• June 24, 2024
          Letter Writing Social
          June 26, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series – June
          October 9, 2024
          Amy Tan: Portland Arts & Lectures 2024–25
          October 15, 2024
          Malcolm Gladwell in conversation
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Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen Oregon

Jessica Yen is a Chinese American author whose work explores the intersection of memory, family, culture, language, and history. Her work has appeared in Fourth Genre, Oregon Humanities, and Best American Travel Writing, among others. She is currently working on a memoir. By day, she writes grants for safety net clinics and edits academic manuscripts for scholars seeking to address health inequities.

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.