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A Night of Poetry with Amy Orazio, Brandon Jordan Brown, and Laura Houlberg
March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, March 9 at 7 pm to hear new poetry from three fabulous Portland poets.
Amy Orazio’s work has appeared in Gap Tooth, Pidgeonholes, Chaparral, Timber Journal, Ruminate Magazine, The Curator and elsewhere. Her first collection of poems, called Quench, (CW Books), is available now. Amy lives in the uncool part of Portland with her husband and two tiny sons.
Brandon Jordan Brown is an Alabama-born poet living in Portland, Oregon. A 2014 PEN American Emerging Voices Fellow and winner of the 2016 Orison Anthology Poetry Prize, Brandon’s work appears in The Journal; Sycamore Review; RHINO Poetry; Forklift, Ohio and elsewhere. His poetry-film “XOXO” was a recent selection at Seattle’s Cadence: A Video Poetry Festival.
Laura Houlberg is a Portland writer & filmmaker who sharpened their teeth in Los Angeles. They have competed twice at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational and has won the Portland Poetry Slam three times. Their poetry has appeared in Michelle Tea’s RADAR Productions: GLOW Queer Poetry Feature, Big Big Wednesday, SUSAN the Journal, and is archived on Oregon Poetic Voices. Their films have premiered on Ones to Watch, Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, and the Reel Music Festival. They are usually dancing in front of the PhotoBooth app like it’s 2008. View their work here.
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