LBCC Valley Writers Series Hosts Danny Earl Simmons

Danny Earl Simmons (photo contributed)
Corvallis poet Danny Earl Simmons will hold a poetry reading as part of the Valley Writers Series at LBCC’s Benton Center Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in room BC-234, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis.

Simmons has lived in the Willamette Valley for over 30 years and considers himself an Oregonian. A graduate of Corvallis High School, he is a friend of the Linn-Benton Community College Poetry Club and an active member of Albany Civic Theater.

Simmons’ poems have appeared in various journals, such as Naugatuck River Review, Off the Coast, Shadow Road Quarterly, Grey Sparrow, and Verse Wisconsin. His first collection of poems titled Dancing the Allergic Swim is waiting publication.

The LBCC Valley Writers Series is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the LBCC English Department. The series exists to connect beginning writers with professional writers and to stimulate creative writing among area students, to enhance literary awareness in our community and to encourage Oregon writers.   

For questions about this event or suggestions for future events, contact Jane White at For special needs and accommodations, contact the LBCC Office of Disability Services at Phone 541‑917‑4690 or via Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900 at least 72 hours in advance of this event.


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