Free Range Poetry presents
Carolyn Adams, Linda Ferguson, Penelope Schott
Monday, June 4, 2018
2300 NW Thurman Street
An open mic will precede featured poets.
Sign up for open mic at 5:45 pm.
Reading 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.
Carolyn Adams’ poetry, photography, and collage art have been published in numerous journals, including Journal, Caveat Lector, Skylark Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, and Forge Journal, among others. She is author of four chapbooks, Beautiful Strangers (Lily Press), What Do You See? (Right Hand Pointing Press), An Ocean of Names (Red Shoe Press), and The Things You've Left Behind (Red Shoe Press). She has been nominated for a Pushcart prize, as well as for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net Anthology. In 2013, she was a finalist for the post of Houston Poet Laureate. Having recently relocated from Houston, TX, she now resides in Beaverton, OR.
Linda Ferguson is an award-winning writer of poetry, fiction and essays. Her poetry chapbook was published by Dancing Girl Press. As a creative writing teacher, Linda has a passion for helping new writers find their voice and for inspiring experienced authors to explore new territory.
Penelope Schott’s verse biography A is for Anne: Mistress Hutchinson Disturbs the Commonwealth received an Oregon Book Award for Poetry. Recent books include Serpent Love: A Mother-Daughter Epic about a struggle with her adult daughter, along with an essay in which the daughter gives her point of view, and Bailing the River, a poetry collection full of dogs, coyotes, and the unsolvable and sometimes funny mysteries of the ordinary. Her newest is House of the Cardamom Seed. Penelope lives in Portland and , Oregon where she teaches an annual poetry workshop.