Dec. 6th VoiceCatcher Poets at the Corkscrew Wine Bar’s Plonk Reading Series, Portland, 7:00 p.m.!




Nov. 15th– five festive poets at Pegasus Gallery

Keli Osborn, Laura LeHew, Judith Edelstein, Merridawn Deckler, and Rachel Barton will read from the anthology, The Absence of Something Specified and other work. Come and  mingle, browse among the fine art, and listen to some of the finest poets of the northwest–this is really  a stellar collection! (If you’d rather stay out of the rain, you can buy the anthology online at Pegasus Gallery is located at 341 SW 2nd St. Corvallis (Just past Old World Deli)


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In celebration of the August Postcard Poetry Fest and the release of the anthology by the same name, APPF poets will read at Mother Foucault’s Bookstore, Friday at 7:00 p.m., October 27th, 2018 (523 SE Morrison St. in Portland). Come join us!



Readers from The Absence of Something Specified (anthology) will join with Penelope Scambly Schott’s White Dog Reading Series,  March 19, 2017 in Portland (Schott residence) from 3-5 PM.

Poetry Reading:  Saturday, November 19th, 3:00-4:00 p.m. IMAGINE COFFEE (5460 Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Featuring Be Herrera, Carol Hottle, Jade Rosina McCutcheon, Linda Varsell Smith, and Rachel Barton.                                                                                        

 Stonehenge Studio Series:  Poetry Reading and Open Mic–Sunday, September 11, 2016, from 7:-9:00 p.m.  Rachel Barton and David Oates are the featured readers.  Open mic to follow–bring your poems! (3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland, 97239)



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Local Poets Poetry Reading
Free One-Time Event:  Saturday, June 4th, 3:00-4:00 PM
IMAGINE COFFEE (5460 Philomath Blvd., Corvallis)

Be Herrera, Karen Jones, Jade Rosina McCutcheon, Linda Varsell Smith, Rachel Barton

April 30th:  National Poetry Month Corvallis/Salem Poets’ Gathering 2016.  Readings and Roundtable discussions all day–Rachel Barton reads with Tammy Robacker and others between 1:-2:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, Anderson Room B, Saturday. Come join us!


SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POETS!  Poetry Reading  Free Event: Saturday, March 19th, 2016 3:-4:00 Imagine Coffee — 5460 SW   Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, ORFeaturing:  Steve Blevans, Marion Whitney,Linda Smith, Carol Hottle, Jana Seeliger,  Nancy Jamieson, Tammy Robacker, and Rachel Barton