Sophie Albanis is the Executive and Office Assistant at Literary Arts, where she supports the organization’s Director and staff by coordinating projects, communications, and operations. Sophie graduated from the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College with a degree in Women’s & Gender Studies and minors in English and Nonprofit Administration. Prior to Literary Arts, Sophie worked at Powell’s City of Books and interned at Tin House, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Planned Parenthood clinics in Oregon and New York City. She is a weekly volunteer at the Independent Publishing Resource Center and the former editor in chief of The Siren feminist magazine. Outside of the office, she is a freelance researcher and editor at work on her first chapbook. A second-generation immigrant, Sophie was born and raised in Portland.
Our events, classes, and seminars bring the community together to hear, learn, and discuss the most compelling issues and ideas of our day. We hope you will join us in our downtown Literary Arts space, online, and at partnering venues across Portland and Oregon.