PAULANN PETERSEN, Oregon’s Poet Laureate, returns to Tillamook on Saturday, September 17, to present a poetry workshop and reading as part of the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s Great Speaker Series. The workshop will be held from 10am to 4pm at the Tillamook Main Library.
A poetry reading by Ms. Petersen and workshop participants will be held at the Pioneer Museum at 7pm that evening. The reading is free and open to the public. Museum director Gary Albright said, “Thanks to our sponsors the Oregon Cultural Trust, the Tillamook Cultural Coalition, Oregon Humanities and the museum’s Daisy Fund, we are able to offer this poetry workshop at no charge to the public, but pre-registration is required.” Call the museum at 503-842-4553 to register before September 10.