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May 12, 2021
Writing Breakage: The Collage Essay
May 12, 2021
Incite: Queer Writers Read – May
May 14, 2021
Writers In Progress: Short Fiction
May 15, 2021
Craft Conversations: Place: Setting Down Roots
May 16, 2021
May BIPOC writer workshop
May 17, 2021
Talking Back: Writing in Conversation with Other Texts
May 17, 2021
May 18, 2021
2020/21 Portland Arts & Lectures: Yaa Gyasi
May 18, 2021
Portland Arts & Lectures 2020/21 Season
May 20, 2021
May 25, 2021
The Madwoman in the Attic and the Monstrous Feminine
June 2, 2021
One Page Wednesday: June
June 5, 2021
Refuse the Given World: Generating Short Fiction Through Play
June 5, 2021
Craft Conversations: Character
June 5, 2021
Refuse the Given World: Generating Short Fiction Through Play: Afternoon session
June 8, 2021
Strange Love: A Short Fiction Workshop
June 15, 2021
Complexity and Simplicity: Unlocking the Genius of Your Craft
June 17, 2021
June 20, 2021
June BIPOC writer workshop
June 22, 2021
Love in the Time of Cholera
June 26, 2021
Writing Towards Radical Self Love
June 30, 2021
Wild Love: An Introduction to Nature Writing
June 30, 2021
Other than Human Love: Cats, Colors, Gardens and More
June 30, 2021
June BIPOC Craft Series: Setting
July 8, 2021
Six Love Stories in Six Weeks
July 12, 2021
Tove Jansson: The Summer Book
July 17, 2021
Craft Conversations: Dialogue
July 17, 2021
For the Love of Roaming: Walking into the Lyric Essay
July 18, 2021
July BIPOC writer workshop
July 20, 2021
Shuggie Bain
July 24, 2021
Love Notes: Flash Prose
July 28, 2021
July BIPOC Craft Series: Poetry
August 8, 2021
Writing About Sex
August 15, 2021
August BIPOC writer workshop
August 18, 2021
August BIPOC Craft Series: Fiction
August 30, 2021
BIPOC Revision Workshop


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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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