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Attic Institute: APPS DUE Aug 31: Creative Nonfiction (CNF) Studio | Sep 17 – Dec 10

April Henry, June Hur, L.E. Flynn in Conversation With Miranda Doyle

Livestream: Maggie Kast with Rachel Swearingen

Aiden Thomas in Conversation With Adam Silvera

Ron Rash in Conversation With Colum McCann

@ Literary Arts Online: One Page Wednesday – September

Rosanne Parry Book Signing: A Whale of the Wild

Chanel Miller in Conversation With T Kira Madden

Romance Book Club (Remote)

Historical Fiction Book Club (Remote)

Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator Book Launch

Timothy Zahn in Conversation With Tom Hoeler

Gary Cole presents Black Box: Page to Stage

Kids’ Storytime With Josh Funk

Delve Readers Seminars: William James: Inventing an American Philosophy

September Open Mic feat. Michael Jasso

Virtual Open mic!

Sarah Mirk With Omar El Akkad, Kane Lynch & Hazel Newlevant

Fantasy Book Club (Remote)

2020 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Cheryl Strayed

Sunday Parkways x IPRC: Virtual Summer Zine Workshop for Youth

Jaime Schmidt in Conversation With Paige Hendrix Buckner

September Incite: Queer Writers Read

Applying for an Oregon Literary Fellowships: Your Questions Answered

Nancy Pearl & Jeff Schwager in Conversation With Laurie Frankel

Delve Readers Seminar: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Livestream Poetry Reading: Megan Alpert, Amelia Diaz Ettinger, Jennifer Perrine

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Brad Garber & Gina Williams


Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

Leonard Mlodinow in Conversation With Rob Paulsen

Fall 2020: Writing No Matter What

Kids’ Storytime With Keely Parrack

The Poetry Box LIVE – A Zoom Poetry Reading Series

The Mystery Box Show: September Livestream

DREAMs Deferred Live

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in Conversation With Tayari Jones

Church of Craft

On Becoming 1 / Lost and Found / Tolentino

First Matter Press 2020 Book Release

Mike Birbiglia & J. Hope Stein Ticketed Event

Jessica Garrison & Sarah Weinman

2020 Tin House Residents Virtual Reading

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Fall 2020 online: Nature Writing Now

Livestream Poetry Reading: Gina Williams, Dan Raphael, Christopher Luna

Attic Institute: FALL Online: Intro to Flash Nonfiction w Brian Benson

Jordan Ifueko in Conversation With Bethany C. Morrow

Erase the Patriarchy! 9.15 UHell Event

FALL Online: Tell It True, Tell It Slant: Creative Nonfiction Workshop w Zahir Janmohamed

Fall 2020 online: Dear Liary: At the Outskirts of Genre

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Sunday Parkways x IPRC: Virtual Zines 101 Workshop

Joanna Rose in Conversation With Susan Leslie Moore

True Crime Book Club (Remote)

Fall 2020: Nine-Month Novel Intensive

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Rob Bell in Conversation with the band Joseph

Page Turner Book Club (Remote)

Author Reading: rough house by tina ontiveros and Remote by DJ Lee

Fall 2020: Nine-Month Novel Intensive: Section 2

The Art of Losing: A Poetry Workshop via Zoom

Tiffany D. Cross in Conversation With Elie Mystal

VIRTUAL Risograph Basics with Outlet!

FALL Online: Writer’s Crucible Workshop w Philip Kenney

Kids’ Storytime with The Tiny Chef and Fwens

Fall 2020: Nine-Month Memoir Intensive

Teen Library Story Slam

Fall 2020 Online:September Writer of Color Workshop

Erase the Patriarchy! 9.20 UHell Event

Kim Johnson & Ibi Zoboi

Fall 2020 Online: Memoir Infusion!

Fall Poetry Workshop

Kerri Arsenault in Conversation With Megan Labrise

FALL Online: Poetry of the Ecstatic Unknown Workshop w Ashley Toliver

FALL Online: The Speed of Language: Introduction to Fiction Workshop w Thea Chacamaty

FALL Online: Read a Poem, Write a Poem Workshop w Matthew Dickman

An Appointment with Emily and Your Chair: Free Writing Session

Zephyr Teachout & E. J. Dionne, Jr.

Online: BIPOC Reading Series – September

Sunday Parkways x IPRC: Virtual BIPOC Zine Creator’s Workshop

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Delve Readers Seminar Online Fall 2020: Fairytales Retold

Fall 2020: Fragmentation and Joy: Writing for Resilience in Hard Times

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Lawrence Roberts in Conversation With Barry Johnson

Kim Johnson in Conversation with Black Cultural Library Advocates

FALL Online: Bizarre Encounters: Fiction Workshop with Elinam Agbo

Horror Book Club (Remote)

Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

Elisa Gabbert in Conversation With Samantha Irby & Sarah Rose Etter

PSU’s Filament Reading Series

VIRTUAL Risograph Basics with Outlet!

Kids’ Storytime with Ryan T. Higgins

Allie Brosh Ticketed Event

FALL Online: Self-Portraits: Writing from Life w David Biespiel

Jewell Parker Rhodes & Kelly McWilliams

Fall Poetry Workshop

On Becoming 2 / Earth / Aitken

Belly of the World: a Creative Writing & Critical Discussion Workshop

Sunday Parkways x IPRC: Group Work Session

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Livestream Reading: Nancy Lane: Pretty Chrysanthemum and Other Stories

An Appointment with Emily and Your Chair: Free Writing Session

Dan Mathews in Conversation With Alex Ebert

Young Adult Book Club (Remote)

Two Rivers Virtual Book Club September

September Origami Workshop

Teen Author Q&A and Writing Workshop with Aiden Thomas

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Fall 2020 Online: Writing the Non-Fiction Book Proposal: Second Section

Writing the Tarot: Online Story Workshop

Street Books: 10 Year Fall Celebration & Fundraiser

Submission Deadline: Loving Gaze Poetry Contest

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Romance Book Club (Remote)

Colin Quinn

Bookmark: A Benefit for Literary Arts

Historical Fiction Book Club (Remote)

Marilynne Robinson: Jack

Lee van der Voo in Conversation With Isaac Vergun

Looking Back to Look Forward: A Daily Writing Practice

Kids’ Storytime With Ben Hatke

Writing Along the Seam

Kindling the Story: Experiments in Research

Barbara Kingsolver in Conversation With Lavinia Singer Ticketed Event

Fall Poetry Workshop

Belly of the World: a Creative Writing & Critical Discussion Workshop

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