Featured readers were Gary Sullivan, Rod Smith and Mel Nichols, with guests Nada Gordon and K Silem Mohammad.

Southern Oregon University students, poets and flarf enthusiasts gathered last week at the Bohmeia Gallery on A Street to celebrate the 2009 release of SOU's literary magazine, the West Wind Review.

The evening included readings and flarf performances. Featured readers were Gary Sullivan, Rod Smith and Mel Nichols, with guests Nada Gordon and K. Silem Mohammad.

West Wind Review is published annually at Southern Oregon University.

For more information on local poetry events, see The Spoken Word page at dailytidings.com.