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November 2018

Literary Arts is in the 2018 Give!Guide


November 30 - December 31

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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January 2019

Free

One Page Wednesday January


January 2, 2019 @ 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. 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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Free

INCITE: Queer Writers Read


January 9, 2019 @ 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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Slamlandia


January 10, 2019 @ 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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Free

Sweet Dreams, Story Catcher


January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

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

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2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures


January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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

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


January 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

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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February 2019

Free

One Page Wednesday February


February 6, 2019 @ 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. 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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Free

Slamlandia


February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 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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2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures


February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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March 2019

Free

INCITE: Queer Writers Read


March 13, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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April 2019

2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures


April 4, 2019 @ 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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$12 – $65

2019 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony


April 22, 2019 @ 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 graphic literature. The evening will be hosted by award-winning author Cheryl Strayed.

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