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November 2017

Literary Arts in the Give!Guide 2017


November 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 11:30 pm

Help us break this record of giving and raise more than $20,000 to support Oregon’s literary community!

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$25

Joe Biden: American Promise Tour


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

Literary Arts will host Joe Biden on Thursday, November 30 in celebration of his forthcoming memoir, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose (publication date November 14, 2017). This event is part of Biden’s American Promise Tour, a series of conversations that connect friends and neighbors around the topics that matter.

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December 2017
Free

One Page Wednesday: writers share work in progress


December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work. One Page Wednesday is  a new series hosted by Natalie Serber. An opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented Portland writers.…

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Free

WITS Writers Reading @LiteraryArts


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

Literary Arts is pleased to present a reading by Writers in the Schools (WITS) writers! This is a chance to get to know these fine teaching artists and their work. Half of the 2017-18 WITS roster is reading at this event,…

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Free

Martin Seay and Alicia Jo Rabins


December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States
$15 - $80

The Moth Mainstage


December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

The Moth returns to Portland on Monday, December 11. This extraordinary performance will sell out quickly, so reserve your seats early and experience unforgettable stories told live!

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Free

Unchaste: December


December 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States
January 2018
$275

Writing the Lyric Essay


January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

January 6 – 27, 2018 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Jennifer Denrow For writers at all levels Explore the lyric essay and come up with your own definition of…

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February 2018
$65

Master Class with Javier Zamora


February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Master Class with Javier Zamora Sunday, February 11 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington $65.00 Limited to 10 students Admission is by application. Application deadline: Friday, January 19. Javier Zamora is the author of Unaccompanied (Copper Canyon,…

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Free

Writers on Climate Change Contest Reception


February 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

    What is the role of a writer in a time of climate chaos? The Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University is holding an essay writing contest to find out. Join us on February 20, 2018 to…

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April 2018
$15

Everybody Reads 2018


April 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

In partnership with Multnomah County Library and The Library Foundation, Literary Arts is proud to present a lecture by Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit West, as the culminating event of the 16th annual Everybody Reads. A love story set in an unnamed country…

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$10

2018 Verselandia!


April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 United States

Come celebrate Portland’s creative youth during our seventh annual Verselandia! poetry slam.

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