Poetry in the Vineyard at Remy Wines

Poetry in the Vineyard at Remy Wines

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Remy Wines Tasting Room

17495 Northeast McDougall Road

Dayton, OR 97114

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We invite you to the vineyard at Remy Wines to listen to poems and enjoy a glass of wine under the maple trees!

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Please join Joe Wilkins, Kristin Berger and the Remy Wines team for a night of discovery in the Three Wives Vineyard! Joe and Kristin will each read from their critically acclaimed poetry collections out on the porch of our farmhouse tasting room. Afterward, we will have some time for further inquiry into why we write poetry and why storytelling is an unrelenting part of being human.

Remy Wines has supported the creative arts since Remy first opened the doors in 2006. This event is a furthering of that vision. Please bring your favorite lawn chair and snacks to enjoy at our beautiful vineyard. Each ticket includes your first glass of wine. Kids and dogs (on a leash) welcome. We can’t wait to see you!

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Kristin Berger is the author of six poetry collections, including Changing Woman, Changing Man: A High Desert Myth (Nightjar Press, 2022). Refugia (Persian Pony Press, 2019), Echolocation (Cirque Press, 2018), How Light Reaches Us (Aldrich Press, 2016), and Earthwork, forthcoming from The Poetry Box in August, 2022. Recipient of residencies from Playa, OSU’s Shotpouch, H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, and Starkey Experimental Forest and Range, Kristin's work is influenced by all Pacific Northwest's wild and interconnected landscapes. A former member of the women-identified editorial collective, VoiceCatcher, and co-host of The Lents Farmers Market Poetry Series, Kristin believes in the resiliency and impact of art and writing through, and sustained by, community. Kristin lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is the Program Director of Green Lents. More at kristinbergerpoet.com

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Joe Wilkins is the author of a novel, Fall Back Down When I Die, praised as “remarkable and unforgettable” in a starred review at Booklist. A finalist for the First Novel Award from the Center for Fiction and the Pacific Northwest Book Award, Fall Back Down When I Die won the 2020 High Plains Book Award. Wilkins is also the author of a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers, winner of a 2014 GLCA New Writers Award, and four collections of poetry, including Thieve and When We Were Birds, winner of the Oregon Book Award. Born and raised in eastern Montana, Wilkins lives with his family in McMinnville, Oregon, where he directs the creative writing program at Linfield University.

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