Write Drunk Edit Sober. we will drop the room code and password the week of.

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Slamlandia Digital Open Mic ft. Shanna Alden + Erin Schick

Slamlandia is hosting another digital poetry open mic. This open mic – only poetry, no music please – will take place on September 17th. 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 register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclc-mgpzMtEtR8Ii0uuPMS7SIWwGZLo5Ua Sign ups for the open mic will be posted at 6:30pm PT day of via Facebook posts and an Instagram story. Comment / reply to get your name on the list. Open mic will promptly begin at 7pm. Poets gets 3 minutes to share poetry – please do not go over time. We will have a double feature from Shanna Alden and Erin Schick. Shanna Alden (they/them) is a queer, nonbinary poet in the Pacific…

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The Moth: Virtual StorySLAM: Silenced

SILENCED: Prepare a five-minute story about suppression. Interrupted, talked over, censored, shushed. Pleading the Fifth about your sister’s boyfriend, your friend’s new haircut, your mother-in-law’s famous jello salad. Being told to hold your tongue, hush your mouth, or button your lip. OR the time you pushed back, shouted out, and brandished your words as weapons. Regale us with tales of words eaten…or spoken. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts Additional Information About the Venue A link to the official Zoom room will be sent on the day of the event to anyone who purchases a ticket. Make sure you check your spam folder. If you have any issues accessing the event please contact info@themoth.org [Buy Tickets Here]

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Brad Garber & Gina Williams

NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond everyone’s control, this month’s reading will take place over Zoom. Email christopherjluna@gmail.com by no later than 3 pm on September 10 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, let us know if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting. Open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less. The Loranger family, who have been loyal regulars since our very first reading in November 2004, recently lost their home in a fire. In lieu of a five-dollar suggested donation, we request that you donate to the Loranger’s GoFundMe page. Let’s come together as a community to help our friends in need: https://www.gofundme.com/f/jack-and-lori-loranger-fire-fund Ghost Town…

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Virtual Open mic!

https://getvokl.com/open-room/Last-Stand?return_to=%2Fchannel%2Fmichael-42

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September Open Mic feat. Michael Jasso

Join us for our September Open Mic! Sign ups will be available in the event 30 minutes before we start! You will have 3 minutes to read 1-2 poems. We have a feature from Michael Jasso! More about Michael: Michael Jasso (not to be confused with Hagrid) is a poet, teaching artist and organizer based out of California’s Central Valley. He is the founder of The Loud Mouth Poetry Jam, Visalia’s premiere slam venue for 8+ years. Since he started competing 11 years ago he’s represented his venue at NPS 2014 & 2015, competed as a storm poet at IWPS 2018, and has coached several of Visalia’s reps. Much like Hagrid, he talks funny and is looking forward to becoming your best friend. We are…

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