Now in its fourth season, The Archive Project features recordings from our special events and community readings. Stream recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, the Verselandia! citywide youth poetry slam, and Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival.

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2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Fiction

March 16, 2018

The 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place April 24 at the Gerding Theater. Join us! You can purchase tickets to the ceremony at Brown Paper Tickets. You can also cast your vote online for the 2018 Readers Choice Award. This years winners of the Oregon…

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2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Naomi Ulsted

March 16, 2018

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients with individual features on our blog! Out-of-state judges spent several months evaluating the 400+ applications we received, and selected eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will…

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WITS Comics Reading for Cleveland at Books With Pictures

March 8, 2018

by Cassie Duncanson Last week’s Wednesday night WITS student reading featured a group of enthusiastic students from Cleveland High School at Books with Pictures. Family and friends filled the store to support the eight readers. The mood was set, as…

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Doree Shafrir and Ellen Ullman

Doree Shafrir and Ellen Ullman

March 14, 2018

This episode of The Archive Project features authors and digital commentators Doree Shafrir and Ellen Ullman in conversation at 2017’s Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival. This discussion, aptly titled “Disruption: Feminist Digital Culture” and moderated by the New York Times’ Jazmine Hughes, takes a hard look at what it means to be a woman in tech, both past and present.

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