Poetry for the People – September 16, 2017

Matador Review Seeks Submissions for Winter

Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is accepting submissions for the Winter 2018 publication. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. The call for submissions will end November 30.

Submit to editors@matadorreview.com / Any questions? Email contact@matadorreview.com / matadorreview.com/submissions

Roving Park Players Presents Melodrama

The Roving Park Players present an original Melodrama by company member Laura Robinson: A Daring Damsel! A Helpful Hero!  A Harried Headmistress! And, of course, the Vilest of Villains!  Throw in some Stalwart Students and a Hidden Headpiece as Oregon marches for Votes for Women, and you’ve got the reckless, rollicking fun of our original melodrama, MISS BUNNY BUNTING’S BONAFIDE BELLES or THE TRAIL OF THE TENEBROUS TIARA!  Bring family, friends, a picnic, and a blanket or chairs for performances in the parks August 10, 11, 12, 13 , and 17, 18, 19, 20 !

August 17 & 18 at Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd, Eugene

August 19 & 20 at Maurie Jacobs Park , end of Fir Ln (off River Rd), Eugene

FREE ADMISSION! All shows at 6:00 pm, rain or shine! Canopies provided!

Call 541-513-0669 or 541-914-2374 or visit rovingparkplayers.org for information.

Eugene Poetry Foundation at 2nd Star Festival

C&R Press Seeks Chapbook Submissions

C&R Press is currently accepting entries to our Summer “Tide Pool” Chapbook Series. The chapbook contest is open until the Autumnal Equinox (Sept 22).

In Spring 2018 C&R Press will publish 1-3 chapbooks of poetry, short stories, or other types of literary or mixed work. Summer Tide Pool Chapbooks of poetry are between 20-40 pages, and chapbooks of fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and mixed work are between 25-60 pages not including front matter. Manuscript authors selected for publication receive ten copies of the book, $100 dollars and a reading in New York City.

We are looking for work that is developed, polished, and has a strong singular voice. We encourage emerging and established authors in the manuscript process to submit their best work.

Please visit our Submittable ( https://crpress.submittable.com/submit ) for all submissions or our website ( www.crpress.org ) for more information.


The Poets’ Corner at the Lane County Fair

AFFEC Seeks Creative Writing Volunteer