• 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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Kate Ristau Oregon

Kate Ristau is the author of the middle grade series, Clockbreakers, and the young adult series, Shadow Girl. You can read her essays in The New York Times and The Washington Post. In her ideal world, magic and myth combine to create memorable stories with unforgettable characters. Until she finds that world, she’ll live in a house in Oregon, where they found a sword behind the water heater and fairies in the backyard.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

We have moved many of our offerings online! We hope you will join us.

Saturday

Nov 11

Portland Book Festival  

Different Worlds

Neanderthal siblings Lucy and Andy are back to their paleo pranks. This time, they have to put up with more than just each other—the cave is feeling awfully cramped since the humans moved in. They’re in the Ice Age, and legroom comes at a real premium! Happy-go-lucky Narwhal and no-nonsense Jelly find their inner superheroes

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Saturday

Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Culture Shock: Middle Grade Graphic Novels

New graphic novels with characters finding their place in the world—whether it’s summer camp or the car club. In Vera Brosgol’s Be Prepared, Vera is sure she’s found the one place she can fit in at Russian summer camp, but camp has the same “cool girl” drama as regular life, plus endless Russian history lessons

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Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Lost & Found: Middle Grade Novels

Two novels about very different characters losing, and finding, home. A young Syrian girl must leave her homeland and emigrate to the United States in Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga. In Rosanne Parry’s A Wolf Called Wander, Swift, a young wolf, must make a long, perilous journey after being separated from his family

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Saturday

Nov 14

Saturday

Nov 13