Update 5: RACC has established an Emergency Artist Relief Fund to which you can apply and donate. They have also set up a page listing other relief resources.

Update 4: Two local Relief Funds for small businesses and artists have been set up if you’d like to apply for support or offer donations. They are the Portland Small Business Relief Fund and the Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund. Literary Portland is not personally associated with either of the funds, so, please direct all questions etc. to their respective organizations.

Update 2: A “stay at home” order has been issued by Gov. Kate Brown. See also this FAQ from OPB. Until the order is lifted, you can assume all in-person readings and events have been cancelled. We’ll continue to update things to match organization and stores’ calendars etc., but heed Brown’s orders and updates from officials on proper actions. Hope you all can stay safe, healthy, and cozy with a good book at home!

For details regarding specific events please contact the organizers or venues. If you are an organizer or venue and would like to reach out to us please feel free to contact us or submit an event using our submission form. We’d love to hear from you!

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CANCELED – Delve Readers Seminar: Graphic Literature as Autobiography

Two Rivers Virtual Book Club March

Submission Deadline: Submission Reading Series: Call to Submit Poetry/Prose

VIRTUAL IPRC: Teen Poetry Time

Books Around the Corner: Writers Group (Remote)

CANCELED – A Poetry Reading by Rachel Zucker

Online: One Page Wednesday – APRIL

Books Around the Corner: Romance Book Club (Remote)

Planning and Writing Your Book with Kristen James

CANCELED – Visiting Writers Series: Rivers Solomon

Livestream Reading! Steven Mayfield: Treasure of the Blue Whale

NOT A PLACE TO VISIT online release party and art exhibit with T Edward Bak

Books Around the Corner: Historical Fiction Book Club (Remote)

Liminal Writing Online w/ Sonya Lea

The Art of Marketing Your Book

Books Around the Corner: Virtual Storytime

VIRTUAL IPRC: Autism Art-in

VIRTUAL IPRC: Guided Visualization for Inner Exploration Workshop #1

VIRTUAL IPRC: Italic Handwriting & Calligraphy Club

VIRTUAL IPRC: Elementary Art Club

FIRE DANCE: a virtual poetry reading

Books Around the Corner: Book Talk Book Club (Remote)

CANCELED – Visiting Writers Series: sidony o’neal

Submission Deadline: HOCUS Reading: The Tarot–Submissions Now Open

Books Around the Corner: Nonfiction Book Club (Remote)

Online: Coffee at Your Kitchen Table with Willamette Writers

VIRTUAL IPRC: Guided Visualization for Inner Exploration Workshop #2

Online Book Club with Willamette Writers for Howards End

VIRTUAL IPRC: Elementary Art Club

The 2020 Brazilian Literary Spring in the U.S.

Spring 2020 Online: Starting The Story: Short Fiction workshop

Delve Readers Seminar: Delve Online: Still and Unstill: Objects and Landscapes as Human Metaphors

Delve Readers Seminar: Delve Online: Memory and Ancestors: Paula by Isabel Allende


VIRTUAL IPRC: Guided Visualization for Inner Exploration Workshop #3


CANCELED – Rob Schlegel reads at PSU



Pediatrician Storytelling Night #2

The Tesla City Stories – Season 6 Premiere!


Delve Readers Seminar: Delve Online: William Gaddis: The Recognitions

Reading: Kate Ristau: Shadow Queene

Book Club: Gender Queer

CANCELED – Harry Dodge reads at PSU

Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Spring 2020

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