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WRITING & THE BODY w/ Lidia Yuknavitch and Jen Pastiloff: August 11-14, 2022

The Corporeal Writing Center 510 SW 3rd Ave #101, Portland

Jennifer Pastiloff and Lidia Yuknavitch were running their infamous workshop four times a year before the pandemic hit. Covid-19 led to the cancellation of three of these in 2021…Lucky for us, we’re back! Jen & Lidia are both renowned in their fields in their own right, and both of them are known for their inventive, non-traditional methods. Together they lead you to your most creative place by tapping into your body first, and then picking up the pen. But don't worry! You do not have to be a published or experienced writer or yogi—we are looking for people who have heart. You have a desire to write? You have a body? Then this weekend is for you. Check out all the details below, and please…


Reading: Noch Ein at the Stein: A Poetic Essay on Beer, Conversation, and Hippycrits

Rose City Book Pub 1329 NE Fremont, Portland

Eugene writer Tim Shaner will read from his new book Noch Ein at the Stein: A Poetic Essay on Beer, Conversation, and Hippycrits, accompanied by Hawaii transplant Jeff Ibach on guitar. “In Noch Ein at the Stein, Tim Shaner captures the essential elements of why the Stein is my favorite bar in America. The beer community, the stories, the very human social contact & interaction, and, above all, the celebration of beer. . . . Noch Ein is a must read for all those who love bar life and life itself. It is even more poignant during these Covid times when that sense of ‘Communitas’ has been taken away. — Hal Hermanson, KLCC Brewfest Operations/Brewer's Lounge, Underwriting Tim Shaner is the author Noch Ein at…