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Literary Arts is in the 2018 Give!Guide

Literary Arts is in the 2018 Give!Guide

November 30, 2018 - December 31, 2018 :

Our goal is to raise $20,000 through the Give!Guide to support our programs that reach 20,000 Oregonians each year. When you make a gift to Literary Arts, you help strengthen our entire community by encouraging writers to create new work and helping readers hear different voices and perspectives.

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One Page Wednesday- January

One Page Wednesday- January

January 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm : ,

Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work. Here is 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…

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INCITE: Queer Writers Read

INCITE: Queer Writers Read

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm : ,

This month’s theme is Justice. Featured readers include Amy Schutzer, Erin Gurley, Geeta Lewis, and Shloimy Notik. Hosted by Kate Carrol De Gutes and Kate Grey.

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Slamlandia

Slamlandia

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm :

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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Youth Poetry Reading: Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art

Youth Poetry Reading: Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art

January 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm :

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Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Bend – Writers Writing: Graphic Memoir Workshop

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Bend – Writers Writing: Graphic Memoir Workshop

January 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm : , ,

Learn storytelling and illustrative expression with award-winning Nicole J. Georges. Learn the ins and outs of illustration and memoir and dabble with putting your own thoughts into ink. Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster & professor. Her Lambda…

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour Visits Bend with Nicole J. Georges

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour Visits Bend with Nicole J. Georges

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm :

2018 Oregon Graphic Memoir Award Winner Nicole Georges reads from her latest award-winning book, “Fetch.” Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster & professor. Her Lambda Award-winning graphic memoir, “Calling Dr. Laura,” was called “engrossing, lovable, smart and ultimately…

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WITS End of Residency Readings: Parkrose High School Students

WITS End of Residency Readings: Parkrose High School Students

January 14 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm : ,

Come celebrate the next generation of writers during our Writers in the Schools end-of-residency readings. 

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Sweet Dreams, Story Catcher

Sweet Dreams, Story Catcher

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm : ,

Editor Janna Lopez discusses the concept, curation process, and creative evolution of Sweet Dreams, Story Catcher: A Commemorative Collection of Portland Magazine essays by Brian Doyle.” This stunning collection of author Brian Doyle’s work is complemented by exquisite artwork and published by University of…

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2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures

2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm :

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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PDX JAZZ: Carnival to Mardi Gras: A New Orleans Tradition

PDX JAZZ: Carnival to Mardi Gras: A New Orleans Tradition

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm : ,

Carnival is a season; Mardi Gras is a day. Join former New Orleanian Deborah DeMoss Smith in celebrating this 300-year Crescent City tradition. From masking, krewes, balls, parades, throws, flambeaux carriers, the iconic Mardi Gras Indians and classic holiday tunes,…

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WITS End of Residency Readings: Benson High School Students

WITS End of Residency Readings: Benson High School Students

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm : ,

Celebrate the next generation of writers during our WITS end-of-residency readings

WITS End of Residency Readings: Wilson High School Students

WITS End of Residency Readings: Wilson High School Students

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm :

Wilson High School students have spent the past semester crafting original creative writing pieces under the guidance of experienced writers. The students will be reading these pieces aloud for peers, family, and community members. Come support and hear the fantastic…

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