Lane Community Writers Series / 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 / Room 421, LCC Downtown Campus / 101 West 10th Avenue, Eugene OR

Erica Goss — Kim K. McCrea — Keli Osborn

Erica Goss served as Poet Laureate of Los Gatos, CA, from 2013-2016. She is the author of Night Court, winner of the 2016 Lyrebird Award; Wild Place; and Vibrant Words: Ideas and Inspirations for Poets.  Recent work appears in Lake Effect, Atticus Review, Contrary, Convergence, Eclectica, The Red Wheelbarrow, and Main Street Rag, among others. She is co-founder of Media Poetry Studio, a poetry-and-film camp for teen girls:  See:    

Kim K. McCrea worked for over 25 years as a Systems Analyst, building out the Internet of things before returning to literature and letters.  In 2017, Kim won the SCWR/Treefort Wild West Prize for Creative Nonfiction and was named a finalist in both Proximity Magazine‘s Essay Prize competition and the Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Contest.  She lives in Eugene, Oregon, where she wrangles her Labrador Retriever, Mercedes, and scouts for Great Blue Herons.

Long-time Eugene resident Keli Osborn is a community volunteer and writer whose poems have been published in Timberline Review, The Quotable, San Pedro River Review, and other journals, as well as in several collections including Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse, Penumbra, and All We Can Hold.  Keli can’t decide if she enjoys gardening but does it anyway.

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