We will be listing and accepting events related to protests, rallies, or activism in response to the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. You can also find similar events here: https://map.womensmarch.com and here: https://map.wewontgoback.com

We will continue to amplify marginalized voices, and welcome all, their ideas, their events, and their words. Our words here are not enough, but we wanted to say we support you and will continue to do so through our actions. Resources for support and relief funds can be found here and here.

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!

Oregon Literary Fellowship Application Deadline

Online N/A, Portland

Apply online for 2023 Oregon Literary Fellowships. Deadline to apply is Friday, August 5, 2022. Literary Arts will award 12 fellowships in the amount of $3,500. One of these fellowships is specifically for a writer of color. Three of these fellowships are funded by the Oregon Arts Commission. Applicants submit an application form, any addendums for specifically named fellowships, and a writing sample, as outlined in the guidelines. Literary Arts will also award two Career fellowships of $10,000 each. One of the career fellowships is specifically for a writer of color  


First Friday with PoetryBox authors Joann Boswell, Rebecca Smolen, and John Miller

Birdhouse Books 1001 Main Street, Vancouver

Join us for the next installment of our First Friday Poetry series at Birdhouse Books! The Tiny Nest will be open this month to Joann Boswell, Rebecca Smolen, and John Miller of the Poetry Box, and they'll be bringing some fun, humorous, heartbreaking, and honest poetry to our reading room. Don't miss it! Show starts at 7pm.


Open Mic: Poetry Post Roe

Rose City Book Pub 1329 NE Fremont, Portland

Featured readers: Judith Arcana, Gail Alexander and Katheryn Thurber-Smith followed by an open mic. “If you’re going to hold someone down, you’re going to have to hold on by the other end of the chain. You are confined by your own repression.” –Toni Morrison