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Poetry Reading at the Weller House


Enjoy Wine and Snacks as We Enjoy our First Poetry Reading at The Weller Society!

Featured Poets:

-Ashley Toliver is the author of Spectra (Coffee House Press, 2018) and a chapbook, Ideal Machine (Poor Claudia, 2014). She teaches poetry at the The Attic Institute in southeast Portland and serves as poetry editor at Moss. A Journal of the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been supported by fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets. She received her MFA from Brown University in 2013.

-Karleigh Frisbie holds an MFA in creative writing from Portland State University. Her work appears in Lana Turner, NAILED, Water~Stone Review, and elsewhere. She has recently finished a memoir about the illusion of control. She's getting married to her best friend this summer.

-Ariel Grob studied creative writing at Pacific Lutheran University and is currently based out of Seattle where she works on a creative marketing team, is writing her first chapbook of poetry and short stories, and teaches yoga with Poseurs, an accessibility-focused punk rock yoga community.

-Trevor Kildiszew has an MA in English from Portland State University and has been published in Modern Haiku and Interesting People Reading PoetryPodcast. He lives with his spouse in Portland, Oregon.

-Amy Orazio's work has appeared in Gap Tooth, Pidgeonholes, Chaparral, Timber Journal, Ruminate Magazine, The Curator and elsewhere. Her first collection of poems, called Quench, (CW Books), is available now. Amy lives in the uncool part of Portland with her husband and two tiny sons.


Tickets $5 for Non-Members

Free for Weller Members