Monday, July 23, 2012

Preternatural Poetry Week in Portland, 7/23-7/31

There's a lot happening this week.

Monday, July 23, 6:30 pm
Kaia Sand, Dana Hynes, Donna Prinzmetal, Judith Pulman, Dan Raphael, & Rob Freedman 
Readings in various genres by instructors in the Multnomah Arts Center Literary Arts Program
Poetry on the Piazza -- Judith Pulman, host
Director Park 
SW Park & Taylor 


Tuesday, July 24, 7:00 pm
Kyle Schlesinger, Robbie Dewhurst, Cindy St. John
Three visiting poets, hosted by one of Portland's newest specialist booksellers

Division Leap -- Gallery, Rare Bookstore, and Publisher 
425 SE 3rd #303 (Oak Street Bldg.)


Wednesday, July 25, 7:30 pm
Rodney Koeneke, Eileen Joy, David Hadbawnik, Dan Remein, Jen Coleman, & Mark Owens  
Wordsmirch, hosted by Chris Piuma, with visiting writers (in town for the New Chaucer Society conference) and local favorites

Mother Foucault's Bookshop 
523 SE Morrison


Thursday, July 26, 7:30 pm
Cindy St. John, Lindsay Allison Ruoff, & music by Chanticleer Tru
If Not for Kidnap reading series
3968 SE Mall St. (upper floors)


Sunday, July 29, 7:30 pm
Chris Piuma & Jared Stanley
Spare Room cofounder Piuma, now in Toronto, and Jared Stanley visiting from Reno

Spare Room reading series 
Open Space Cafe 
2815 SE Holgate


Monday, July 30, 6:30 pm
Escritorio Publico / Plaza of Public Writings
Based on the Plaza de Santo Domingo in Mexico City, the public will be invited to work with the plaza’s scribes to turn a plea, pledge, rant, declaration, seduction, or curse into a letter, lyric, poem, song, prose, or other creative work; also instant bookmaking and performances

Poetry on the Piazza -- Rodney Koeneke and Jen Coleman, hosts
Director Park 
SW Park & Taylor