Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tarot at AWP Portland 2019

Calling Your Writer's Block Bluff: Three Card Draws (Mini Tarot Readings)

AWP, Portland 2019
Oregon Convention Center

Drop by the Saddle Road Press Booth to sign up for a free mini tarot reading in celebration of the Heart's Compass Tarot and Writing Workbook, forthcoming soon from Saddle Road Press.

I will be giving ten minute readings on Thursday March 28, 2019 from 9-4 and Friday March 29 from 2-5. These three cards draws will be based on your writing project at hand or any other question of the heart.

You can also pick up a sample chapter from the tarot workbook that gives you an exercise for using tarot principles to write a cento (poem compromised of lines by other poets).

Here's a list of Saddle Road Press authors and the books you will find at our table:
  • Dane Cervine, The Gateless Gate and Polishing the Moon Sword
  • Erika Howsare, How Is Travel A Folded Form? 
  • Stefan Kiesbye, The Staked Plains 
  • Ire’ne Lara Silva, Blood Sugar Canto
  • Ire’ne Lara Silva, Cuicacalli: House of Song
  • Don Mitchell, A Red Woman Was Crying (2019 edition)
  • Tania Pryputniewicz, November Butterfly
  • Jessamyn Smyth, The Inugami Mochi 
  • Ruth Thompson, Whale Fall & Black Sage
  • Rolf Yngve, Dog Watches

Unmasked: Women Write About Sex and Intimacy After 50. Join us also on Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. for an off-site reading from Unmasked featuring eight poets and essayists who contributed to the anthology. They include Debbie Brosten, Roberta Feins, Ellaraine Lockie, Tanya Ko-Hong, Bernadette Murphy, Lisa Rizzo , yours truly, and Cathie Sandstrom. The event will be at the offices of Nurture Realty, 1100 SE Division Street, Suite 120, Portland, 97202.

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