VoiceCatchers Claudia F. Savage and Tricia Knoll will be among the poets reading at the release of Jacqueline Freeman’s book, The Song of Increase: Returning to Our Sacred Relationship with Honeybees. Join them for bees, vegetables and other summer mayhem.
Monday, July 13, 2015
3701 SE Belmont, Portland, OR 97214
Claudia F. Savage continues her weekly workshop, A Poet’s Rhythm. The next series begins Sunday, July 19, 2015, 10:00–noon, and meets for seven weeks. She also presents several poetry workshops at The Attic Institute in SE Portland this summer.
Kristin Roedell’s new book of poetry, Downriver, was a finalist for the Quercus Review Press poetry prize. Now it has been published by Kelsay Books via Aldrich Press. Downriver is available on Amazon. Kristin is a long-time contributor and volunteer for VoiceCatcher, and offers poetry mentoring on its behalf.
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Polish your skills as a presenter and public reader through the Toastmasters program. Unique among Toastmasters clubs, the local Thrill of the Quill club caters to writers. This club meets the first Saturday of each month (check their website calendar for exceptions). All are welcome to attend; no admission charge.
Thrill of the Quill Toastmasters Club
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Courtyard Village 4555 NE 66th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98661
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VoiceCatcher prose editor Liz Prato presents her debut story collection, Baby’s on Fire, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at Annie Bloom’s Books. 7834 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, OR 97219. 503-246-0053.
VoiceCatcher Reading. Contributors to VoiceCatcher: a journal of women’s voices & visions present their original work. Friday, July 31, 2015, 7:00–9:00 p.m. at Ford Food and Drink, 2505 SE 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97202. Meet and mingle with others in the VoiceCatcher community. The reading is open to all; no admission charge. More info here.
Participants will immerse in the powerful model inspired by The Hakomi Method, a body-centered form of psychotherapy. Pearl says, “We’ll spend a day together luxuriating in the gift of our own undivided attention, a transformative practice in itself. With compassionate guidance, we’ll dip into embodied experiences of the four stages of creative flow.”
Writing Through the Four Stages of Creative Flow
Saturday, August 22, 2015, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Studio at Box Lift Lofts
333 NE Hancock, Studio 16, Portland, OR 97212
Pearl’s story sharing evenings, exploring our complex interpersonal relationships at work through the lens of attachment theory, continue at no charge through 2015.
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