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Recent and Forthcoming Readings, Seminars, and Workshops
 
Repeated Events:

The Poetry Repair Shop:
   Begun in 2016 and taught jointly by Andrea Hollander and John Brehm, this hands-on fix-it workshop is designed for a limit of eight poets, each of whom brings a troubled poem-in-progress to the session, held at The Multnomah Friends Meeting House, 4312 SE Stark Street, Portland, Oregon. Each session is self-contained, runs from 9:00 a.m. till 12:30 p.m., and costs $75. This workshop fills quickly; to put your name on the list of potential participants, contact Andrea here. She will contact you when the next session is scheduled.

The Ambassador Writing Seminars:
    Begun in the summer of 2017, these 8- 10-, or 12-week series of writing seminars in poetry or the personal essay are held weekly for 3 hours per session. The seminars focus on craft concepts or techniques and are limited to six participants per series. If you live in the Portland, Oregon, area and are interested in being on the email list for notification of future series, please contact Andrea here.

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January 2018

Saturdays, January 13, 20, 27, and February 10 (10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
    Through the auspices of Soapstone, Andrea Hollander will facilitate this 4-session study group on the poetry of Linda Pastan. The four sessions will be held at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, Oregon. For more information, contact Andrea here.

Tuesday, January 16 (7:00 p.m.)
    Featured readers Andrea Hollander and Don Colburn will celebrate the work of William Stafford by reading his poems and their own in a free event in celebration of Stafford’s birthday month at Lake Osewego Public Library, 706 4th Street, Lake Oswego, Oregon. For information contact Alicia Yokoyama here. 


January, February, March 2018

Wednesdays, January 31 - March 21 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
    The focus of this 8-week series of Ambassador Writing Seminars is an intensive in poetry to be held in the Portland, Oregon, home of Andrea Hollander. Different from a workshop, the seminar is a deep exploration and discussion of concepts and techniques that through thorough examination can benefit creative writing. Each week participants will explore a single concept or technique through masterful examples provided in the poems of others with the aim of improving their own work.
    The seminar is limited to six participants and costs: $395 (includes handouts). For more information, email Andrea by clicking here.

March 2018 

Friday, March 23 (7:00 p.m.)
    Andrea will read with Leah Stenson at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 523 SE Morrison Street, Portland, Oregon. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andrea here.     


April 2018

Friday, April 6 (7:00 - 8:30 p.m.)
    Andrea Hollander will give a reading of her work at Room 001 (The Grotto) at the Lighthouse Writers’ Workshop, 1515 Race Street, Denver, Colorado. Free for members; $10 for non-members. Please register on the website if you would like to attend. For more information, contact Andrea here, call the Lighthouse at 303-297-1185, or check the website: lighthousewriters.org.

Saturday and Sunday, April 7 & 8 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m. both days)
    Andrea Hollander will teach a weekend intensive, The Poem as Journey, at the Lighthouse Writers’ Workshop, 1515 Race Street, Denver, Colorado. For more information, contact Andrea here, call the Lighthouse at 303-297-1185, or check the website: lighthousewriters.org.

Sunday, Aprili 15 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
 Andrea Hollander joins Paulann Petersen and John Brehm reading from The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy, edited by Brehm, at Multnomah Country Central Library, 801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. The event is free and open to the public.


May 2018

Sunday, May 20 (2:00 - 3:30 p.m.)
    Andrea Hollander joins Paulann Petersen and John Brehm reading from The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy, edited by Brehm, at Sellwood Branch Library, 7860 SE 13th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. The event is free and open to the public.

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