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 up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired!
Doors open at 6:30. Please, no reading from electronic devices.
Hosted by Natalie Serber.
Featured Readers for November:
is the author of nine books, most recently Advice for Future Corpses
. Her other books include Talk Dirty to Me, Stepping Westward,
and Women of the Way
. Her collection of essays, Violation,
was published in 2015 by Hawthorne Books. Her work has appeared in Harper’s
, Antioch Review
, Threepenny Review
, The New Yorker
, and Tricycle,
among other journals.
is the author of the memoir These Boys and Their Fathers,
a novel, Sunland
, and two short story collections, The Saints of Rattlesnake Mountain
and Desert Gothic
, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award. A frequent contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle
, he’s written for the New York Times Book Review, Outside
, and Slate
, among other publications. Waters is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches at Lewis & Clark College. He lives in Portland, with his partner, the writer Robin Romm, and their daughters.