The Manzanita Writers’ Series will host a weekend of poetry workshops and readings on March 15-17, featuring award-winning poets Andrea Hollander and John Brehm.
The event kicks off at the Hoffman Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Friday evening, with a welcome reception for registered participants. Workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday giving participants the opportunity to work with both teachers.
On Saturday from 2 to 4 pm, Oregon poet laureate Kim Stafford will offer a free workshop at the North Tillamook Library in Manzanita, open to the general public as well as PoetryFest participants. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. the Library will host a reading by Stafford, held at the Hoffman Center for the Arts. Advance registration required.
Hollander and Brehm will read from 7 to 9 pm, followed by a sale of their books and PoetryFest participant open mic, also at the Hoffman Center for the Arts.
PoetryFest registration for the Hollander and Brehm workshops opens Feb. 1 at hoffmanarts.org.
PoetryFest is a program of the Hoffman Center for the Arts and will be held at the Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita (across the street from the North Tillamook Library).