• February 28, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series February
          February 29, 2024
          Charles Yu: Portland Arts & Lectures 2023/24
          March 6, 2024
          One Page Wednesday
          April 4, 2024
          Everybody Reads 2024: Gabrielle Zevin
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Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature.

PORTLAND ARTS & LECTURES 2023/24

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 28, 2024
BIPOC Reading Series February
February 29, 2024
Charles Yu: Portland Arts & Lectures 2023/24
March 6, 2024
One Page Wednesday
April 4, 2024
Everybody Reads 2024: Gabrielle Zevin
April 8, 2024
2024 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony
April 18, 2024
Aimee Nezhukumatathil: Portland Arts & Lectures 2023/24

WRITING CLASSES

February 26, 2024
The Break with Kaveh Akbar
March 13, 2024
Noticing: Writing as an Act of Attention
March 26, 2024
The Performance of Writing
March 28, 2024
ON GHOSTS, GHOSTING and HAUNTS
April 1, 2024
Creative Nonfiction Workshop
April 13, 2024
A Wrinkle in Time: How to Manage Chronology
April 13, 2024
How to Write Riveting Scenes
April 16, 2024
Bending the Genres: (Re) Learning the Lyric Essay
April 16, 2024
Places & Spaces: Making settings come to life
April 17, 2024
Form as Permission: Turning Formal Constraints into Green Lights in Creative Nonfiction
April 25, 2024
From Idea to Manuscript: Crafting Your Picture Book
May 9, 2024
Grief Work: Honoring Sorrow as a Generating Motor
May 18, 2024
Autofiction Weekend Intensive

A Statement from Literary Arts

Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Literary Arts denounces white supremacy in all its manifestations and we acknowledge our role in having contributed to and benefitted from the racist systems that still flourish in our community and the nation.

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