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Naropa University

The Creative Writing and Poetics MFA program at Naropa University hosts numerous events and visiting faculty during the academic year: What Where Series, JKS Symposium, [Dis]embodied Poetics Conference, Allen Ginsberg Visiting Fellow, Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics, Embodied Poetics (collaboration with MFA Theater program), Women of Naropa reading, and the 4x4 Student Reading Series. 

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University of Colorado Boulder

Each year, the Creative Writing MFA Program located in the Universit of Colorado Boulder's Department of English hosts the Creative Writing Reading Series to bring innovative writers to the university for a free, on-campus reading. Past readers include National Book Award winner Terrance Hayes, Susan Steinberg, CAConrad, Ronaldo Wilson, Brian Evenson, Lynne Tillman, Claudia Rankine, M. NourbeSe Philip, and Pulitzer Prize winner Rae Armantrout.

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Lan Su Chinese Garden

Lan Su Chinese Garden is a nonprofit botanical garden that frequently hosts a variety of tours, workshops, demonstrations, classes, lectures and readings, performances, and exhibits. During the year, members and visitors alike have the opportunity to experience a variety of activities, which enhance visitors’ understanding of Chinese culture and provide opportunities to learn and play. All activities, unless otherwise noted, are free with membership or admission.

Reed College

The Visiting Writer Series at Reed College is sponsored by the Department of English. The intent is to bring interesting and diverse writers of prose and poetry to Reed to do readings and discussions. The department maintains a mailing list to which interested people can subscribe, to receive details of the upcoming readings.

The Visiting Writers Series takes place in the Eliot Chapel. The readings begin at 6:30PM. Books are sold and refreshments are served.

A Poetry Salon event series occurs one Thursday per month from 4:30-6:00PM in Greywood Lounge.

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N7 Creamery

N7 is a creamery, cafe, and bakery that holds a regular open mic poetry event, Coffee & Poets, every second Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM. The event series is hosted by the Depot Open Mic and Lionlike Mindstate.

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Broadway Books

Broadway Books is a locally owned, independent bookstore that has been an active member of the Northeast Portland community since 1992. Committed to bringing together authors and readers in an interactive environment, in supporting local authors, and in being a supportive member of their neighborhood, the bookstore hosts numerous author readings, literary events, book signings, and talks throughout the year.

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