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Oregon BIPOC Publishing Event: Pitching, Submitting, & Proposing

November 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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

Literary Arts, Ooligan Press, and Portland State University’s English Department partner to present the Oregon BIPOC Writers Publishing Event. This event is designed for writers who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color to connect to the publishers and authors seeking to hear their voices.

Pitching, Submitting, & Proposing: How to Make Money as a Writer

 Join us for a panel discussion featuring local editors and grantors, as they discuss what makes for a successful pitch, submission, and grant proposal. Featuring Kelly Zatlin, Amy Lam, Karina Agbisit, and Jennifer Perrine.

This event takes place in-person. Please see our Covid-19 guidelines for in-person events at Literary Arts. If you have any questions about this event, contact Jessica Meza-Torres at

Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine is the author of four award-winning books of poetry: Again, The Body Is No Machine, In the Human Zoo, and No Confession, No Mass. Their recent poems, stories, and essays appear in New Letters, The Seventh Wave Magazine, JuxtaProse, The Rumpus, Buckman Journal, and The Gay & Lesbian Review. Perrine lives in Portland, Oregon, where they co-host the Incite: Queer Writers Read series, teach creative writing to youth and adults, and serve as a diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) consultant.


Kelly Zatlin

Kelly Zatlin is a current graduate student at Portland State University for both the English program and the Book Publishing program. In addition to being the current copy editor of Pathos Literary Magazine, she is also one of the Acquisitions Managers for Ooligan Press, the student-run press at PSU which publishes four books a year.


925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97205
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