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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WITS Anthology Launch at the Portland Book Festival

November 19, 2018

When fourteen student writers assembled outside of the Portland Art Museum on a Saturday in early November, it wasn’t raining. It certainly wasn’t warm, and the acute sunlight was misleading, but the fall day was dry, an elemental improvement from…

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Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events this Winter!

November 8, 2018

Literary Arts seeks an intern to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This internship is four months, from January 15, 2019 – April 15, 2019, and will provide practical,…

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November 6, 2018

We are thrilled to have several new staff members at Literary Arts. These team members are already making great strides and helping us reach more readers and writers across our state. Welcome! (Bios submitted by staff.)     Alex Dang,…

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Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore

November 15, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Jill Lepore discusses the central ideas in her latest book, These Truths: A History of the United States.

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