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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Features Emmett Wheatfall

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic features Emmett Wheatfall at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 with an in-person gathering at Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, and on Zoom. There’s a $5 suggested donation to attend. Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (christopherjluna@gmail.com). Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry. Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event. Open Mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sanitized after each reader.

To join via Zoom, email katecrackernuts@comcast.net by midnight on Jan. 12 to indicate your interest in participating. In the subject line, indicate if you are “Reading” or “Just Listening.” You will receive instructions for how to join the meeting. Zoom open mic readers are invited to share one poem for three minutes or less.

Emmett Wheatfall lives in Portland, where he writes, records, publishes and performs poetry. Fernwood Press, an imprint of Barclay Press, has published two books of Wheatfall’s poetry. His collection “As Clean As a Bone” was published in May 2018 through Fernwood Press. “As Clean as a Bone” was a 2019 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist as well as a da Vinci Eye award finalist. “Our Scarlet Blue Wounds” is his latest collection and was published in November 2019. “Our Scarlet Blue Wounds” examines poetically American exceptionalism in light of today’s political, social and economic constructs. For more information, visit emmettwheatfall.com.


January 13
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Art at the CAVE Gallery
108 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, 98660
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