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Calendar of Events

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The Break with Kaveh Akbar

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Kaitlyn Tiffany in Conversation With Lindsay Zoladz

3 events,

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Forest Bathing and Writing: Mt. Tabor Park

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Drink and Write Tuesdays

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Rick Reilly CANCELLED

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Delve Readers Seminar: Signs. Spoken. Memory. Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee

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The Quaking of America Tour w/ Resmaa Menakem

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Kim Kelly in Conversation With Shane Burley

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Melissa Febos in Conversation With Genevieve Hudson

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Livestream Reading: Travis Williams and Marina Richie

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BIPOC Reading Series- June

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Rick Emerson in Conversation With Chelsea Cain

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Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

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Books & Prints by Ian van Coller

1 event,

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Ledger Editions Reading Series

3 events,

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Spring Forward, Fall Back: Time in Prose Writing

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The Dandelions Are Prophesizing: A Writing Workshop Through Plant & Mycelial Encounters with Janice Lee —begins July 10th

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Megan Giddings, Anis Mojgani, Lidia Yuknavitch

2 events,

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Casey Plett, T Kira Madden, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

2 events,

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Forest Bathing and Writing: Hoyt Arboretum

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Book Release for “The Man Who Could Move Clouds”

2 events,

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Incite: Queer Writers Read – July

2 events,

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Portfolio Program Info Session

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Patrick Cottrell, Sarah Gerard, Ruben Quesada, Lesley Nneka Arimah

1 event,

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Omar El Akkad, R.O. Kwon, Faylita Hicks

2 events,

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Summer | Write from Life w David Biespiel | July 16 + 17 | In-Person + Online FULL for in-person; ONLINE available

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2022 Tin House Summer Workshop Reading Series: Saeed Jones, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Paisley Rekdal

1 event,

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Write Your Rant with Lisa Loving

2 events,

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Reclaiming Our Lost Selves with Gerette Buglion

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Chris Belcher in Conversation With Katherine Morgan

2 events,

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Eve Fairbanks in Conversation With Kiese Laymon

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Lyndsie Bourgon in Conversation With Ed Jahn

1 event,

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Mikel Jollett

1 event,

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Marilyn Milne & Linda Kirk

2 events,

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Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

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Summer Generative w/ Lidia Yuknavitch and the Corporeal Squad: July 22nd-24th

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SUMMER: A (Virtual) Generative Creative Lab Through a Sensual/Sensory Lens — begins July 24th

2 events,

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FREE: Consult about Your Writing

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The Break with Kaveh Akbar

3 events,

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Drink and Write Tuesdays

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A Conversation & Reading with Jackson Bliss and Frances Badalamenti

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W. Kamau Bell & Kate Schatz in Conversation With Megan Rapinoe

2 events,

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Nightswimming :: A 4-week generative lab w/ Lidia Yuknavitch and the Corporeal Squad — begins July 27th

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Michael Pollan in Conversation With Dave Miller / TICKETED EVENT

2 events,

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Weekly Check-In: Getting the Work Done

1 event,

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Reading: Gobshite

1 event,

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Creative Nonfiction II

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Epitaph: Write a Memorial for Someone You Love with Lisa Loving