• October 21, 2021
          Slamlandia
          October 28, 2021
          BIPOC Reading Series- October
          November 8, 2021
          Portland Book Festival Virtual Event Pass: November 8–12
          November 8, 2021
          TAP@PBF: Change with John Freeman
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  2. Colin Meloy

Colin Meloy Oregon

Colin Meloy is the lead singer and songwriter of The Decemberists, and the author of several children’s books, including the New York Times bestselling Wildwood series. His most recent book is Everyone’s Awake, illustrated by Shawn Harris. He lives in Portland, Oregon.


Purchase Everyone’s Awake from Green Bean Books, one of our Portland-based, independent bookstore partners HERE.

All books purchased through festival events, from Annie Bloom’s Books, BROADWAY BOOKS, Green Bean Books, or Powell’s Books support the authors and publishers who share their work at the festival and the booksellers who have worked hard to keep their businesses open during these difficult times. Please buy early and often and know that by purchasing books you are supporting the sustainability of the festival.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

We have moved many of our offerings online! We hope you will join us.

Saturday

Nov 11

Portland Book Festival  

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

It is an ordinary Tuesday morning in April when bored, lonely Charlie Fisher witnesses something incredible. Right before his eyes, in a busy square in Marseille, a group of pickpockets pulls off an amazing robbery. As the young bandits appear to melt into the crowd, Charlie realizes with a start that he himself was one

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Saturday

Nov 7