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Saturday

Nov 7

Justina Ireland and Aiden Thomas
Saturday

Nov 7

Sloane Leong and Liara Tamani
Saturday

Nov 7

Wednesday

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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Wednesday

Nov 11

Marie Lu and Emily Suvada
Thursday

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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Friday

Nov 13

Bethany C. Morrow and Tehlor Kay Mejia or Anna-Marie McLemore
Friday

Nov 13

Saturday

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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Saturday

Nov 14

Saturday

Nov 14

Kim Johnson and Francisco X Stork
Tuesday

Nov 17

Arvin Ahmadi and Adib Khorran
Thursday

Nov 19

Leah Johnson and David Yoon

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