• September 17, 2021
          Oregon Literary Fellowships Application Deadline
          September 22, 2021
          Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication
          September 30, 2021
          Slamlandia September
          October 6, 2021
          One Page Wednesday: October
  • Box Office

Tickets & Registration

If you would like to purchase tickets or subscriptions over the phone, our Box Office line is typically staffed weekdays from 9am – 5pm. Please call us at 503-227-2583, option 2.

NOTE: for any in-person events through the end of 2021 we will require staff, volunteers, and audience members to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and wear a mask. More information about our COVID-19 policies for in-person programming can be found here. If you have questions, please email us at la@literary-arts.org 

Portland Arts & Lectures
2021-22 Subscriptions

Join us for another five-part season of engaging talks from some of the world’s best writers and thinkers! Subscriptions start at just $90 for the five-part series. All dates are booked at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, however subscriptions do come with a digital pass should you prefer to watch from home.

2021-22 Portland Arts & Lectures Lineup

October 14, 2021
2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Daniel James Brown
January 27, 2022
2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Cathy Park Hong
February 17, 2022
2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Brit Bennett
April 21, 2022
2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Richard Powers
May 12, 2022
2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Edwidge Danticat

Upcoming Ticketed Events

December 14, 2021
The Moth Mainstage in Portland
March 10, 2022
Everybody Reads 2022: Mira Jacob
April 28, 2022
Verselandia! Youth Poetry Slam Championship

Upcoming Free Events

September 22, 2021
Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication
September 28, 2021
Sandra Cisneros: Presented with Wisconsin Book Festival
September 30, 2021
Slamlandia September
October 6, 2021
One Page Wednesday: October

Delve Seminars

September 28, 2021
Hilary Mantel: Beyond the Booker
October 6, 2021
One Hundred Years of Solitude
October 25, 2021
Herman Melville: Great Shorter Works
October 27, 2021
Homer, The Odyssey

Writing Classes

September 17, 2021
Grief and the Lyric Essay
September 19, 2021
Nature Writing Now: Intensive
September 19, 2021
September BIPOC Writers Workshop
September 25, 2021
Writing the Long Short Story
September 25, 2021
Nine-Month Memoir Intensive
October 3, 2021
Writing Beyond Stereotypes of Disability
October 6, 2021
Oracles and Creativity: Designing Your Own Symbolic System
October 12, 2021
Archiving Ancestors, Collective Grief, and the Illusion of Time
October 21, 2021
The Lyric Essay Intensive: Braiding the World
October 23, 2021
The Trauma-Informed Creative Writing Classroom
October 27, 2021
Six-Month Short Story Intensive: Starting the Collection
October 27, 2021
Memoir Infusion