In Another Voice: An interactive reading featuring VoiceCatcher persona poet Carolyn Martin, along with poet Kate Kingston and artist Lawrence Wheeler. Includes discussion into the topic of the persona poem, addressing craft, inspiration and research. Audience participation encouraged. Free admission, open to the public, all ages. Come early for Glyph’s eclectic menu. The kitchen closes promptly at 5:00 p.m. but beer, wine, cold drinks and pastries will be available throughout the event.
Glyph Café & Arts Space Thursday, July 30, 2015 5:00–7:00 p.m. Portland, OR 97209
VoiceCatcher Claudia F. Savage presents several poetry workshops through The Attic Institute in SE Portland this July, August, and September-October. One-day workshops and ongoing weekly ones.
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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.
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, Aug. 1, 2015 9:30–11:00 a.m. Courtyard Village 4555 NE 66th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98661 360-606-9306
Through Portland Women Writers, VoiceCatcher Pearl Waldorf offers a one-day writing and creativity workshop this August. (Please note date change to Aug. 22) 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 Cost: $100
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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