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          2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Cathy Park Hong
          January 28, 2022
          BIPOC Reading Series- January
          February 17, 2022
          2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Brit Bennett
          March 10, 2022
          Everybody Reads 2022: Mira Jacob
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Liz Crain Oregon

Liz Crain is the author of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland, and coauthor of the cookbooks Toro Bravo and Hello! My Name Is Tasty, as well as Grow Your Own: Understanding, Cultivating, and Enjoying Cannabis. Her latest is the cookbook Dumplings Equal Love. She is a longtime writer on Pacific Northwest food and drink, and her writing has appeared in Lucky PeachFood & Wine, the Sun magazine, the Progressive, and the Guardian. She is also a seasoned copywriter, fiction writer, as well as co-organizer of the annual Portland Fermentation Festival.

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Events, Classes, and Seminars

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Nov 11

A Literary Dinner Party: Collaboration in the Kitchen and on the Page

Food that tells a story, and in this event we explore stories about food with chefs turned writers and writers turned chefs: Andrew Barton & Peter Schweitzer present The Myrtlewood Cookbook, featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine for home cooks; food writer Liz Crain, co-author of Hello! My Name is Tasty; Kate Lebo & Samuel Ligon, co-editors

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Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Home Cooking: New Classic Cookbooks

Two new cookbooks destined to become classics that home cooks will reach for again and again. John Becker and Megan Scott have spent nearly a decade revising and updating one of the most iconic American cookbooks, a veritable kitchen bible, Joy of Cooking. The new edition features more than six hundred new recipes, with updates

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