About

Literary Arts is a community-based nonprofit with a mission to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature.

Our Story

For the past 35 years, Literary Arts has built community around literature, books, and storytelling, and the essential ideas and issues they raise. Learn more about our organization and vibrant creative community.

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Our Programs

Our programs create opportunities for readers and writers of all ages and walks of life to engage with books and stories. Join us and explore our programming in concert halls, in classrooms, in our community space, and on the radio.

Contact Us

Connect with our staff and visit our community space in downtown Portland.

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