Mountain Writers Series

 

 

Watch our web page for announcements about upcoming events at Floyd's Old Town (118 NW Couch) or on Oregon's North Coast. Watch also for our events at TaborSpace (5441 SE Belmont) and at the Concordia University library in NE Portland. 

March 2017

Mountain Writers Series and Concordia University Libraries' Art & Culture Program
present a Book Launch & Reading featuring Holly Karapetkova, winner of the Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize, celebrating the publication of Towline from Cloudbank Books.

 

Holly Karapetkova

 
Sunday, March 12, 2017
  • Book-signing Reception at 1:30 PM
  • Poetry Reading at 2:00 PM

George R. White Library & Learning Center - GRW 108
Concordia Univeristy, 2900 NE Liberty Street, Portland OR 97211

Free and open to the public.

Holly Karapetkova’s poems and translations from the Bulgarian have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, North American Review, 32 PoemsHuffington PostPoetry Northwest, and many other placesHer first book, Words We Might One Day Say (WWPH Press),won the Washington Writers’ Publishing House Prize for Poetry, and her second book, Towline (Cloudbank Books), won the Vern Rutsala Poetry Contest. She has been nominated for six Pushcart Prizes and is the author of over twenty books and graphic stories for children and young adults. She holds an MFA in Poetry and a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature and currently chairs the Department of Literature and Languages at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.

 
Link to Flyer

 

This event is made possible by support from the Oregon Arts Commission, Cloudbank Books, and Concordia University Libraries' Art & Culture Program. A book-signing reception will precede the reading, at 1:30 PM. This reception will also make available copies of The Long Haul, Vern Rutsala's last book of poetry, posthumously published by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

  

June 2017

Mountain Writers Series and Concordia University Libraries' Art & Culture Program
present a Book Launch & Reading featuring Christopher Howell and Joseph Millar for their new collections:
  • Howell's Love's Last Note: Poems (Milkweed Editions, 2017)
  • Millar's Kingdom (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017)

 

Details of the book-launch event are forthcoming.

 
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