• February 29, 2024
          Charles Yu: Portland Arts & Lectures 2023/24
          March 6, 2024
          One Page Wednesday
          March 27, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series March
          April 4, 2024
          Everybody Reads 2024: Gabrielle Zevin
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Dev Petty

Dev Petty

Dev Petty is the author of the hit picture books I Don’t Want to Be a Frog, the follow-up I Don’t Want to Be Big, and There’s Nothing to Do!. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz, Dev previously worked as a visual-effects artist in the film industry, contributing to films such as the Matrix Trilogy. Dev was born and raised in Berkeley and now lives right next door in Albany, California, with her husband, two daughters, some dogs, and other critters.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

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.