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The Practice of Poetry: A Workshop for Young Writers

At the Young Willamette Writers February 1 meeting, veteran poet, author, and instructor Sage Cohen will lead an interactive workshop offering a series of prompts to spark new poems and help explore a variety of craft considerations. Participants will leave with 3-4 poem starts they can continue developing on their own. Come with your favorite…

Oregon Poetry Association 2016 Conference in Eugene!

The Oregon Poetry Association and Lane Literary Guild present OPA’s Annual Conference 2016 Eugene, OR 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…

Calling All Poets!

The Poets’ Corner at Art & The Vineyard and Authors & Artists fair was created by Quinton Hallett & Nancy Carol Moody, in an effort to help bring visibility to local poets of Lane County at these two annual fundraisers created by Bill Sullivan. After many years of hosting and coordinating these events, having brought…

January 2016 — Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

January 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library   All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.   Celebrating Shakespeare’s First Folio Saturday, January 16, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive. Free. Join Lara Bovilsky for an introduction to the exhibit “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare”…

March 2015 – Book-lover and Writerly Events at Eugene Public Library

March 2015  – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library   All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   1000 Places to See Before You Die – Author Patricia Schultz Sunday, March 1, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Armchair travelers and savvy globetrotters alike will love this illustrated talk…

January 2015 – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading: Armin Tolentino and Mary Rechner Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s Windfall Reading features poet Armin Tolentino and short story writer and essayist Mary Rechner.   Armin Tolentino is a widely-published poet who was honored with…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, April 2014

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library Roaring ’20s Party Friday, April 4, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Wind up The Big Read of The Great Gatsby with a bang! Come to a Roaring ’20s Party featuring live music and dancing with the Calamity…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, March 2014

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library THE BIG READ 2014: THE GREAT GATSBY These events are part of The Big Read: a Eugene/Springfield community celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in…