Community poetry night on tap in Sisters
Last updated 4/18/2023 at 6:14pm
Paulina Springs Books will host a community poetry night in celebration of National Poetry Month on Tuesday, April 18. The event will feature a poetry open mic followed by a reading by featured poet Donna Henderson.
Folks are welcome to come and share a poem they have written, or a poem they love. Sign-ups for poetry open mic will begin at 6 p.m. Each reader is limited to two poems or five minutes. This is an all-ages event, all are welcome, and adult content may possibly be shared. After open mic, Donna Henderson will present from her new collection of poems, "Send Word."
Henderson is the author of three previous collections of poems, two of which ("Transparent Woman" and "The Eddy Fence") were finalists for the Oregon Book Award in Poetry. Her poems, song lyrics, essays, reviews, and artwork appear in journals, anthologies, exhibits, and recordings. A practicing psychotherapist, Donna lives with her husband on the banks of the Deschutes River.
Poetry Night is set for Tuesday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Paulina Springs Books, 252 W. Hood Ave. For more information call 541-549-0866.