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Portland State Library Presents William Stafford Birthday Celebration Poetry Reading
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 7:00pm to Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 9:00pm

Portland State Library Presents

William Stafford Birthday Celebration Poetry Reading
Smith Memorial Student Union
Browsing Lounge, 2nd Floor

7 p.m.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Join the Portland State Library at the fourth annual celebration of the life and poetry of the late William Stafford (1914-1993), Oregon's poet laureate.

Several poets will be reading their favorite Stafford poems plus one or two of their own. Look forward to hearing from Professor Emeritus Shelley Reece, Professor Michele Glazer, Portland State MFA graduate students, Sara Sutter, Neesa Sonoquie, Lisa Nasshahn and Cindy O'Loughlin, as well as Oregon poet, Verlena Orr.

There will be an open mike for your favorite Stafford poem and one of your own poems.

 

Refreshments will be served at the reading, which is free and open to the public. For more information about William Stafford, please visit the Friends of William Stafford web site.