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          2024 Bigfoot Poetry Festival
          June 19, 2024
          One Page Wednesday- June
          June 24, 2024
          Letter Writing Social
          October 9, 2024
          Amy Tan: Portland Arts & Lectures 2024–25
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Steve Almond

Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the author of a dozen books, including the New York Times Bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. An NEA grant recipient for 2022, his work has been published in the Best American Short Stories, the Best American Mysteries, Best American Erotica, and the New York Times Magazine. His first novel, Which Brings Me to You, is now a major motion picture starring Lucy Hale. His second novel, All the Secrets of the World, is under development by 20th Century Fox. His new book, Truth Is the Arrow, Mercy Is the Bow, is about craft, the struggle to write, and where stories come from. More information at: www.stevealmondjoy.org.

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.