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March 2019

Free

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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INCITE: AWP off-site reading


March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A reading featuring: Cooper Lee Bombadier Barrie Jean Borich Sam Roxas-Chua Violet Defiant Amber Flame Penny Guisinger Brionne Janae Rosamond S. King Ana-Maurine Lara Hosted by Kate Carroll de Gutes and Kate Gray

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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

Free

One Page Wednesday: April


April 3 @ 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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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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Slamlandia


April 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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Oregon Book Awards: Poetry, Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Finalists reading


April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

A reading with some of the Oregon Book Awards finalists in poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction: manuel arturo abreu David Biespiel Patrick deWitt Nick Dybek Apricot Irving John Larison Matthew Minicucci Dionisia Morales Meaghan O’Connell Wendy Willis Beth Wood Taylor…

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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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Free

PDX JAZZ: APRIL


April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States
$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 eighth annual Verselandia! poetry slam. Students perform original work in front of a panel of judges and a live audience.

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May 2019

Free

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Newport


May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye ST Newport, oregon 97365

An afternoon of reading and conversation with three Oregon Book Awards authors: Apricot Irving, THE GOSPEL OF TREES, finalist in creative nonfiction Beth Wood, LADDER TO THE LIGHT, finalist in poetry Leni Zumas, author of the novel RED CLOCKS, finalist…

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Free

Portland Review Launch


May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Ooligan Press Writers of Color Reading


May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

hosted by Reema Zaman

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