Last night Alison Clement, Monica Drake and Elizabeth Rusch read at Stage One in Enterprise, as part of the Oregon Book Awards author tour.
Monica Drake was the first reader. Halfway through her reading, the lights went out! A resourceful audience member went to his car and found a flashlight, and the reading continued.
I think that was the first time an Oregon Book Awards author tour reading has been conducted by flashlight.
Tonight the tour will travel to La Grande, and hopefully we will have electricity for the entire reading. Although there is something kind of cozy about reading by flashlight.
An excellent way to find out about readings, workshops and other literary events throughout the state is the Oregon Literary Coalition email list. Most of the events listed take place with the lights on.
Reading and conversation with Anastacia-Reneé and Ashley Toliver
October 19, 2018
Join us for a reading and conversation with Ashley Toliver and Anastacia-Reneé…
Stranger in the Pen
October 25, 2018
panel discussion featuring Mohamed Asem, Dana Ghazi, Ramzy Farouki, and Dr. Priya…
Lit Crawl® Portland, 2018
November 9, 2018
Join us for the official kick-off party for the Portland Book Festival,…
2018 Portland Book Festival presented by Bank of America
November 10, 2018
Join Literary Arts for the annual Portland Book Festival (formerly Wordstock), presented…
The Moth Mainstage in Portland
December 10, 2018
The Moth returns to Portland on Monday, December 10. This extraordinary performance…
Everybody Reads 2019: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
March 14, 2019
In partnership with the Multnomah County Library and The Library Foundation, Literary…