Monica Drake is the author of the award-winning indie novel, Clown Girl, as well as The Stud Book, and most recently, The Folly of Loving Life. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, The Rumpus, Oregon Humanities, Beloit Fiction Journal, and other publications as well as anthologies. She currently teaches at the Pacific NW College of Art, where she designed and launched the BFA in Writing. Coolest detail ever: Chuck Palahniuk recently revealed that Monica Drake was the inspiration for the character of Marla in Fight Club, one of the hottest, most biting female characters in recent lit.
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Spellbinders: Fertile Ground
January 23, 2018
A new play by Brad Bolchunos. Staged reading directed by Michelle Seaton.…
Voodoo Snowball: Fertile Ground
January 25, 2018
A new play by Gary Corbin. Staged reading directed by Eric Lyness.…
Master Class with Javier Zamora
February 11, 2018
Master Class with Javier Zamora Sunday, February 11 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.…
Everybody Reads 2018
April 5, 2018
In partnership with Multnomah County Library and The Library Foundation, Literary Arts is…
April 26, 2018
Come celebrate Portland’s creative youth during our seventh annual Verselandia! poetry slam.
Oregon Book Awards Ceremony 2018
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Join Literary Arts’ annual celebration of the state’s most accomplished writers in…