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Incite at Literary Arts in July!

July 14, 2017

Sossity Chiricuzio, Nan Collie and Judith Barrington appeared at INCITE: Queer Writers Read on Tuesday, July 11. The series is curated by Kate Grey and Kate Caroll de Gutes. You can read an interview with the two Kates here on…

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July 6, 2017

Literary Arts is proud to announce Bank of America as our title sponsor for Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival in 2017. We are so grateful for their generous support, with special thanks to Roger Hinshaw, Bank of America’s Market President in…

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Gresham High School WITS Reading at Origins Coffee, Tea & Desserts

June 1, 2017

By Kate Jayroe, WITS PSU MFA Intern On Thursday May 25, 2017, WITS was happy to host Gresham High School’s end of residency reading at Origin’s Coffee, Tea & Desserts. Ten students read moving pieces of poetry, bold works of…

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Michael Pollan (Rebroadcast)

Michael Pollan (Rebroadcast)

July 19, 2017

Journalist Michael Pollan discusses nutritionalism, health experts, and America’s unhealthy obsession with being healthy.

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