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July 2019

Free

INCITE: Queer Writers Read: July


July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

The theme this month is "Unity". Join us for featured readings by Mary Mandeville, Tamiko Little, David Oates, Trystan Angel Reese.

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Free

Slamlandia: July


July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Slamlandia is a poetry open mic and slam that meets on the second Thursday of each month. This mic provides a creative, fun, and welcoming space for all literary communities in Portland. We encourage poets new and old to come…

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Free

Getting Help with your Oregon Literary Fellowship application: Drop-in session


July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

Friday, August 2, 2019 is the deadline to apply for an Oregon Literary Fellowship.    If you have questions about the application process and would like to meet in person, please note the following dates for drop-in assistance at our…

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September 2019

$220

Delve: Escape from the Doll’s House


September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

This Delve will examine stories from different literary genres and periods that all uniquely address the topic of personal freedom in conflict with societal pressures and control over the individual. Our texts will include Margaret Atwood’s much anticipated sequel to…

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$15 – $85

Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Omar El Akkad


September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay St. Portland, Oregon 97201

Literary Arts is proud to present an evening with Margaret Atwood, acclaimed novelist, poet, literary critic, and activist. Join us as we celebrate the publication of The Testaments, Atwood’s hugely anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, coming September 10, 2019. Atwood will be in conversation with award-winning journalist and Oregon author Omar El Akkad.

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October 2019

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: George Packer (Sold Out)


October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The series will begin on October 24 with author and staff writer for The New Yorker, George Packer. His new book is Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.

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November 2019

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: Amor Towles (Sold Out)


November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

On November 14, we welcome Amor Towles, author of the New York Times best sellers Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow.

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December 2019

The Moth Mainstage in Portland


December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The Moth returns to Portland this December! This extraordinary performance will sell out quickly, so reserve your seats early and experience unforgettable stories told live.

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January 2020

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: Min Jin Lee (Sold Out)


January 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The series continues on January 15 with Min Jin Lee, whose latest novel, Pachinko, was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction and a New York Times 10 Best Books of 2017.

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February 2020

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: Susan Orlean (Sold Out)


February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

On February 20, we will host Susan Orlean, author of eight books, including her most recent, The Library Book, a New York Times best seller and a Washington Post Top 10 Book of the Year for 2018.

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March 2020

$15

Everybody Reads 2020: Tommy Orange


March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

Literary Arts is proud to host an evening with award-winning author Tommy Orange as the culminating event of Multnomah County Library’s Everybody Reads program. This year’s programming will center on Orange’s debut novel, There There.

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May 2020

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: Colson Whitehead (Sold Out)


May 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The series will close on May 7 with Colson Whitehead, author of The Nickel Boys and The Underground Railroad, a New York Times best seller which won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award.

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