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The Milwaukie Poetry Series: Emmett Wheatfall Poetry Reading

Emmett Wheatfall’s poetry reading will be livestreamed on July 14, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel. (link is external) Emmett Wheatfall is a published poet, playwright and recording artist. He has 2 books of poetry published by Fernwood Press, an imprint of Barclay Press. They are As Clean As A Bone (2018) and Our Scarlet Blue Wounds (2019). His newest work With Extreme Prejudice is scheduled for publishing late summer 2021. Lyrically, Emmett has released one non-music poetry CD and four lyrical poetry CDs. Emmett is known nationally and internationally for his poetry having received wonderful reviews. For more biographical information visit http://emmettwheatfall.com (link is external). A flier of the 14th season readings is available here  (link is external)or at the Ledding Library. Thank you to all the volunteers who make this reading possible. For information or questions about…

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Open Mic and Poetry Reading on Zoom

Open Mic and Poetry Reading a virtual event on Zoom. Co-sponsored by the Milwaukie Poetry Series and St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Featured Readers are the Pendleton Poetry group. The Open Mic will follow their reading. Email Tom Hogan at tomhogan2@comcast.net (link sends e-mail) to register. You will receive a zoom link prior to the event. Plan to read 1 or 2 poems depending on the number of participants and length of the poems. If time permits additional poems will be allowed. The event will be recorded and available for viewing on demand on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel (link is external) after the event.

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The Milwaukie Poetry Series: Paulann Petersen

Paulann Petersen’s poetry reading will be livestreamed on June 9, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel. (link is external) Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita, has seven full-length books of poetry, most recently One Small Sun from Salmon Poetry in 2019. Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Poetry, The New Republic, Prairie Schooner, Willow Springs, Calyx, and the online Poetry Daily. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and the recipient of the 2006 Holbrook Award from Oregon Literary Arts. In 2013 she received Willamette Writers’ Distinguished Northwest Writer Award. A flier of the 14th season readings is available here or at the Ledding Library. Thank you to all the volunteers who make this reading possible. For information or questions about the reading and to join the group list, please contact the Series Coordinator…

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First Friday Poetry Reading and Open Mic on Zoom

First Friday Open Mic and Poetry Reading a virtual event on Zoom. Co-sponsored by the Milwaukie Poetry Series and St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Featured Readers are the Eugene First and Third Thursday Poetry Group. They will read their own work or their favorite poems. Members who will read are Quinton Hallett, Laura LeHew, Catherine McGuire, Nancy Carol Moody, Keli Osborne, Colette Tennant and Ingrid Wendt.. The Open Mic will follow their reading. Email Tom Hogan at tomhogan2@comcast.net to register. You will receive a zoom link prior to the event. Plan to read 1 or 2 poems depending on the number of participants and length of the poems. If time permits additional poems will be allowed. The event will be recorded and available for viewing on demand on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel after the event.

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The Milwaukie Poetry Series: Anis Mojgani Poetry Reading

Anis Mojgani’s poetry reading will be livestreamed on May 12, 2021 on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel. (link is external) Anis Mojgani is the current Poet Laureate of Oregon. A two-time individual champion of the National Poetry Slam and winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam, he has been awarded residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, Caldera, AIR Serenbe, The Bloedel Nature Reserve, The Sou’wester, and the Oregon Literary Arts Writers-In-The-Schools program. Anis has done commissions for the Getty Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum, and his work has appeared on HBO, National Public Radio, and as part of the Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day series; and in the pages of the NYTimes, Rattle, Platypus, Winter Tangerine, Forklift Ohio, and Bat City Review. Known for his performances and well regarded for them…

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First Friday Poetry Reading and Open Mic on Zoom

First Friday Open Mic and Poetry Reading a virtual event on Zoom. Co-sponsored by the Milwaukie Poetry Series and St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Featured Readers are members of the Milwaukie Poetry Series Committee. The Open Mic will follow their reading. Email Tom Hogan at tomhogan2@comcast.net (link sends e-mail) to register. You will receive a zoom link prior to the event. Plan to read 1 or 2 poems depending on the number of participants and length of the poems. If time permits additional poems will be allowed. The event will be recorded and available for viewing on demand on the Ledding Library YouTube Channel (link is external) after the event.

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The Milwaukie Poetry Series: Claudia Savage

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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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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