The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic night at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 features Michael Schein at Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. There’s a $5 suggested donation to attend. Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (firstname.lastname@example.org); note that the money is for Ghost Town. Learn more at facebook.com/GhostTownPoetryOpenMic/.
Schein wrote “Liquid Perishable Hazardous,” “John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away,” “The Killer Poet’s Guide to Immortality by AB Bard” and historical novels “Bones Beneath Our Feet” and “Just Deceits.” His poetry appears in many journals and has been nominated for a Pushcart three times. Schein is the founder of LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop (litfuse.us), and has taught at Port Townsend Writers Conference and Write on the Sound. Learn more at michaelschein.com. Schein will also be reading at the Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education on Oct. 18; visit ojmche.org/events/oregon-jewish-voices-2022/ for more information.