• February 7, 2023
          Continuing Delight: Approaching Joy
          February 8, 2023
          Fiction Technique in Memoir
          February 16, 2023
          Slamlandia
          February 22, 2023
          Portland Arts & Lectures 2022/23: Patrick Radden Keefe
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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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Feb 23

online class   Winter 2023   Writing Classes  

Writing For Television: Where to Begin

This unique course is designed for creative aspiring writers with no prior experience, as well as those with screenwriting experience, wishing to break into television writing. Learn in an interactive environment the basics of creating, writing, and presenting your first television script for both drama and/or comedy, including how to take your idea to the

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Feb 27

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Mar 6

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Mar 7

In-person   Delve for Writers   Winter 2023   Delve Readers Seminars   Writing Classes  

DELVE FOR WRITERS:Coetzee and Han: Point of View

In this Delve for writers, we’ll consider two provocative books, both written outside the U.S., J.M. Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals (republished within his novel Elizabeth Costello) and Han Kang’s The Vegetarian, translated by Deborah Smith. Both books consider the ethics of eating animals and the central place of violence in the everyday. Both also

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Saturday

Mar 18

online class   Winter 2023   Writing Classes  

Jumpstart Your Memoir: Fundamentals and Strategies

In this six-week class, students will work on creating a narrative structure that will allow them to embark on the journey of the creation of their memoir. Through short and long readings, the class will study and develop characterization, setting, and narrative voice besides learning to mine memory and research for detail. A 10–15-page project

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