• June 2, 2023
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam
          June 7, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- June
          June 9, 2023
          End of Class Reading: Short Story Intensive
          June 10, 2023
          Poetry in Translation: Reading & Conversation with PEN Award Finalists
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Events, Classes, and Seminars

Our events, classes, and seminars bring the community together to hear, learn, and discuss the most compelling issues and ideas of our day. We hope you will join us in our downtown Literary Arts space, online, and at partnering venues across Portland and Oregon.

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Jul 30

Delve Readers Seminars   In-person   Summer 2023  

Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past: Within a Budding Grove

Proust’s magnum opus is often considered to be the greatest novel of the 20th century. It richly repays the careful attention it demands, and becomes unforgettable. First-time readers, however, may find the style and size of the work daunting. This seminar is intended for participants who have always wanted to read Proust, but who would

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Aug 7

BIPOC only   Delve Readers Seminars   Online   Summer 2023  

Korean Translated Fiction: Mothers and Daughters

This Delve will explore the powerful, sometimes heartbreaking and often guilt-ridden relationship between mothers and daughters through two Korean novels. The first, Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin, is an international sensation that has been published in 36 nations in addition to selling over 2.1 million copies in South Korea. In this heartbreaking and

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Aug 10


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