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Local Lore

Local Lore is the newsletter mailed - by US mail! - to PFS members bi-monthly, in January, March, May, July, September, and November. Local Lore contains lots of information about PFS sponsored events and other folk events in the Portland area, articles, member profiles, featured songs, and more.


Would you like to receive a printed copy of Local Lore at your home? Join PFS!

To submit material to Local Lore

Please send material that you would like to have published to Please submit material as a .txt or .rtf document, or as the body copy in an email. Images should be sent as attachments. Do not format text, as the formatting will be lost when it is pulled into the graphics program. Photos should be sent as hi-res JPGs. Questions? Contact

Please be sure that you have written permission to use any material you submit. Material taken from another website should credit the source, for example, “Information in this article is from ________, and used with permission”. For original writing, please include your by-line.


Please let the editor know as early as possible if you would like to submit something. The absolute deadline is the tenth of even months - that is, February, April, June, August, October and December. However, submissions received after the beginning of the month may be rejected for lack of space, or delayed until later issues. 

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