Fall 2017


February 23-24-25, 2018 - More Info Here Soon



December 10 (That's a Sunday)

2:30 - 4:00 at the Silverton Borland Gallery

303 Coolidge Street, 97381

(In the Coolidge McClaine City Park)

Bring song-lyrics, favorite poems, original poetry 

or just come to enjoy the readings.

December 10, 2017



Saturday November 4th, 2017

3:30 to 6:00 pm.

Mount Angel Abbey Library Auditorium, St. Benedict, Oregon

The Silverton Poetry Association presents its 27th Dead Poets Reading in the Mount Angel Abbey Library Auditorium on the Saturday afternoon following All Souls Day and el Día de los Muertos.



These three poets will reappear on earth, talk about their lives and share their poetry:

                    Matsuo Bashō             1644 - 1694    Haiku painter of the mundane.


                    Langston Hughes      1902 - 1967    Soul of the Harlem Renaissance

                    Alejandra Pizarnik   1936 - 1972   La poeta de volatilidad


Free to the public (donations welcome).  Family friendly. 

The reading starts at 4 o'clock.  Social time before and after, with refreshments in the library foyer. 


Directions: Go to Mount Angel, up past the cathedral to the top of the town, 

follow the signs for parking on the Abbey hill. 

More information: 503-873-5768 ~ veremc@live.com


Second Sunday Open Mic

Sunday, September 10

2:30 - 3:45 at the Silverton Borland Gallery

Silverton Art Association

303 Coolidge Street, 97381

Participants may bring song-lyrics, favorite poems and original poetry 

or come to enjoy the readings.

September 10, 2017


Poesia Latina / Bilingual Poetry

April 22nd at the Mt. Angel Abbey Coffee Shop, Saturday

Three Featured readers will give short readings and biographies of their poet

Poesía latina, es un evento organizado por SPA e ICO, se llevará acabo, el sábado 22 de abril y coincide con la celebración del día de la tierra, ¡qué gran día para la tierra y para la poesía! El evento es de 3-5pm en la cafeteria/Bookstore del Abbey en Mt Angel (Monasterio). 

3:00 pm

Come early for coffee and a good seat!

Annual SPA Events 

Poesia Latina / Bilingual Poetry

Twice-Yearly Dead Poets Live!

William Stafford Celebration



See 'Silverton's Affair with Poetry'
By Efrain Horna - Diaz

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