Update 8: Shade Literary Arts is organizing a fundraiser for a Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund. You can apply for the funding through this survey link.

We stand with Black Lives Matter and those protesting for equality and reform. 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.

Prior relief and support funds for small businesses and artists: NACF’s Native Arts Emergency Support Project, Portland Small Business Relief Fund, Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund, RACC’s  Emergency Artist Relief Fund, RACC’s page for relief resources (and updated here), RACC’s COVID-19 relief Support Beam, Literary Arts’ Booth Emergency Fund for Writers, and Oregon Humanities’ emergency funding for organizations.

Gov. Kate Brown’s “stay at home” order still largely remains in effect for Portland area businesses and gatherings (though other counties have some limitations lifted). See also this FAQ from OPB. Until the order is completely lifted for Multnomah county, you can assume all in-person readings and events have been cancelled.

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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Summer 2020 Delve Readers Seminar Online: Nigerian Voices: Chinua Achebe and Helon Habila

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Summer 2020 Online: Starting the Novel

Delve Readers Seminar Online: Milan Kundera

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VIRTUAL Risograph Basics with Outlet!

Writing for Survival Webinar with Terese Marie Mailhot

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Delve Readers Seminar Online: The Ethics of Ambiguity and The Metamorphosis

Summer 2020 Online: Science, Magic, and the Mundane: Speculative Worlds and How to Write Them

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Summer 2020: Mastering Revision

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PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

The Edge of Reason: poetic line w/ Brigid Yuknavitch

VIRTUAL Risograph Basics with Outlet!

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

Willamette Writers Online Conference

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

Willamette Writers Online Conference

PNCA Low-Residency MFA Program Summer 2020 Residency Classes & Readings Open to the Public

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