This exciting series of readings by established local poets takes place on the second Wednesday of each month September through June at 7 p.m. in the Pond House adjacent to the Milwaukie Ledding Library, 2215 SE Harrison, Milwaukie, OR, 97222.
It is our mission to make poetry more accessible to all members of the community. We all have our own unique voices and discover them by sharing with family, friends, in small groups or in settings like the Milwaukie Poetry Series at the Ledding Library Pond House. Reading poetry and bringing people together to hear the spoken word supports and develops community. In addition to the readings, there are also workshops, open mike readings, youth events, and a summer poetry picnic. Poetry is the life of a community; it helps us write our story, which is at the heart of this wonderful enterprise. Browse through our video archive to hear some of the best poets in the Pacific Northwest reading from their works. Below you will find links to poet bios, videos of the readings, and their poems.
For information or questions about the readings or to join the group list, please contact the Series Coordinator Tom Hogan at (503) 819-8367 or email@example.com or Reference Librarian Sarah Lander at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want to thank the City of Milwaukie for its support and all the volunteers that make it a possibility.
|Season 6 (underway)|
|September 12th, 2013||Ingrid Wendt||Video||Bio||Poem|
|October 10th, 2013||John Daniel||Video||Bio||Poem|
|November 14th, 2013 - at the Black Box||Ursula Le Guin||Video||Bio||Poem|
|December 12th, 2013||Karen Holmberg||Video||Bio||Poem|
|January 9th, 2013||Matthew Dickman||Video||Bio||Poem|
|February 13th, 2013||Herman Asarnow||Video||Bio||Poem|
|March 13th, 2013||Cecelia Hagen||Video||Bio||Poem|
|April 10th, 2013||Steve Dieffenbacher||Video||Bio||Poem|
|May 8th, 2013||Mark Thalman||Video||Bio||Poem|
|June 12th, 2013||Andrea Hollander Budy||Video||Bio||Poem|