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Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work.
Here is an opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented Portland writers.Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired!
Doors open at 6:30. Please, no reading from electronic devices.
February’s One Page Wednesday‘s featured readers will be Kate Gray and Ashley Tolliver. The evening will be hosted by Natalie Serber.
Kate Gray’s first novel, Carry the Sky (Forest Avenue, 2014), takes an unblinking look at bullying. Her first full-length book of poems, Another Sunset We Survive (2007) was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and followed chapbooks, Bone-Knowing (2006), winner of the Gertrude Press Poetry Prize and Where She Goes (2000), winner of the Blue Light Chapbook Prize. She curates the INCITE: Queer Writers Read series with Kate Carroll de Gutes.
Ashley Toliver is the author of Ideal Machine (Poor Claudia, 2014) and Spectra (Coffee House Press, 2018). A poetry editor at Moss., her work has been supported by fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets. She received her MFA from Brown University in 2013.