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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Brandon Shimoda, Jay Ponteri, and Emily Kendal Frey

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Emily Kendal Frey and Rachel Jamison Webster

The Work Poetry Workshop: Monday Night Edition

Bohemian Dream Cafe Music Hour & Literary Fun

Last Sunday Writing Workshop (Summer)

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Vi Khi Nao and Daniela Naomi Molnar

Sh-ARC Week

Writing Through It: A Reading and Celebration

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Daniela Naomi Molnar, Brandon Shimoda, and Taylor Eggån

Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing

The Ultimate Harry Potter Birthday Party

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Sara Jaffe: All Hooks, No Chorus: Pop Music and Plot

Manor Black #1 Signing w/ Tyler Crook!

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: da Carter, Sara Jaffe, and Jay Ponteri

Submission Deadline: Deep Overstock #6: Westerns

Submission Deadline: Windfall

Tiffany Jenkins: This Show is Awkward AF

Delve Seminar: Narratives in the Tarot: The Fool’s Journey

Slamlandia August Revolution Hall ft. Stephen Meads

Submission Deadline: Bitch Magazine #85: Sanctuary

Submission Deadline: Oregon Literary Fellowship

Willamette Writers Conference

PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Reema Zaman: More than a Memoir; a Movement

The Unseen

Willamette Writers Conference

Terese Marie Mailhot – Writing Trauma, Making Art: August 3

Dead End Kids & Manor Black Signing Tyler Crook & Frank Gogol

Horror Comics with Emily Lewis

Gallery Closing Party

Willamette Writers Conference

Longreads Club: Viktor Orbán’s War on Intellect

Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop

Summer Snack: A Day Party Presented by YGB x Tender Table

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Erin Moran

High Summer Poetry Open Mic

Grief Rites Readers Series ~ August 5

Oh Word!?: a Creative Writing Workshop on Poetry & Media

The Moth: StorySLAM: Animals

Sharma Shields & Simeon Mills

Submission Deadline: IPRC Certificate Program Application

Chuck Klosterman

Books Around the Corner: Writers Group

Summer 2019 Roundtable: The Agent Search

It Tells You: Poetry to Script Workshop with Laura Houlberg


Kira Jane Buxton

Slamlandia August Literary Arts Show ft. Avery Gadling


Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Eugenia Petty and Guests

Shallow Waters – Kay Denning

Deadly Diversions Book Group

Extraordinary: The Story of an Ordinary Princess Release Party!

Whitenoise Project 21: Pilipinx Radical Imagination Reader

Inkwater Authors Night

Fodder Live Album Recording at Disjecta

Creatives and Cocktails: Music and Lyrics

Intro to Risograph Printing

Kids’ Storytime With Sarah & Ian Hoffman

Smith & Bybee Writing Workshop

Recognizing & Honoring Life Transitions

Humor and Gag Comics: A Miss Anthology Comics Workshop (all ages)

The Trauma Cleaner

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat Shanna and Michael Alden

Comics and Zines for Middle Schoolers

Ulysses Support Group (Book Club)

Emperors of the Deep

Oh Word!?: a Creative Writing Workshop on Poetry & Media

Erik Davis

Teen Book Club

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club

Passing Our Stories Down: A Mandarin/English Bilingual Workshop

Collage Night

Science Fiction Book Group

SKIP release party with Molly Mendoza

Reading: Kay Jennings: Shallow Waters

Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home

PowerPoint Party

Book Talk Book Club

Submission Deadline: Shirley Magazine #14

Submission Deadline: Potlatch Fund

Submission Deadline: PLAYA Residency

Niche 9th Anniversary Poetry Contest (Deadline August 15, 2019)

Mystery/Thrillers Book Club

Comedy vs. Tragedy #18

Final Flight Final Fight – Erin Miller

Another Fortune & Other Poems Book Release & Performance

Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Bookstore Romance Day!

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Mystery Box Social Dinner Party Featuring Janet W. Hardy and Ceara Lynch

Sexy Leper – Chad Stroup

Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Longreads Club: Is Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Task Force Corrupt?

Street Roots’ Street Party

Why There Are Words: Truth and Reconciliation


John Marble Bids Farewell to his Youth

Kathleen Belew in Conversation With Elliott Young

The Making of a Democratic Economy

Portland Correspondence Co-op

Reading: J B. Fisher: Echo of Distant Water

Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors

The Moth: StorySLAM: Camp

Téa Obreht

Thomas Lin

New Mutants: A X-men Themed Drag Show!

Book Launch for Beyond the Third Door by Maria Heckinger

Horror Book Club

Reading: Cody Luff: Ration

Oh Word!? Issue 001 Zine Launch [Cancelled?]

For Colored Folks

Booklover’s Burlesque: Summer Heat

The Sixth Storm – Kim Cooper Findling and Libby Findling

The Creeping Museum Artist Market

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Slamlandia House Show – ft. Jaz Sufi and Brandon Melendez

All Kinds of Fur at the Creeping Museum Artist’s Market

BUST: Breaking Up Stuckness Together w/ Liz Asch Greenhill – Aug. 25

Tender Table: Emmy Eao, Daphne Jenkins, Alley Pezanoski-Browne

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Jaz Sufi and Brandon Melendez

Girls ROAR

Tell Me A Story #7 – Jessica’s B-Day Edition

Powell’s Books presents Senator Jeff Merkley

Lauren Acampora in Conversation With Cari Luna

Bookish Happy Hour at Vertigo Brewing

Queer Nature/Nurture: Readings, performances, and a screening

Rick Moody

Poetry Practice Space

Books Around the Corner Book Club

Classics Book Group

Summer 2019: Read Your Work in Public!

Susan Steinberg in Conversation With Leni Zumas

Submission Deadline: Future Prairie: Performance Proposals

Queer PDXpression

Reading: Bryan Denson: The Unabomber

Pok Pok Noodles: Recipes From Thailand and Beyond

Southern Oregon Beer: A Pioneering History

End of Summer Sale

Young Adult Book Club (Burnside)

Open Mic: MIND & MOUTH (all ages)

End of Summer Sale

Submission Deadline: The Masters Review Short Story Award for New Writers

TFAW Book Club w/ Cat Farris!

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Longreads Club: LGBTI Asylum Seekers in Africa

The Trauma Cleaner

Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop

Poetry Slam and Open Mic

Delve Seminar: Escape from the Dollhouse

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