• October 5, 2022
          One Page Wednesday: October
          October 12, 2022
          Bookmark: A Benefit for Literary Arts
          October 20, 2022
          Slamlandia
          October 21, 2022
          Kundiman Reading Salon
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Portland Arts & Lectures

Subscriptions are now on sale for the 2022/23 Portland Arts & Lectures season! View the season lineup here.

NOTE: We are planning for the 2022/23 Portland Arts & Lectures season to be in-person only (no hybrid option). Read more on our FAQ page.

Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23

November 17, 2022
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Anthony Doerr
January 18, 2023
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Lauren Groff
February 22, 2023
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Patrick Radden Keefe
April 20, 2023
Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Ada Limón

Upcoming Ticketed Events

October 26, 2022
Pop-Up Magazine: Love Stories
November 5, 2022
Portland Book Festival 2022
November 5, 2022
Mean Baby: Selma Blair with Esmé Weijun Wang
November 5, 2022
Carrie Soto Is Back: Taylor Jenkins Reid with Cheryl Strayed
December 13, 2022
The Moth: Mainstage in Portland
February 1, 2023
An Evening with Amor Towles
March 16, 2023
Everybody Reads 2023: Ruth Ozeki
April 27, 2023
Verselandia! 2023

Upcoming Free Events

October 5, 2022
One Page Wednesday: October
October 12, 2022
Bookmark: A Benefit for Literary Arts
October 20, 2022
Slamlandia
October 21, 2022
Kundiman Reading Salon
October 21, 2022
Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Enterprise
October 26, 2022
BIPOC Reading Series- October
October 31, 2022
The Break with Kaveh Akbar
November 17, 2022
Slamlandia
November 28, 2022
The Break with Kaveh Akbar
December 15, 2022
Slamlandia
January 19, 2023
Slamlandia
February 16, 2023
Slamlandia
March 16, 2023
Slamlandia
April 20, 2023
Slamlandia
May 18, 2023
Slamlandia
June 15, 2023
Slamlandia

Delve Seminars

October 3, 2022
Delve for Writers: Joan Didion and Durga Chew-Bose
October 25, 2022
Orhan Pamuk’s Nights of Plague: Fairy-tale, History, Allegory
November 1, 2022
An Intensive Study of Totality: Jorge Luis Borges
November 14, 2022
The Art of Memory: Autofiction
January 3, 2023
Vanity Fair
January 15, 2023
The Feminine Gothic: Victorian and American Horror
January 23, 2023
The Brothers Karamazov

Writing Classes

October 3, 2022
Delve for Writers: Joan Didion and Durga Chew-Bose
October 5, 2022
Speaking Beyond the Self in Poetry
October 15, 2022
BIPOC Writing Workshop: October
October 18, 2022
Writing the Weird and Wonderful: Nonfiction
October 19, 2022
Leave the Door Open On The Way Out: Endings in Fiction
October 25, 2022
The Study and Practice of Autofiction
October 29, 2022
Writing About Parenthood
October 31, 2022
The Break with Kaveh Akbar
November 1, 2022
Poetry Through Divination
November 3, 2022
Writing the Complicated Self
November 4, 2022
Creating Vibrant and Complex Characters
November 4, 2022
Writing Into Big Questions
November 5, 2022
Starting the Memoir
November 6, 2022
The Unique Art of Autofiction
November 6, 2022
Writing Food
November 6, 2022
“The Most Important Element”: Plot in Literary Fiction
November 6, 2022
Kick-Start Your Picture Book
November 8, 2022
Recharge Your Writing Life: Experiments & Strategies
November 8, 2022
Surrealist Games for Surreal Times
November 15, 2022
Advanced Poetry Workshop
November 19, 2022
BIPOC Writing Workshop: November
November 28, 2022
The Break with Kaveh Akbar
December 10, 2022
Submission Party
December 11, 2022
Writing With Constraints
January 11, 2023
Six Month Short Story Intensive
January 14, 2023
Mastering the Short Story
January 23, 2023
Six Month Screenwriting Intensive