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          Letter Writing Social
          April 25, 2024
          Verselandia! Youth Poetry Slam Championship (2024)
          April 26, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series April
          May 1, 2024
          One Page Wednesday: May
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Steph Opitz

Steph Opitz is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Bookshop.org and a visiting instructor at the University of Minnesota. Formerly, she was the founding director of Wordplay at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. She serves on committees for the National Book Foundation, PEN America, and LitNet. She has curated literary events and festivals around the country—as the literary director of the Texas Book Festival, the fiction co-chair of the Brooklyn Book Festival, and on the programs team for the PEN World Voices Festival— and was the books reviewer for Marie Claire magazine.

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.