Adrienne Rich Celebration & Memorial Reading
Celebrate the life of Adrienne Rich on May 31st at the First Unitarian Church in SW Portland:
Poet, feminist, activist, social critic, teacher, catalyst
1929 – 2012
Poet Katharine Salzmann invites you to join her and other members of Portland’s vibrant literary community in a celebratory reading from the life & work of one of the 20th century’s greatest poets and thinkers, Adrienne Rich, who passed away in March of this year. There will be short testimonials and readings from some of Adrienne’s Portland friends interspersed with readings from those gathered, so please bring your favorite poem, paragraph or fragment to share, time permitting. If you are not familiar with Adrienne Rich, this gathering will be a wonderful introduction.
Thursday, May 31st at the First Unitarian Church Buchan Reception Room on SW 12th & Main.
Doors open at 6:30, and the reading begins at 7PM. This event is free and open to all!