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Consider This with David Treuer

On July 15, David Treuer, author of The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, will join Oregon Humanities for a conversation on land, possession, and justice. The history of the Americas is inextricable from the theft of land from Native people. How should we, in the present, deal with this fact? The conversation will take place via Zoom and YouTube. Read more or RSVP now.

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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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Conversations in Cohort : ROUTES BETWEEN RAINDROPS by Dan Wiencek

Join First Matter Press 2021 featured author Dan Wiencek in conversation with Gabby Hancher and Jessica E. Pierce about his forthcoming poetry collection, ROUTES BETWEEN RAINDROPS. The evening will begin with a short reading, followed by a discussion of the book and audience Q & A. Start time: 6:30 pacific Register here: https://www.firstmatterpress.org/events.html Previews of Wiencek’s work can be found on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDuRXJSuv4sgqhQxE_X_iSQ/videos

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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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Windfall Reading: Susan Leslie Moore and Judith Montgomery

Join Lane Literary Guild and Eugene Public Library for a livestream of the Windfall Reading Series, a monthly gathering highlighting local and regional writers. This month, poets Susan Leslie Moore and Judith Montgomery will read and take questions online. Susan Leslie Moore’s poetry has appeared widely, including in Best American Poetry 2020, The New York Times Magazine, New York Quarterly, and Poetry Northwest. She edited the online magazine Caffeine Destiny for 13 years, and is one of the editors of the anthology Alive At The Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest. A winner of a Juniper Prize in Poetry, her first full-length collection is That Place Where You Opened Your Hands. Moore lives in Portland and serves as Director of Programs for Writers at…

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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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Oregon Book Awards Finalists in Drama: Panel Discussion

Join the five Oregon Book Award finalists for the Angus Bowmer Award in Drama for a panel discussion, moderated by Chip Miller, Associate Artistic Director of Portland Center Stage at The Armory. Streamed live at Portland Center Stage on their You Tube and Facebook pages at YouTube, and Facebook ANGUS BOWMER AWARD FOR DRAMA Judges: Michelle Carter, Diana Grisanti, KJ Sanchez Sara Jean Accuardi of Portland, The Delays Conor Eifler of Portland, You Cannot Undo This Action E.M. Lewis of Monitor, How the Light Gets In Anya Pearson of Portland, The Measure of Innocence Andrea Stolowitz of Portland, Recent Unsettling Events Before joining Portland Center Stage, Chip (they/them) held the role of artistic associate/resident director at Kansas City Repertory Theatre for seven years, where their…

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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 Role of the Artist in Revolution: Panel discussion with CLASSIX featuring Intisar Abioto and James R. Dixon

Explore the role of the artist in times of revolution in this panel discussion featuring CLASSIX members Arminda Thomas and Dominique Rider, joined by Portland-based artists Intisar Abioto and James R. Dixon, and moderated by Kamilah Bush, PCS Literary Manager. This panel was inspired by the themes of Alice Childress’ play Wine in the Wilderness, written in 1969 and still current today, about an artist working amidst race riots in Harlem. Streamed live at YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. Meet Intisar Abioto (she/her/hers) Intisar (b. Memphis, TN. 1986) is an artist working across photography, dance, and writing. Moving from the visionary and embodied root of Blackgirl Southern cross-temporal, cross-modal storytelling ways, her works refer to the living breath/breadth of people of African descent against the expanse of their storied, geographic, and imaginative landscapes. Working in long-form projects that encompass the visual, folkloric, documentary, and…

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