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Oregon BIPOC Publishing Event: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (a Book!)

November 12, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

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.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (a Book!)

Ever wonder what working with an editor is like? Have questions about how to navigate this relationship? This virtual workshop will feature writer-editor duo, Laura Stanfill and Ari Honavar sharing their experience working together and what made their partnership successful.

This event is virtual. Click here to register in advance.

If you have any questions about this event, contact Jessica Meza-Torres at

Ari Honarvar

Ari Honarvar is the founder of Rumi with a View, dedicated to building music and poetry bridges across war-torn borders. She conducts Resilience through Joy workshops on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border and in Europe. Her work has been featured in The Guardian, Washington Post, New York Times, and elsewhere. She is the author of Rumi’s Gift Oracle Cards and her award-winning novel, A Girl Called Rumi, weaves a tale of immigration, redemption, and the power of storytelling.

Laura Stanfill

Laura Stanfill is the publisher of Forest Avenue Press, which she founded in 2012.


Portland, OR 97207


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