With the exception of my July 27 reading in Forest Grove, Oregon for the months following I am getting knee replacment on Sept. 5 and will not be featuring until 2014
I will be the featured reader at the Forest Grove, Oregon library Open Mic at 10:30....It is an open mic so bring your work and come to read.
Am having knee replacement surgery so if you hear nothing from me, my energy is going into healing, looking for ward to being out and about reading soon
Portland, Oregon - 3 Friends Coffeehouse - Monday nights 7p.m. to 8 p.m. feature and at 8p.m. to 10:00 p.m. open mic - corner of S.E. 12th and Pine
OPEN MIC POETRY at the Writing Center (VLIB 203) Washington State University Vancouver 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue Vancouver, WA 98686-9600 ... Hosted by Writing Center consultant and Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic founder Christopher Luna Featuring Mary Slocum Wednesday, March 6 5:30pm Mary Slocum was a shipyard electrician with a MSW for 17 years. Now retired, she has time to pursue her theory that she is a reincarnated dog. Mary has been published in Stanza, NW Literary Review, Upper Left Edge, Tradeswomen’s Network Newsletter, Black Cat, Portland Alliance, Unhook, Work and Carcinogenic. She enjoys reading publicly more than publishing and has also appeared with a comedy collective. Her new collection, Greatest Hits: 60 Years of Lookin ($14.95), published by Dancing Moon Press, is also available in e-reader (all four formats). Regular posts and poems can be found at: www.maryslocum.com
Christopher Luna is the co-founder, with Toni Partington, of Printed Matter Vancouver, whose books include Ghost Town Poetry, an anthology of poems from the popular Vancouver, WA open mic reading he founded in 2004, and Serenity in the Brutal Garden, the debut collection by Vancouver poet Jenney Pauer. His books include GHOST TOWN, USA and The Flame Is Ours: The Letters of Stan Brakhage and Michael McClure 1961-1978, an important piece of film and literary history that Luna edited at Brakhage’s request, available on Michael Rothenberg’s Big Bridge.org. Luna has been a Writing Center consultant since August 2012.
I just added my 11 year old graddaughter's page. She is a poet and her grandma is proud of her work. Also added a new animal poem...Happy New Year
3 Friends Coffeehouse SE 12th and Pine Portland, Or.
7 P>M> sharp because we have 6 poets who will exorcise their demons and yours: breakup themed reading at 3 Friends, 7-8 pm, Monday, Nov. 12 with Mike G, Mary L. Slocum, Joy Pearson Quarles, Patrick Bocarde, Laura Holburg, Ryan Scariano It will be the the exorcising of demons- 6 angels who loved and were done wrong visit revenge in thier truths. Everything in life can be reduced to us and them....and they are always wrong!
December 17, 2012 Mary l. Slocum and Brentley Johnson read and discuss their common roots and growing up in a tourist resort in Gatlinburg Tennessee. Brentley Johnson is a professor at Pacific University in Forest Grove Oregon. they will both read from their works - 10:00 p.m. KBOO Radio, Portland, Or.
Patrick Bochard will moderate the Talking Earth Series- the longest running Poetry radio show in Portland, Or.
Dec. 13, 2012 I will feature in Vancouver at the Ghost Town Reading: