"CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF WILLIAM STAFFORD"
Featuring Paulann Petersen, Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita
April 2, 2017
2:00-4:00pm, at Kairos-Milwaukie UCC, Milwaukie
Speaker: Paulann Petersen
Photo credit - Sabina Samiee
Paulann Petersen is a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University whose poems have appeared in many publications including Poetry, The New Republic, Prairie Schooner, and Wilderness Magazine. Her first full-length collection of poems, The Wild Awake, was published by Confluence Press in 2002. A second, Blood-Silk, poems about Turkey, was published by Quiet Lion Press of Portland in 2004. A Bride of Narrow Escape was published by Cloudbank Books as part of its Northwest Poetry Series in 2006. Kindle was published by Mountains and Rivers Press in 2008. The Voluptuary was published by Lost Horse Press in 2010. Her latest book, Understory, is also from Lost Horse Press, 2013.
Film: "Every War Has Two Losers" based on the journals of William Stafford
Presented by the Portland Fellowship of Reconciliation (P-FOR)
Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ, 4790 SE Logus Road, Milwaukie 97222
Directions: www.kairosucc.org/directions Contact: Joanie McClellan, 818-599-0257