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PORTLAND ARTS & LECTURES 2022/23

Subscriptions are now on sale for the 2022/23 Portland Arts & Lectures season.

Click here for the season lineup. We look forward to joining you back in the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall for our 38th year of presenting!

Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature.

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 25, 2022
September 14, 2022
September 22, 2022
October 12, 2022
October 26, 2022
November 17, 2022
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Anthony Doerr
December 13, 2022
The Moth: Mainstage in Portland
February 1, 2023
An Evening with Amor Towles
February 22, 2023
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Patrick Radden Keefe
March 16, 2023
Everybody Reads 2023: Ruth Ozeki
April 20, 2023
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Ada Limón
April 27, 2023
Verselandia! 2023

WRITING CLASSES

August 29, 2022
September 10, 2022
Manufactured Spaces: Setting
September 10, 2022
To Agent Or Not to Agent
September 14, 2022
Nine-Month Novel Intensive: Wednesday
September 15, 2022
The Notebook: Your Creative Process
September 15, 2022
Nine-Month Novel Intensive: Thursday
September 17, 2022
Writing the Ensemble Cast
September 20, 2022
Refuse the Given World: Breaking Blocks Through Play
September 21, 2022
Exploring Fiction Narratives: How’d They Do That?
September 24, 2022
Stamp Collecting: Another Approach to Memoir Writing
September 24, 2022
Nine-Month Memoir Intensive
September 26, 2022
September 28, 2022
Weekly Check-In: Getting the Work Done
October 1, 2022
Where Do I Go From Here: Writing the Novel
October 3, 2022
Delve for Writers: Joan Didion and Durga Chew-Bose
October 4, 2022
Fiction Technique in Memoir
October 5, 2022
Speaking Beyond the Self in Poetry
October 8, 2022
Writing the Offender
October 18, 2022
Writing the Weird and Wonderful: Nonfiction
October 19, 2022
Leave the Door Open On The Way Out: Endings in Fiction
October 25, 2022
The Study and Practice of Autofiction
October 29, 2022
Writing About Parenthood
October 31, 2022
November 8, 2022
Recharge Your Writing Life: Experiments & Strategies
November 8, 2022
Surrealist Games for Surreal Times
November 15, 2022
Advanced Poetry Workshop
November 28, 2022

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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