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In Their Spare Time

Executive Director, Ellen Waterston, and Residency Manager, John Martin, both have recently published new collections of poetry.  John Martin’s Hold This won the Concrete Wolf Louis Award for a first collection of poetry which included publication. Ellen Waterston’s...

Weekend with Ornithologist Pepper Trail

Weekend with Ornithologist Pepper Trail

Do your Christmas shopping early!  Make your reservation for a very special 2018 birding weekend for four to six with renowned ornithologist, Pepper Trail.  The weekend includes two nights’ lodging on PLAYA’s beautiful campus, meals catered by Annie’s Kitchen of...

John Elder to Make Special Presentation at PLAYA

John Elder to Make Special Presentation at PLAYA

On Friday, September 29 at 6:30 pm PLAYA will host environmental author John Elder for an evening of discussion and debate as part of PLAYA’s grant from Oregon Humanities to create community conversations. Elder is sought-after as a speaker on environmental topics....

Annual Residents’ Anthology

PLAYA will publish the first to-be-annual anthology of writing, photography and visual art by 2017 residents. The deadline for submissions is December 22, 2017. Read more…