• June 2, 2023
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam
          June 7, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- June
          June 9, 2023
          End of Class Reading: Short Story Intensive
          June 10, 2023
          Poetry in Translation: Reading & Conversation with PEN Award Finalists
  • Box Office

2022–23 Portland Arts & Lectures Series Subscription

Subscriptions for 2022–23 are now closed. We are currently selling a limited amount of single tickets to the Ada Limón event on April 20, where we will announce the upcoming season lineup! Questions? Email us at la@literary-arts.org.


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Literary Arts presents the 38th annual Portland Arts & Lectures.

Subscriptions for the 2022–23 season are now closed. Our next season will go on sale in April 2023.

Time & Venue

Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. Box office opens at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway.


Students to the Schnitz

By partnering with local schools and community groups Literary Arts provides students with books, tickets, and transportation to concert hall events and bring visiting authors to engage with students at local high schools.


Author Lineup

Abdulrazak Gurnah | September 22, 2022
Anthony Doerr | November 17, 2022
Lauren Groff | January 18, 2023
Patrick Radden Keefe | February 22, 2023
Ada Limon | April 20, 2023