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Modern Tarot

August 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

View Venue Website, 925 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR 97205 + Google Map

Tarot, the ancient card system, is having a 21st century renaissance. With more and more artists improving upon the medieval straight, white, thin and able-bodied imagery, today everyone can find a deck that speaks to them. Whether you are a curious newcomer to tarot, an burgeoning beginner or a pro, this lecture-style workshop will walk you through the structure and meaning of the 78-cards, pausing to answer participant questions as well as offer tips for spreads and ritual as well as fascinating trivia attached to the iconic images.

Access Program
We want our writing classes and Delves to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. Our Access Program offers writing class and Delve tuitions at a reduced rate. The access program for writing classes covers 60% of the class tuition. Most writing classes have at least one access spot available.

Please apply here for access rate tuition. Contact Susan Moore at if you have questions.

In-Person Class
Note: This class meets in-person at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington. Literary Arts will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative test result (within 72 hours) from a healthcare provider, for entry into our in-person classes.  Please see our complete Covid-19 policy here.

Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is 2021 Guggenheim Fellow. Her collection, Against Memoir, won an award from PEN/America for the Art of the Essay. She is the author of over a dozen books, including the cult classic Valencia and the dystopic hybrid-memoir Black Wave. She is the host of the popular mystical podcast Your Magic, runs the weekly live show Ask the Tarot on Spotify Greenroom, and is the author of the tarot how-t, Modern Tarot. Tea has created many literary interventions, including the global sensation Drag Queen Story Hour, and Sister Spit, which she started with Sini Anderson in 1993. Her latest memoir, Knocking Myself Up: A Memoir of my In/Fertility, will be published August 2022 from Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins.


August 6, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97205
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