During the fifth season of The Archive Project, enjoy recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, as well as the Verselandia! city-wide youth poetry slam, the Portland Book Festival, and other community events happening right here in Portland, Oregon.

2018/2019 Annual Report

July 1, 2019

During our 2018/2019 season of events, we inspired more than 20,000 people to explore books, stories, and the important ideas and issues they raise. Our programs help Oregonians of all ages find and share their stories. From concert hall events…

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Illustrator Jonathan Hill Captures the Portland Book Festival

June 7, 2019

Save the date: The Portland Book Festival returns Saturday, November 9 at the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues. Lineup and tickets will be announced in early September. We are excited to announce our collaboration with Portland-based cartoonist and illustrator…

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Bank of America returns as the Title Sponsor for the Portland Book Festival in 2019

June 5, 2019

Literary Arts is proud to announce the return of Bank of America as our Title Sponsor for the Portland Book Festival in 2019. We are so grateful for Bank of America’s support, with special thanks to Roger Hinshaw, Bank of…

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Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

August 7, 2019

Toni Morrison discusses how her work—specifically in her novels Beloved and Jazz—examines the evolution of racial self-regard in African Americans.

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