The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum is pleased to welcome Oregon’s newest Poet Laureate Kim Stafford to a special program on Thursday, October 18 at 1:00 PM in the Main Gallery.

Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College and the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer’s Craft and 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared. He has taught writing in dozens of schools and community centers, and in Scotland, Italy, and Bhutan. In May 2018, he was named Oregon’s 9th Poet Laureate by Governor Kate Brown.

This program is free and open to the public with open seating. However, reservations are required as space is limited. Visit Eventbrite – “Poet Laureate at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.” You may also call the Museum at 503.842.4553 to make your reservation.