Pickathon is the deep-cut, genre agnostic lineup Portland’s been dreaming of! With a curation focus on new movements in music, this annual outdoor festival at beautiful Pendarvis Farm is always an unbelievable event.
For the second year, Literary Arts is honored to participate by bringing an exciting lineup of Oregon authors for readings on the Windmill Stage, Sunday, August 6 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Featured authors include:
- Stephanie Adams-Santos DREAM OF XIBALBA
- Joshua James Amberson STARING CONTEST: ESSAYS ABOUT EYES
- Erica Berry WOLFISH: WOLF, SELF, AND THE STORIES WE TELL ABOUT FEAR
- Sindya Bhanoo SEEKING FORTUNE ELSEWHERE
- Chelsea Bieker HEARTBROKE
- Emme Lund BOY WITH A BIRD IN HIS CHEST
- Daniel Nieh BEIJING PAYBACK & TAKE NO NAMES
- Eric Tran MOUTH, SUGAR, AND SMOKE
We will also record a live conversation for our radio show and podcast, The Archive Project at The Lucky Barn Sunday, August 6 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Portland-based author and translator, Daniel Nieh, will lead a wide-ranging conversation with writers Sindya Bhanoo, author of the 2023 Oregon Book Award-winning Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, and Chelsea Bieker, whose most recent book is the collection Heartbroke. The trio will discuss their short story collections, but also their creative processes as writers and artists.