Tina Ontiveros grew up below the poverty line and went to community college. As a writer and teacher, her work explores class, shame, and social constructs that marginalize the poor. A former bookseller, Tina’s a faithful advocate for indie bookstores. She teaches writing and literature at Columbia Gorge Community College.
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.