Local non-profit newspaper Street Roots will mark its book-publishing debut with a poetry anthology Feb. 27, 2014. The collection of poems, “I Am Not a Poet,” a curated selection of previously published poetry, explores themes concerning the human experience, tackling concepts of love and lust, addiction and recovery, street life and survival, hope and humanity.
The launch party for “I Am Not a Poet” will be held at 7p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Reading Frenzy (3628 N. Mississippi Ave.) in North Portland. Books will be available for purchase at the launch party. All proceeds from sales return to Street Roots to fund a number of social advocacy programs.
The launch party for “I Am Not a Poet” is open to the public. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.