Upcoming Events

Dead Poets Reading
You are invited to a poetry reading November 3rd, Saturday afternoon, at the Creekside Grill, 3-5 pm-- to hear outstanding poets of the past, live!

May Sarton 1912 - 1995
Dylan Thomas 1914 - 1953
Charles Bukowski 1920 - 1994
Joan Swift 1926 -1917

Come early for best seating, and to order beverages. Enjoy a cozy
and memorable visit by cherished poets. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: no entry costs, donations appreciated.
Address: Creekside Grill, 242 S. Water Street, Silverton

Upcoming Festival:
                   Save the dates: February 15,16,17
                            Monthly Open Mics
                         Second Sundays
                               at the Borland Gallery
                                          303 Coolidge Street
                                         Silverton, Or. 97381    
                                                2:30 - 3:45

Poesia Latina

June 23rd
2:00- 3:30
Mt. Angel Abby Coffee House

Part l : A poetry reading
Part ll: A round table discussion on the Language of Poetry

Call to Poets:

Estimados amigos:

Past Events:

A special collaboration with the Lunaria Art Gallery, Silverton
        Ekphrastic Poetry Reading
May 12th, 2018
Saturday 1-3:30pm
at the Lunaria Gallery
Steve Slemenda, a co-founder of the Silverton Poetry Association and a poetry instructor for many years at Chemeketa Community College, will give a short presentation and lead a discussion on Ekphrastic Poems (poems inspired by or otherwise derived from paintings). Examples of both paintings and related poems will be provided. The event will conclude with audience participation in drafting a poem springing from contemplation of a work by a local artist.    



Saturday November 4th, 2017

3:30 to 6:00 pm.

Mount Angel Abbey Library Auditorium, St. Benedict, Oregon


Annual SPA Events 

Poesia Latina / Bilingual Poetry

Annual Dead Poets Live!

William Stafford Celebration



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

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Jan 16, 2018, 7:41 AM