VoiceCatcher poets: Maggie Chula, Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, Andrea Hollander, Annie Lighthart, Emily Pitman Newberry, Darlene Pagán and Pat Phillips West
at Stonehenge Studios, 3508 SW Corbett Avenue, Portland 97239 on Sunday, July 14 from
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public, the Studio Series is
held monthly on second Sundays. The adjoining Ross Island Café is no
longer open on Sunday evenings. For additional information please
contact host and organizer Leah Stenson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
is a poet, teacher and performance artist. She has published seven
books of poetry and currently serves as the first Poet Laureate of
Friends of Chamber Music in Portland and as President of the Tanka
Society of America.
Poet-dramatist Cindy Williams Gutiérrez collaborates with musicians, thespians and visual artists. Her collection, the small claim of bones,
is forthcoming from Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe (Arizona State
University). Her plays have been produced by the Miracle Theatre Group
and Insight Out Theatre Collective.
Andrea Hollander is the author of three chapbooks and four full-length poetry collections, most recently Landscape with Female Figure: New & Selected Poems, 1982 – 2012. She is the recipient of a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship.
began writing poetry after her first visit to an Oregon old-growth
forest. Since then, she has continued to write while working as a
teacher and mother. Her book of poetry Iron String is forthcoming from Airlie Press in October 2013.
Emily Pittman Newberry is a poet, speaker, writer and performance artist. One Spirit Press published Butterfly A Rose, her first book of poetry, in 2010.
is a writer and mother, an activist and wife, a teacher and thinker.
She teaches writing and literature at Pacific University in Oregon. A
full-length collection, Petty Crimes and Other Misadventures, is forthcoming.
Pat Phillips West’s poems have appeared or will appear in Imagination & Place: Weather, Persimmon Tree, VoiceCatcher6, Manzanita Writers Press, San Pedro River Review and elsewhere.