“Choose Creativity as a Lifestyle Despite the Horror:” Dorothea Lasky Reads From Animal

“Choose Creativity as a Lifestyle Despite the Horror:” Dorothea Lasky Reads From Animal

by Michael Porwoll, 2019-2020 @LA Events Intern “There was a comfort in this shared reality,” Dorothea Lasky read to an at-capacity audience at Literary Arts for Lit Crawl 2019. “This shared imagination.”             Animal, Lasky’s new book of lyric lectures released by Wave Books last month, strings together an unlikely assortment of themes to trace…

Music Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum: Shelby Walton-Clark Brings “The Music and the Movement” to Literary Arts

Music Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum: Shelby Walton-Clark Brings “The Music and the Movement” to Literary Arts

by Michael Porwoll, 2019-2020 @ LA Events Intern              American music is inseparable from American history. And music, especially that which proves most socially impactful, is often inseparable from the painful experience of suffering (and triumphing) our nation at its worst. In her lecture, “The Music and the Movement: Gospel, Jazz, and Rhythm & Blues,…

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events October – January 2020

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events October – January 2020

Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Internships are four months, from October 2019 – January 2020. These internships will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing for social…

Literary Arts at AWP

We hope to see you at the 2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair. Stop by our booth #4056 Presenting at 2019 AWP: Jesmyn Ward and Mitchell S. Jackson, Sponsored by Literary Arts and Lyceum Agency March 29 | 8:30 p.m. | Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2 Jesmyn Ward…

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Spring/Summer Events!

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Spring/Summer Events!

Literary Arts seeks an intern to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This internship is five months, from April 15, 2019 – September 15, 2019, and will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing…

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events this Winter!

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events this Winter!

Literary Arts seeks an intern to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This internship is four months, from January 15, 2019 – April 15, 2019, and will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing…

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events This Fall

Internship Opening: Intern for @Literary Arts Events This Fall

Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Internships are five months, from September 5, 2018 – January 15, 2019. These internships will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing…

Unchaste January: Teen Mamas Edition 

Unchaste January: Teen Mamas Edition 

by Sienna Ballou and Lauren Scheck, Literary Arts interns Literary Arts hosted  Unchaste Readers Series on January 17. The series creates a space for women, gender non-binary, and queer folks to share their stories. This particular reading was centered on the topic of teen motherhood and featured writers Katie Kaput, Jessica Standifird, Nina Packebush, and…

@Literary Arts Seeks Event Interns for Winter 2018

@Literary Arts Seeks Event Interns for Winter 2018

Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Internships are four months, from January – April, 2018. These internships will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing for social media. Literary Arts is a…

Unchaste November

Unchaste November

by Tailor Dolgin, Literary Arts intern The Unchaste Readers Series held their penultimate reading of 2017 at Literary Arts on November 15. The series, hosted by Jenny Forrester, provides women with a space to share their voices in a variety of forms. This reading was jam-packed with diverse content, featuring nine local writers as they…