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4:00 pm

Remote Writers Group

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
Free

Join fellow writers the first Wednesday of the month for a friendly critique. The goal is to support one another with constructive feedback and participate in writing exercises. All experience levels welcome! Join Online Meeting ID: 230 496 085

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5:00 pm

Education: Book & Film Circle, May 2021

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
Free

In an ever-changing country filled with political turmoil, understanding our histories is the only way for us to move forward. The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education’s Student Advisory Board hosts a Youth Book and Film Circle, where students in grades 8 – 12 meet to discuss films and books covering topics related to the museum’s core exhibits and mission.   For the final session in the Book & Film Circle series, we will be exploring and discussing Indigenous narratives. Participants are asked to watch the documentary film Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock (available for free online, with an opportunity for donations: https://awakethefilm.org) and/or the book Sabrina and Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine. After RSVPing, you will receive an email 24 hours prior to the event with a zoom…

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6:30 pm

One Page Wednesday: June

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
Free

Here is an opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! Hosted by Natalie Serber. June’s featured reader is Kelli Russell Agodon. Click here to register in advance. You don’t need to live in Portland to participate. If you have questions, please contact jessica@literary-arts.org Kelli Russell Agodon is the author of four collections of poetry. Her newest book is Dialogues with Rising Tides from Copper Canyon Press. She is the cofounder of Two Sylvias Press where she works as an editor and book cover designer. She is also the Co-Director of Poets on the…

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Write A Book: Fiction & Creative Nonfiction Workshop

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
$825

Write A Book: Fiction & Creative Nonfiction IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. *Waitlist Instructor: Michael Heald Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 Nine students maximum (ages 18+) Class meetings: 24 (8 per term) Cost: $825 *2 spots available at sliding scale, BIPOC prioritized; email hquinn@iprc.org *2 spots available at no cost, BIPOC prioritized; email hquinn@iprc.org October 7, 2020 – June 9, 2021 This workshop will consist of three eight-week terms. Writers currently working on memoirs, essay collections, novellas, novels, short story llections, oral histories, and long-form journalism are all strongly encouraged to apply. Hybrid forms welcome. Over the course of 24 sessions, writers will work towards a draft of a manuscript in a supportive workshop environment. We’ll explore non-linear…

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