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Feb. 23: Award-winning poet, translator to read
January 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Writer and translator Rebecca Gayle Howell will give a free, public poetry reading and answer questions at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Museum of Art as part of the Washington State University English Department Visiting Writer Series.

Through April: WSU Libraries celebrate poetry month
April 4, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

National-Poetry-Month-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – For National Poetry Month in April, Washington State University Libraries is sponsoring three weeklong activities to celebrate all forms of poetry.

April 4: Open mic poetry at WSU Tri-Cities
March 31, 2014

Urban-Poets-Society-logo-80RICHLAND, Wash. – From spoken word to song lyrics, the Urban Poets Society welcomes all forms of poetry to the free, public open mic at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the East Building auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Poets, poetry fans will welcome new Open Mic hosts
February 22, 2011

RICHLAND – WSU Tri-Cities invites poets of all ages and experience levels to share their creativity at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Open Mic Poetry Reading Night.

 

The free, public event will be in the East Building Auditorium.

 

Open Mic participation is open to all styles — hip-hop, cowboy, rhyming, free verse and even chanting poets. People who register via a sign-up sheet that is passed around at the start of the event are invited to the microphone to read an original poem that is no longer than 1-1/2 pages. As time allows, there will be a second or third round of … » More …

Poets of all ages, styles welcome
April 28, 2010

RICHLAND – Poets, from the shy to the bold, are invited to share their creativity May 6 at Open Mic Poetry Reading Night at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

The Open Mic is at 7:30 p.m. in the East Building Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. This is the last Open Mic for spring semester – the series will restart in the fall.

 

“We have had performance poets and hip-hop poets, cowboy poets, rhyming or free verse poets, even chanting poets,” said Leonard Orr, WSU Tri-Cities academic director of the College of Liberal Arts. “We had poets who are in their 80s, fifth graders, … » More …

Tri-Cities holds open mic night for poetry reading
March 31, 2010

RICHLAND – Poets – from the shy to the bold – are invited to share their creativity at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at a free Open Mic Poetry Reading Night in the East Building Auditorium at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

“We have had performance poets and hip-hop poets, cowboy poets, rhyming or free verse poets, even chanting poets,” said Leonard Orr, WSU Tri-Cities academic director of the College of Liberal Arts. “We had poets who are in their 80s, fifth graders, WSU students of all ages, and people of all backgrounds and interests as both poets and supporters.”

 

Orr is also an English professor, published … » More …

Poets invited to WSU Tri-Cities Open Mic Night
January 22, 2010

RICHLAND — Poets, from the shy to the bold, are invited to share their creativity Feb. 4 at Open Mic Poetry Reading Night at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

The Open Mic is at 7:30 p.m. in the East Building Auditorium at the Tri-Cities campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

“We have had performance poets, hip-hop poets, cowboy poets, rhyming or free verse poets, even chanting poets,” said Leonard Orr, WSU Tri-Cities academic director of the College of Liberal Arts. “We had poets who are in their 80s, fifth graders, WSU students of all ages, and people of all backgrounds and interests as … » More …

WSU Visting Writers Series presents Sarah Vap
December 1, 2009

 

 

PULLMAN – The WSU Department of English Visiting Writers Series will present poet Sarah Vap reading from her recent work at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, in Kimbrough Music Building, Room 101.

 

Vap is the author of “Dummy Fire,” which won the 2006 Saturnalia Poetry Prize, and “American Spikenard,” which received the 2006 Iowa Poetry Prize. Her upcoming book, “Faulkner’s Rosary,” is scheduled for publication by Saturnalia Books in 2010. She is co-editor of poetry for the online journal “42 Opus” and lives with her husband and their two sons on the … » More …