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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.

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2021 Oregon Book Awards finalists announced


Submission Deadline: #Virtualandia 2021


Capturing History – Students Write About COVID

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Coffee Talk #21

Flash in the Pan Session Three

The Path of Perseverance: Writing No Matter What

Treelines: A Generative Collaboration with the Sisters Yuknavitch

Creative Semester: Poetry

April Open Mic feat. Catherine Weiss

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Generative Poetry Workshop: Four Temperaments w Ruben Quesada

A Reading with Allison Hutchcraft

Books Around the Corner: Remote Writers Group

One Page Wednesday – April

Open Mic Poetry Reading on Zoom

Application Deadline: KBOO Artist in Residence

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Illuminated Manuscripts :: A decoration of story w/ Katie Collins-Guinn

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Eileen Davis Elliott

Alumni Showcase Reading: Chelsea Bieker, Susan Leslie Moore, & Candace Opper

Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

The Poetry Box LIVE — April Edition

indigena x whitenoise: Almontaser / Abraham / Gabriel / Tbakhi / Worfeley

Contents Under Pressure: Using Constraints to Stretch Your Creativity

Submission Deadline: 2021 Two Rivers Poetry Contest

Livestream Reading: Kim Stafford


Submission Deadline: Portland Review: TRANSIT / TRANSITION / TRANSLATION

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Second Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Delve Readers Seminar: Five Contemporary Poets: Clifton, Harjo, Komunyaaka, and More

The Milwaukie Poetry Series: Claudia Savage

Oregon Book Award Poetry Finalists Reading

April Poetry Practice Space

PNCA MFA Reading: Ocean Vuong in conversation with Dao Strom



The Writers’ Gymnasium: The Writing Workout

April BIPOC writer workshop

Kim Stafford and John Morrison, A Virtual Event

Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Seeing the Story with Fresh Eyes: Revision Workshop w Thea Chacamaty

Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop w Ruben Quesada

2020/21 Portland Arts & Lectures: Joy Harjo


Attic Institute: SPRING Online: So You Wanna Be a Writer Workshop w Wayne Gregory

Write Around Portland: Bi-Monthly BIPOC Online Writing Workshop

Livestream Reading: John Brehm

BIPOC Reading Series- April

Books Around the Corner: Virtual Indie Bookstore Day

Broadway Books: Independent Bookstore Day!

Attic Institute: SPRING Online: Monthly Poetry Gathering and Workshop w John Morrison

Word by Word: A Generative Webinar with T Kira Madden

Co-Dependencies: On Healing, Remembering, Breathing & Writing Trauma

Brittney Corrigan and Charles Seluzicki, A Virtual Event

Jonny Sun in Conversation With Samantha Irby



Elissa Washuta, Kristin Arnett, Morgan Parker, and Tommy Pico: White Magic

Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Spring 2021

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