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          Oregon Book Awards Finalists reading: Poetry and Fiction
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          2023 Oregon Book Awards
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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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Mar 27

Free Events   Writing Classes  

The Break with Kaveh Akbar

Event Series The Break with Kaveh Akbar

In partnership with Alano Club of Portland, "The Break is a monthly virtual gathering of writers and artists lead by Kaveh Akbar, celebrating amongness, collaboration, and interdisciplinary creative experimentation. Though many of the activities and discussions orbit or are inflected by recovery themes (Akbar has been in active recovery for eight years), participants are not

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Apr 15

Free Events   In-person   Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships   Oregon Book Awards Author Tour  

Springfield Celebrates Authors: Leah Sottile and Deb Vanasse

Join two of this year’s finalists in General Nonfiction for a talk and reading at the Springfield Public Library. When the Moon Turns to Blood by Leah Sottile is a modern-day survivalism and end-times extremism tale told through the story of Lori Vallow, and her husband, Chad Daybell. A swashbuckling narrative of treachery and obsession,

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May 18

Free Events   In-person  


Event Series Slamlandia

Slamlandia is a poetry open mic and slam that meets every month. This mic provides a creative, fun, and welcoming space for all literary communities in Portland. We encourage poets new and old to come share their work. We strive towards a safer space for poets to read their own poetry, witness others, and participate

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