The Oregon Poetry Association and Lane Literary Guild present
OPA’s Annual Conference 2016
September 30th – October 2nd
Come join keynote speaker John Witte, Oregon poet laureate Liz Woody, Oregon Book Award winners Willa Schneberg and Penelope Scambly Schott, and Stewart Holbrook Award winner George Venn, among many others. Celebrate the re-opening of the Oregon Poetry Collection at its new home in the Knight Library; attend stimulating workshops, readings, and panels; browse the book room; participate in open mics; or just hang out with fellow poets and enjoy.
NOTE: the following events are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
Oregon Poetry Collection – Opening
University of Oregon, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St, Eugene OR 97403
September 30th, 2:00 PM
Oregon Poet Laureate Liz Woody reads, followed by open mic
Valley River Inn, McKenzie Room
1000 Valley River Way, Eugene OR 97401
September 30th, 7:00 PM
2585 Willamette St, Eugene OR 97405
October 1st, 7:00 PM
To reserve your room, contact the Valley River Inn at 1-800-543-8266 before September 9th to get the group rate: $99.00 for a deluxe single or double. Additional people may be added to a room for $20.00 apiece. Advance deposit required. Be sure to mention the Oregon Poetry Association.
Registration includes admission to the workshops of your choice, plus lunch on Saturday October 1st. OPA Members please note: The annual General Membership Meeting follows lunch on Saturday October 1st.
Members, early bird (postmark deadline September 15th): $65.00
Non-members or after September 15th: $75.00
Student rate (K-12 or college, with student ID): $40.00
Download the conference registration form and book table form here.