• December 7, 2021
          Maxine Scates and Joseph Millar
          December 8, 2021
          One Page Wednesday: December
          December 9, 2021
          Bagley Wright Lecture Series: “Is That A Real Poem Or Did You Just Make It Up?”
          December 14, 2021
          The Moth Mainstage in Portland
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Nov 7

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Nov 11

Portland Book Festival   Young Adult   Youth Events  

The Seeds to Plant the Future: WITS 2019–20 Anthology Launch

Join Portland public high school students as they read from their work featured in the 2019–20 Writers in the Schools anthology, The Seeds to Plant the Future. Pre-order your copy of the book here! (Ships December 2020) To view this event, go to: https://www.pdxbookfest.org/daily-live-stream/ If you have not done so already, you will need to register for

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Nov 11

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Nov 12

Portland Book Festival   Writing Classes   Young Adult   Youth Events  

Youth Workshop: Hopes/Fears/Feathers: The Art of the Notebook and the Bird in Your Yard

In this workshop we’ll identify and then banish fears, generate new work on the page and examine ways the writer’s notebook can help to focus our attention, capture stories and make sense during unsettled times. We’ll look at poems by Claudia Rankine and Emily Dickinson and watch New York birder Christian Cooper nerd out on

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Nov 13

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Nov 13

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Nov 14

Fiction   Middle Grade   Nonfiction   Picture Book   Poetry   Portland Book Festival   Writing Classes   Young Adult  

Collaborative Writing for Educators

Explore cooperative exercises in this workshop aimed at encouraging shy writers and offering a variety of ways to look at subjects to stimulate every student. You will learn how to teach group projects that practice a range of writing techniques. We will write team poems, working together from brainstorming to polished pieces, and you will

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Nov 14

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