Literary Portland is a resource for the Portland, OR literary community, providing information on upcoming literary events, local publishers, places, reading series, and other organizations. We strive to support the community through awareness and connection, helping writers, creators, and fans of literature find welcoming spaces for voices from all backgrounds and of all identities. If you’d like to reach out to us for any reason please feel free to contact us, as we’re always happy to hear feedback, suggestions, or requests. You can also submit an event using our submission form.

Upcoming Events Quick Glance
  1. Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities: Features for “Climate”

    April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Contents Under Pressure: Using Constraints to Stretch Your Creativity

    April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Submission Deadline: 2021 Two Rivers Poetry Contest

    April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Willy Vlautin, author of “The Night Always Comes,” with Maria Semple

    April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Livestream Reading: Kim Stafford

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Jeff VanderMeer in Conversation With Karen Russell

    April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Consider This with Clint Smith

    April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Introduction to Flash Nonfiction w Brian Benson

    April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  9. Books Around the Corner: Fantasy Book Club (Remote)

    April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  10. Amanda L. Tyler: 2021 Hatfield Lecture

    April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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