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Submission Deadline: Caldera Community Residency

Italic Handwriting & Calligraphy Club

Joe Hill

Submission Deadline: smoke + mold Issue 2

Prompt Alumni Workshop with IPRC

Poetry Reading: Gary Lark, Jessica Mehta, Hannah Larrabee

Jenny Brown in Conversation with Leni Zumas

Amy Long with Sophia Shalmiyev

Submission Deadline: RACC Professional Development Grants

Books Around the Corner Writers Group

A Frayed Knot / AFRAID NOT – JACQUELINE KEELER: READING + PRESENTATION

Suspense and Treats: Sweethearts (a novel by Elizabeth Mitchell)

Nancy Richardson Fischer in Conversation With Colleen Houck

Kay Reid reads from her new collection, Rapid Redemption

TERRA FLATS #3 release party and art exhibit with Jason Fischer

Small Press Residency – Perfect Day Publishing

Slamlandia Oct. Cider Riot Slam ft. Shanna & Michael Alden

First Thursday: NEAR | FAR | WIDE

Fall Used Book Sale

3rd Annual East Portland Arts & Literary Festival

TRUE NORTH STUDIOS OPEN HOUSE AND ARTS SWAP MEET

Cabaret des Arts: A Fusion of Visual Arts & Burlesque

Manything Goes, at Mother Foucault’s

Fall Used Book Sale

3rd Annual East Portland Arts & Literary Festival

24 Hour Comic Book Day @ I Like Comics

Sweet & Greet

Melissa Febos – Written on the Body: Oct. 5-6

Fall Used Book Sale

24 Hour Comic Book Day @ I Like Comics

Floyd Skloot in Conversation With David Biespiel

Multi-Author Literary Sci-Fi Event

Maxine Scates and Shaindel Beers – reading and Q&A

Fall Used Book Sale

Italic Handwriting & Calligraphy Club

A. Molotkov, John Sibley Williams, Laura Winter

Grief Rites Readers Series ~ October 7

Reading: Jane Kirkpatrick and Rachel Fordham

Pageturners Author Visit: Willy Vlautin

Drink and Write Tuesdays: Drop in Writer’s Workshop

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club

Collage Night

Song of Myself

A Poetry Reading by Marjorie Welish

Glom Press and Walker Mettling print show and pop-up shop

B&B Book Club: A Clockwork Orange

HOCUS Reading: Hauntings

Reading: Katey Schultz: Still Come Home

Teen Book Club

PDX October Happy Hour

Slamlandia October Literary Arts Show ft. Chris Gonzalez

WRITING & THE BODY: FALL, Oct. 10-13

Rob Carney and Scott Poole

Raise Your Pen

Monthly Story Swap

Myths, Sharks, Parrots, & Fables: Poets Rob Carney & Scott Poole

Poetry Reading: Rob Carney and Scott Poole

Fariha Róisín in Conversation With Tanaïs

Workshop: From Detritus To Gold: Spinning Blunders, Bafflements, and Pain into Humor

Intro to Risograph Printing

Kids’ Storytime

The Work Poetry Workshop: Saturday Edition with Christopher Luna

The League of Exceptional Writers

Laureen Nussbaum

Astral Somatica Book Release and Signing Event

Daniel Poppick in Conversation With Lisa Wells

Reading: Jacqueline Rothenberg

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat Jordan Dalzell

Pageturners Author Visit: Katie Grindeland

Reading: Don Dupay: Frank’s Revenge

Chris Ware & Lynda Barry

Reading: Kamaya Tarplay

Portland Correspondence Co-op

Powell’s Books Presents: ZADIE SMITH

An Evening With Lawrence Lanahan

Reading: Maureen Shaughnessy: The Scent of Buenos Aires

Sean Walter | Reading and Signing

X-Men #1 Midnight Release Party at Bridge City Comics!

Midnight Release Party!

Noon Time Talk with Florence Grende

Pageturners Author Visit: Leni Zumas

Book Club for The Butcher’s Daughter: A Memoir

Construction Specification Institute presents A Scary Construction Story

The Page-Turner Book Club

Visiting Writers Series: Jos Charles

IPRC Print Spree: 2nd Annual Print Show & Sale

Slamlandia October Picnic PDX Poetry Open Mic ft. Kelsey Taylor

Pageturners Author Visit: Kenneth R. Coleman

Nights Since Vol. 2 Chapbook Release

Paul Theroux in Conversation With Adam Davis

Fact and Fiction in The Preserve: A Novel

Booklover’s Burlesque: Vile Villains

Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Saturday Poetry Workshop I: Strict Forms w John Morrison

Fall 2019: DIY Writing Retreat Roundtable

Kids’ Storytime With Alison Farrell

Delicious Dreams Author Reading & Launch

Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Oregon Battle of the Books Trivia

Machiko Tateno in Conversation With Heidi Nestler

True Crime Book Club

Refugee and Migrant Rights Fundraiser

Jim Wallis

Tell Me A Story #9

Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation with Renée Watson

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

Revising the Poem Workshop w Ashley Toliver

Craft of Memoir Workshop w Brian Benson

Kim Stafford

Brent Weeks

SFWA Portland Publishing Happy Hour – October 2019

The Moth: GrandSLAM Championship

Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities: Spring 2020, “Union” Issue

Reading: Lisa Loving: Street Journalist

Discover Jazz: The Music and the Movement

Kevin Scott, The Voice of This Stone

Christopher McDougall

A Poetry Reading by Rosalie Moffett

Horror Book Club

Queer Writing w Wayne Gregory

Poetry Night – JC Mehta, Gwendolyn Morgan, Armin Tolentino

2019/2020 Portland Arts & Lectures: George Packer (Sold Out)

A Halloween Poetry House Show!

Fall 2019 Seasonal Workshop w/ Domi Shoemaker & Daniel Elder

Filament’s October Reading Featuring Alicia Jo Rabins

Clara Parkes

Ayden Foster and Friends Poetry Reading

Halloween ComicFest

Kids’ Storytime

WEEKEND: Life Writing Workshop w David Biespiel

Drag Queen Storytime with Poison Waters

THE LUMINOUS DARK w/ Ashley Toliver

Metamorphoses Online w/ Leigh Hopkins (and video prompts from Lidia Yuknavitch)

Dan Raphael in Conversation With Christopher Luna

Delve Fall 2019: The Pre-Socratic Thinkers: The Greeks on Gods, Humanity, and Nature Before Socrates

Last Sunday Writing Workshop

Brian Evenson & Benjamin Percy

Submission Deadline: Pathos: Fall 2019

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Cameron Dezen Hammon in Conversation With Lance Cleland

Comic Cave anniversary & trick or treat!

HOW TO DRAW A GHOST w/ Zachary Schomburg

Mountain Writers Workshop: Reading as a Writer: A.R. Ammons

Reading: Shannon Kaiser: Joy Seeker

John Mark Comer

Mike Henderson “Dead Man Logan 12” Signing

A Nonfiction Reading by Mohamed Asem

Reading: Floyd Skloot: Far West

Fiction Addiction Book Club

Classics Book Group

Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing

The Write to Heal Retreat

Jim Tilley and Cai Emmons

The Write to Heal Retreat

Reclaim your Voice: From the Page to the Stage w/Domi Shoemaker and G. Ravyn Stanfield: Nov. 2&3

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt & Outlet Assistants!

Frankenstein’s Comicbook Swap 17: Day of the Dead!

Bind your own Coptic Journal–in Portland OR!

The Write to Heal Retreat

Postcard Embroidery Workshop with Gutwrench Press!

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