Poetry Reading by Lisa Steinman, Oct 8th 7 pm

The Milwaukie Poetry Series Second Season!
A reading by Lisa Steinman
7 PM, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
The Pond House in Milwaukie, 2215 SE Harrison
Adjacent to the Ledding Library

The Milwaukie Poetry Series Committee and the Ledding Library of Milwaukie are delighted to continue the Second Season of the Milwaukie Poetry Series with a reading by Lisa Steinman. This will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 PM in the Pond House adjacent to the Ledding Library, 2215 SE Harrison, Milwaukie, OR 97222.

Lisa Steinman has taught at Reed College in Portland for over thirty years now. She is the author of a poetry chapbook, Ordinary Songs (26 Books, 1996), and of eight full-length books: three about poetry, Made In America (Yale UP, 1987), Masters of Repetition (St. Martin's, 1998), and the quite recent Invitation to Poetry (Blackwell, 2008). She also has written four volumes of poetry-Lost Poems (Ithaca Hous e, 1976); All That Comes To Light (Arrowood, 1989); A Book Of Other Days (Arrowood, 1993), and, most recently, Carslaw's Sequences (University of Tampa Press, 2003).

Her work has received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Rockerfeller Foundation, among other places. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Notre Dame Review, Chariton Review, Prairie Schooner, Chicago Review, Epoch, Michigan Quarterly, Boulevard, Threepenny Review, The Massachusetts Review and Quarterly West. Since 1983, she has co-edited the poetry magazine Hubbub with her husband and fellow poet, Jim Shugrue. She also loves the outdoors.

The Pond House in Milwaukie is a delightful setting and easy to reach. It is located on SE 21st and Harrison in Milwaukie. From Portland travel south on McLoughlin Blvd. (99E) to Harrison St, the first light as you come into Milwaukie. Turn left and the Library is two blocks east.
From Oregon City, Gladstone and Oak Grove and I-205 from Salem, travel north on McLoughlin to Harrison, turn right and go two blocks east again to the Library.

From East Multnomah and Clackamas Counties, go west on Hwy. 224 to the Harrison St. Exit, turn left and go approximately ½ mile to the library.
The Pond House is 1 block east of the library.

We want to thank the City of Milwaukie for its generous support which makes the Series possible. For information about the readings, please contact the Series Coordinator Tom Hogan at 503-819-8367 or tomhogan2@comcast.net or Ledding Library Director Joe Sandfort at 503-786-7584 or SandfortJ@ci.milwaukie.or.us.

It will be a delightful evening. Please join us for this wonderful reading!

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