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On Call in the Arctic

The Mouths of Others: Author Diana Kirk

Helen Zia in Conversation with Putsata Reang

Poetry Practice Space

Rebecca Robinson and Stephen Strom

Annie Jacobsen

QUEER PDXpression

Christopher X. Shade

Reading: Thomas J. Sims: On Call in the Arctic

Whitman at the Whitsell

Slow Media – Jennifer Rauch

Nights Since Chapbook Release

This Will Destroy You – Pedram Navab and Janice Lee

Young Adult Book Club (Burnside)

Whitman at 200: Words of Resistance

Future Prairie Screening + Q&A

This Will Destroy You – Pedram Navab

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

2019 Certificate Program Graduation

Reading: Casandra Lopez, Sam Roxas-Chua, John Sibley Williams

Portland Storytellers’ Guild: The Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories – Storython –

Oregon Battle of the Books 25% Sale

Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Raggedy Andey

KAREN KILGARIFF & GEORGIA HARDSTARK – Creators and Hosts of the Hit Podcast My Favorite Murder – SOLD OUT

QTIPOC Draw Night

Gary Anderson, Jessica Pierce, Bob Sterry

The Moth: StorySLAM: Chemistry

Grief Rites Readers Series ~ June 3

Robert Lashley, Nastashia Minto, and Sophia Shalmiyev

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place

Neal Stephenson

The Scientific Attitude

Writers Group

Gates of Plasma release party with Carlos Gonzalez / Russian Tsarlag performance

Kate Hope Day

Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide

One Page Wednesday – June

Man of Letters: A Retrospective Exhibition: Allen Q. Wong

p:ear street poem

First Thursday: Art Opening and Book Talk!

THE DERELICT release party and art exhibit with Alex Delaney

Slamlandia Says Farewell To Guilder – ft. Doc Luben

PRIDE Show Reception and Exhibition

Local Artist Showcase | First Fridays

Portland Story Theater: Urban Tellers

Jennifer Pastiloff in Conversation With Lidia Yuknavitch

Portland Literary Event of the Season!

Shapeshifters: A Cloud Watching Workshop

Fonograf Benefit Fundraiser Party

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

M.F. McAuliffe: I’m Afraid of Americans

Signal Fire 10th Anniversary Party!

Drag Queen Story Time with Claire Apparently

Building a Book Collection

Cultural Connections: Celebrating Immigrant & Refugee Stories

The Mystery Box Show: EXXXOTICA Expo Performance and Seminar

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Avery Gadling

Opening Reception / Exhibition by Gordon Hall

Pointed Circle Issue 35 Release Party!

Sarah Gailey in Conversation With Fonda Lee

Reading: Michael Benanav: Himalaya Bound

An Evening with Mighty Mike McGee, Anis Mojgani, & Brian Ellis

Teen Book Club | No Adults Allowed

Happy Hour Writers’ Workshops

Collage Night

Bohemian Dream Cafe Music Hour & Literary Fun

Judith Montgomery and E. Ivy Ross Ricci

Jim Stewart and Robin Cody

Reading: Liz Prato: Volcanoes, Palm Trees, & Privilege

Book Talk Book Club

Thom Hartmann

Slamlandia June Literary Arts Show ft. Nastashia Minto

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Emmett Wheatfall

Deadly Diversions Book Group

Chris Guillebeau

Emerge – LeeAnn McLennan

Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Monster Pageant 2: Return to Runway Island

Best of PDX Summer Kick Off!

Young Adult Book Club (Hawthorne)

Inkwater Authors Night – Marilynne Eichinger, Sharon Ann Rose, and Mark Chussil

Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Kids’ Storytime With David Covell

Llama Destroys the World Release Party!

Writing the Script: An Exphrastic Writing Workshop

Danielle Corsetto Signing (With Erika Moen & Lucy Bellwood!)


Spare Room reading: Will Alexander and John Beer

The Democracy Fix

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories From Red States

The Moth: StorySLAM: Danger

Michelle Ruiz Keil in Conversation With Tehlor Kay Mejia

Reading: Laila Lalami: The Other Americans

James Ellroy

Rachel DeWoskin in Conversation with Cheryl Strayed — THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Everything is Fine Series #10

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

Drop-In Help for Oregon Literary Fellowship Applications

Nineteenth Century Chinese Women Workers in the Northwest: Chuimei Ho

Mystery/Thriller Book Club

Tea with the Author: Amy Stewart

Slamlandia June Picnic PDX Poetry Open Mic

Book Launch: Blake Nelson presents The Red Pill

Future Prairie: Becoming

Comedy vs. Tragedy #16

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Mystery Box Social: A Dinner Party!

Jennifer Robin’s Earthquakes in Candyland Launch Party!

7 Deadly Sins: Wedlocked

Summer Five-Minute Reading Marathon

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Robert Lashley

The Work Poetry Workshop with Christopher Luna

Survival Stories

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche in Conversation With Tim Olmsted

Kevin Scott

Reading: 9 Bridges

Bookish Happy Hour at Vertigo Brewing

Oregon Wild + Street Roots Happy Hour

Poetry Practice Space

Ed Levine in Conversation With J. Kenji López-Alt

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Magnetic North / True North Social Celebration

Queen of the Sea Launch Party

Shawn Levy

Classics Book Group

Stories My Mother & Father Told Me: Dmae Roberts

Funeral for Flaca Book Release

Sarah Townsend and Liz Scott Reading and in Conversation about their Memoirs

David Bruns

Poetry Night – John Sibley Williams, Coleman Stevenson, Cindy Williams Gutierrez

The Grandma Reporter Intimacy Issue Magazine Launch Party

The del Duca Sisters Joint Reading

Monks Mound book reading with Conor Stechschulte

Black Feast: Plant It, featuring Amenta Abioto

Pride Foundation Literary Fundraiser

Portland Indie Con

Free Seminar for Writers hosted by Local Author Caroline Miller

Grief Rites Readers Series PRIDE Pop-up Event

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Works on Paper #2: Matt Hannafin: Table, Paper, Cymbal & Voice

Portland Indie Con

Graphic Novel Event with Dylan Meconis

Tender Table: Sea Mason + Akoth Ombaka

Metaphysik – Game Release + Book Signing with DMD and Stevenson

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. The Portland Poetry Slam Team

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