• October 3, 2023
          Pushing Through: Carrying Your Manuscript Over the Finish Line
          October 4, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- October
          October 5, 2023
          Bookmark: A fundraising gala for Literary Arts
          October 8, 2023
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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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Oct 3

Fall 2023   In-person   Writing Classes  

Pushing Through: Carrying Your Manuscript Over the Finish Line

This six-week course is designed to help students finish a draft of a fiction or non-fiction manuscript. We'll read craft essays about drafting a book, set aside time each week to discuss problems we're having with manuscripts, and design a schedule for each student to ensure everyone addresses the issues specific to their draft. This

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Nov 9

Fall 2023   In-person   Writing Classes  

Finders, Keepers: Reclaiming Agency through Erasure and Collage

The hybrid genre of erasure and collage often exists between and because of two different mediums: text and image. Through obscuring a pre-existing text using various methods, an original work is created. Like erasure and collage, we as writers and community members exist between and because of various factors and people. What we amplify in

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