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March 2019

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One Page Wednesday March


March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work. An opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented Portland writers.Come with a single page of work and sign up to…

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INCITE: Queer Writers Read


March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Hosted by Kate Carrol De Gutes and Kate Grey.

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Free

Slamlandia


March 14 @ 6:30 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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$20

Everybody Reads 2019: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (SOLD OUT)


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

In partnership with the Multnomah County Library and The Library Foundation, Literary Arts is proud to present a lecture by award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as the culminating event of Everybody Reads 2019. This year’s programming will center on Adichie’s…

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Barry Lopez: Horizon Book Launch


March 19 @ 7:30 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon 97205

Join Literary Arts for a book launch event for Horizon, the latest book from National Book Award-winning author Barry Lopez. This event is free and open to the public. The event will feature a live reading from Lopez, followed by an onstage discussion between the Lopez and Andrew Proctor, Executive Director of Literary Arts.

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Cave Canem Fellows Reading: Off-site AWP event


March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Experience Cave Canem's annual Off-Site Reading at AWP Portland, hosted by Literary Arts! This year’s reading is headlined by Portland and Seattle-based Cave Canem fellows Quenton Baker, Ashaki M. Jackson, Bettina Judd, Anastacia-Renee and Christopher Rose, who will open the…

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WITS Alliance Reading: Off-site AWP event


March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

The WITS Alliance hosts a happy hour and reading at Literary Arts.

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Free

VONA’s 20th Birthday reading: Off-site AWP event


March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

VONA is celebrating 20 years of supporting writers of color. VONA, The Voices of our Nations Arts Foundation, is the only multi-genre workshop for writers of color in the nation, brings writers of color from the margins to a community…

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SMC MFA, Omnidawn, and McSweeney’s: AWP off-site reading


March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

a reading with: Victoria Chang Christine Hyung-Oak Lee Sara Mumolo Jesse Nathan Joseph Rios Tamsin Smith Lysley Tenorio Matthew Zapruder sponsored by Saint Mary's college MFA in Creative Writing, Omnidawn Publishing, and McSweeney's

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April 2019

2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures


April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on January 17, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on April 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The 2018/2019 series is sold out! Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the page to be among the first to know when next year’s series goes on sale, in Spring 2019. The series begins on October 11…

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Free

Northwest Academy: Victor Lodato


April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States
$12 – $65

2019 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony


April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 Northwest 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97209 United States

Join Literary Arts’ annual celebration of the state’s most accomplished writers in the genres of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, young readers, and drama. The evening will be hosted by award-winning author Cheryl Strayed.

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$10 – $70

Verselandia! 2019


April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

Celebrate Portland’s youth poets during our seventh annual Verselandia! poetry slam. Students perform original work in front of a panel of judges and a live audience.

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