William Stafford Birthday Celebration: Sunday, January 29th, 2012, 2 p.m., 2012, Multnomah Central Library, U.S. Bank Room, 801 SW 10th Ave., Portland. Joseph Soldati is the host. Keynote presentation by Bob Balmer. Featured readers: Jane Glazer, Diane Holland, Kirsten Rian, David Rutiezer, Mark Thalman, and FWS Board Member Leah Stenson.
William Stafford Birthday Celebration: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 2 p.m., Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro. Mark Thalman is the host. The featured readers are Margaret Chula, Barbara Drake, Liz Nakazawa, Lars Nordstrom, Bill Siverly, and Penelope Scambly Schott.
William Stafford Birthday Celebration: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 7:30 p.m., Austin Reading Room, Nicholson Library, Linfield College, 900 SE Baker Ave., McMinnville, Oregon. Barbara Drake is the host. The featured readers are Barbara LaMorticella, Michael McDowell, Joanna Rose, Bill Siverly, Mary Slocum, and Mark Thalman. N.W. Poets Concord: May 6, 2011, 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. Hallmark Resort, Newport, Oregon The poetry.us.com poets: Host: Mark Thalman Readers: Don Colburn, Gary Lark, Penelope Schott, Ralph Salisbury, Clemens Starck, Mark Thalman, Ingrid Wendt N.W. Poets Concord: May 8, 2011, 11:10 a.m. Ten minute individual poetry reading by Mark Thalman
William Stafford Celebration When: January 30, 2011, 2 p.m. Where: Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro. Host: Mark Thalman. Featured readers: Tim Applegate, Marie Buckley, Barbara Drake, Sue Einowski, Lars Nordstrom, Carlos Reyes, Lex Runciman, Ron Talney, and FWS Board Member Linda Gelbrich.
William Stafford Celebration, Readers: Sue Einowski, Paul Merchant, Shelley Reese, Mark Thalman. When: 2 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 Where: Tigard Library, 13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard. Summer Solstice Poetry Weekend - Coordinator: Eleanor Berry What: Panel Discussion, Oregon Poetry Panelists: Gary Lark, Nancy Carol Moody, Mark Thalman When: 1:30 to 3:30 PM, Saturday, June 26, 2010 Where: Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, Stayton, Oregon
What: Summer Solstice Poetry Reading Readers: Gary Lark, Nancy Carol Moody, Mark Thalman When: 3:00 to 5:00 PM, Sunday, June 27, 2010 Where: Paul Toews' studio, Stayton, Oregon
Poetry Reading on Paula's Picks, KBOO Radio, 90.7 FM in Portland, 100.7 FM in Corvallis, Hood River 91.9 FM Thursday, June 3, 8:00 PM. The poets will be Paulann Petersen, Barbara Drake, Penelope Scambly Schott, Scot Siegel, and Mark Thalman
What: N.W. Poets' Concord When: Friday, May 7, 2010 at 4:00 PM Where: Hallmark Resort, Newport, OR Readers: Tim Applegate, Mark Thalman
What: National Poetry Month, Benefit Poetry Reading When: Saturday, April 3, 2010 Time: 2 PM Where: Hillsboro Main Library Readers: Mark Thalman and Doyle Walls
What: Benefit Poetry Reading for the Forest Grove Library Adult Summer Reading Program. When: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Time: 7 PM Where: Forest Grove Library, Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove Reader: Mark Thalman
What: Oregon Literary Arts - First Wednesday Readings When: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Time: 7 to 9 PM Where: Blackbird Wineshop, 4323 NE Freemont, Portland, Oregon Readers: John Blackard, Pedro Ponce, Penelope Schott, Mark Thalman
What: Sweet Words When: Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Time: 5 to 8 PM Where: Valley Art across from the Pacific University campus Reader: Mark Thalman
What: William Stafford Celebration When: Sunday, January 31, 2010, Time 2:00 PM Where: Hillsboro Main Library Host: Mark Thalman Featured Readers: Marie Buckley, Barbara Drake, Sue Einowski, Ellen Louise Hart, and Holly Springfield.
William Stafford Celebration When: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Time 7:30 PM Where: Linfield Library, McMinnville, Oregon Readers: Tim Applegate, Barbara Drake, Lex Runciman, Mark Thalman
What: Lend and Ear; Come and Hear When: Sunday, January 10, 2010, Time TBA Where: Theatre in the Grove, 2028 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, across from the Pacific University campus. Readers: Writers in the Grove and other local writers. What: Moonstruck Chocolates When: Sunday, November 29, 2009, Time: 6:30 PM Where: Lake Oswego Readers: Ritz Kyoko Mori, Shelby Nicole, Bill Siverly, Mark Thalman.
What: Wordstock When: Sunday, October 11, 2009, Time: 3:00 PM Where: Mountain Writers Series, Stage 1 Portland Convention Center Featured Readers: National and Regional Writers
What: Beyond Forgetting Poetry Reading When: Saturday, September 19, 2009, at 3 PM Where: Looking Glass Bookstore, Portland, Oregon Featured Readers: Tess Gallagher, Holly Hughes, Judith Barrington, Alice Derry, Joseph Green, Kake Huck, Judith Montgomery, Drew Myron, Paulann Peterson, Mark Thalman.
What: "Off the Page" Poetry Reading When: Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 7 PM Where: Green Salmon Coffeehouse, Hwy 101 & Second Street, Yachats, Oregon Featured Readers: Khlo Brateng, Sheila Evans, Flip Garrison, Kake Huck, Kate Maloy, Drew Myron, Rick Schultze, Mark Thalman
What: a "Night of Poetry and Comedy" When: Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 7:00 PM Where: Glencoe High School, Hillsboro, Oregon Who: Local poets and comedians
What: Guest Speaker for Poetry Night When: April 29, 2008, 6:00 PM Where: McKay High School, Salem, Oregon Who: Lois Rosen, Mark Thalman, and other published poets.
What: Deer Drink the Moon: Anthology of Oregon Poets When: April 19, 2008, 3:30 PM Where: Multnomah Central Library, Portland, U.S. Bank Room Who: Hosted by Liz Nakazawa. Featuring: Paulann Peterson and Mark Thalman.
What: Celebration of William Stafford's Birthday When: January 22, 2008, 6:30 PM Where: Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, OR Who: Hosted by Barbara Drake. Featuring Tim Applegate, Marie Buckley, Mark Thalman, Celeste Thompson, and Dennis Schmidling.
What: Deer Drink the Moon Anthology of Oregon Poets Where: Gresham City Library When: May 15, 2007, 7:30 PM. Who: Featured Readers: Janice Gould and Mark Thalman
What: Deer Drink the Moon Anthology of Oregon Poets Where: Powell's Books - Downtown Portland When: April 26, 2007, 6:30PM Who: Featured Readers: Margaret Chula, Barbara Drake, Leanne Grable, Barbara LaMorticella,Mark Thalman