Silverton Poetry Association



Poems and Prayer Flags

Silverton, Ore. September 4th, City Park on Main Street

Silverton Poetry Festival 2020

Gordon House, Featured Poets Reading

Friday, February 21st, 7pm

Poets Emmett Wheatfall and Penelope Schott will open this year’s festival with readings from their published work in the beautiful and historic Frank Lloyd Wright, Gordon House.

Refreshments served.

Frank Lloyd Wright Gordon House
869 W. Main Street
Silverton

Favorite Poem Project/ Open Mic

Saturday, February 22nd, 10:30-12:30 pm

Bring a favorite published poem to read and briefly comment on—in the spirit of the Favorite Poem Project. In the first half, we’ll share poems written by others that have personal significance. The second half of the event is Open Mic, everyone is welcome to read one or two original compositions.

Silver Falls Library Auditorium
410 S. Water Street
Silverton

Poetry Workshop

Saturday, February 22nd, 2:30-4:15 pm

A poetry writing workshop with Penelope Schott

Limited space of 12, $30.00

Silverton Arts Association
303 Coolidge Street
Silverton

To register and reserve a space, send checks (payable to the Silverton Poetry Association) to:

Silverton Poetry Association
P.O. Box 929
Silverton 97381


Talking Poets, Featured Readers

Saturday, February 22nd, 7pm

Poets Jessica Mehta and Lex Runciman will read from their published work and discuss their poems, writing processes, and life poetic.

Refreshments available for purchase.

Creekside Grill
242 S. Water Street
Silverton

Feast of Poets

Sunday, February 23, 1:30-3:30 pm

In the festival’s finale event, three featured poets will read from their published work.

Poets: Marilyn Johnston, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, Floyd Skloot

A feast of delectable foods will be provided at the conclusion in the library foyer.

Mt. Angel Abbey Library Auditorium
1 Abbey Drive
St. Benedict

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Abbey Library, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.