Billie Delaney (copy)

Fisherpoet Billie Delaney reads at the Voodoo Room during the 2019 FisherPoets Gathering.

The 2021 FisherPoets Gathering will feature dozens of virtual performances and workshops Thursday, Friday and Saturday at (click on 2021 FisherPoets Gathering to find each night’s event links). The following schedule is subject to change. An updated schedule will be available at for each night’s show.


6 to 7:30 p.m.

Emcee: Jon Broderick

Mark Alan Lovewell — Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Buck Meloy — Bellingham, Washington

Ken Samuelson — New York, New York

Larry Kaplan — Essex, Connecticut

Ron McDaniel — Sulphur Springs, Arkansas

Will Hornyak — Portland

Anna Young — Seward, Alaska

Hobe Kytr — Astoria

Dennis Shypertt — Hood River

Harlan Bailey — Martinez, California

Kathy Stack — Saltspring Island, British Columbia

Jeff Stonehill — Seattle, Washington

Georgeanna Heaverley — Sterling, Alaska

Jon Broderick — Cannon Beach

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Emcee: Peter Munro

Fred Bailey — Ladysmith, British Columbia

Harry Moore — Palmer, Alaska

Annie Howell-Adams — Friday Harbor, Washington

Larry Thormahlen — Astoria

Butch Leman — Ninilchik, Alaska

Jon Lee — Portland

Nancy Cook — Spokane, Washington

Kat Murphy — Port Townsend, Washington

Tom Hilton — Astoria

Shanghaied on the Willamette — Portland

Meezie Hermansen — Kasilof, Alaska

James Kasner — Newport

Joel Brady-Power — Bellingham, Washington

Jon Lee — Portland

Dave Densmore — Astoria

Peter Munro — Kenmore, Washington

2020 FisherPoets Gathering

Harry Moore, of Palmer, Alaska, plays guitar and sings about life as a fisherman at Astoria Brewing Co. during the 2020 FisherPoets Gathering.


6 to 7:30 p.m.

Emcee: Moe Bowstern

The Brownsmead Flats — Astoria

Charles Tekula — Center Moriches, New York

Kevin Scribner — Portland

Jon Campbell — Charlestown, Rhode Island

Margaret Doyle — Indianola, Washington

Lou Beaudry — McCall, Idaho

Sierra Golden — Seattle, Washington

Marty McCallum — Port Townsend, Washington

Jon Branshaw — Westport, Washington

John Palmes — Juneau, Alaska

Pat Dixon — Olympia, Washington

Katie Ringsmith-Johnson — Eagle River, Alaska

Rich King — Kilauea, Hawaii

Moe Bowstern — Portland

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Emcee: Elma Burnham

George Wilson — Portland

Jan Bono — Ilwaco, Washington

Rich Bard — Vashon, Washington

Erica Thompson-Clark — Astoria

Brian Robertson — Vancouver, British Columbia

Maggie Bursch — Anchorage, Alaska

Geno Leech — Chinook, Washington

Toni Mirosevich — Pacifica, California

Duncan Berry — Otis

Tele Aadsen — Bellingham, Washington

Philip Randolph Patten — Seattle, Washington

Catie Bursch — Homer, Alaska

Steve Schoonmaker — Kasilof, Alaska

Clark Whitney — Soldatna, Alaska

Lara Messersmith-Glavin — Portland

Elma Burnham — Bellingham, Washington

Greg Neitzel

Greg Neitzel performs at the Labor Temple Bar & Grill during a FisherPoets Gathering.


10 a.m. to noon

Workshop: Protecting the Waters with Brad Warren and guests

2 to 3:30 p.m.

Workshop: Fishers/Songwriters Notorious and Anonymous: A Songwriter Support Group with John Palmes

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Workshop: Seaworthy: Translating Strong Emotions into Compelling Poems with Sierra Golden

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Emcee: Jay Speakman

Souls of the Sea — Gloucester, Massachusetts

David Bean — Portland

Emily Springer — Homer, Alaska

Gordon Bok — Camden, Maine

Jack Merrill — Northeast Harbor, Maine

Patty Hardin — Long Beach, Washington

Jack Molan — Bend

Abigail Calkin — Gustavus, Alaska

John van Amerongen — Vashon, Washington

Vicki Horton — Port Townsend, Washington

Wilfred Wilson — Delta, British Columbia

Alec McMurren — Petersburg, Alaska

Rob Seitz — Astoria

Mariah Warren — Ketchikan, Alaska

Jay Speakman — Gearhart

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Emcee: Holly Hughes

Henry Hughes — Monmouth

Melanie Brown — Juneau, Alaska

Max Broderick — Cannon Beach

Doug Rhodes — Craig, Alaska

Katrina Peavy — Craig, Alaska

Alana Kansaku-Sarmiento — Portland

Josh Wisniewski — Sitka, Alaska

Gary Keister — Port Hadlock, Washington

Brad Warren — Seattle, Washington

Meghan Gervais — Homer, Alaska

Joel Miller — Portland

Clem Starck — Dallas

Toby Sullivan — Kodiak, Alaska

Katrina Porteous — Beadnell, Northumberland, England

Holly Hughes — Indianola, Washington

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