Events and Workshops

Humble Poets Open Mic @ The Stacks

Every Last Sunday of the month at 4pm in North Portland at 1831 N. Killingsworth Street.
Hosted by Debra Elisa and Eric Fair-Layman.

MoonPath Press Virtual Book Launch

December 3, 2023
3:00 pm
Online via Zoom

Debra will read with award-winning poet, Bethany Reed on Zoom. For the link to watch, please contact her.

Northwest Voices in Longview, Washington

January 23, 2024
All-day event
LCC and Longview Library

Debra will have a workshop at Lower Columbia College in Longview and a reading at the Longview Public Library. Check back later for more info.

Reading at Annie Bloom’s Bookstore

March 19, 2024
7:00 pm
Annie Bloom's Bookstore, Portland

Reading with Willa Schneberg

Featured reader at Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Vancouver Washington

December 10, 2024
7:00 pm
Vancouver, Washington

Poetry Workshops

Debra facilitates creative workshops—Poetry Play.

She invites people to write in community and share through words.

Writing can be fun, and it can also be healing.

Contact her to create an event!

Previous Events

Ease, Simplicity and Accepting the light: A Poetry Play Writing Weekend

November 10, 2023 - November 12, 2023
All-day event

Debra and Kate Rudigier will facilitate a weekend generative writing workshop. This event is sponsored by KCC, a Tibetan Buddist organization in Portland, Oregon. Registration and more details are available on their website.

Book launch with Elisa Carlson

November 5, 2023
4:00 pm

Debra will launch her new book of poetry You Can Call it Beautiful together with Elisa Carlson at the Stacks Coffeehouse, 1831 North Killingsworth Portland, Oregon

WordFest in Longview, Washington

October 10, 2023
6:00 pm

Debra will read from her new book of poetry You Can Call it Beautiful at WordFest in Longview.