We will be listing and accepting events related to protests, rallies, or activism in response to the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. You can also find similar events here: https://map.womensmarch.com and here: https://map.wewontgoback.com

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. Resources for support and relief funds can be found here and here.

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!

Jeff Alessandrelli and Felicity Fenton

Nationale 3360 SE Division, Portland

Poetry reading featuring Jeff Alessandrelli and Felicity Fenton. Jeff Alessandrelli is most recently the author of the poetry collection Fur Not Light (2019), which The Kenyon Review called an “example of radical humility…its poems enact a quiet but persistent empathy in the world of creative writing.” Entitled Nothing of the Month Club, an expanded version of Fur Not Light was released in the United Kingdom in 2021. In addition to his writing Alessandrelli also directs the nonprofit book press/record label Fonograf Editions. https://jeffalessandrelli.net/ His upcoming book of fiction And Yet from PANK can be preordered here. Felicity Fenton's work (social practice, photography, words, installation) has been featured in public and private spaces around the globe. She is a RACC grant recipient, was artist in residence at the Washington County Arts Council and her collaborative project -…

Free

BIPOC Reading Series- June

Online N/A, Portland

This bimonthly reading series is intended to prioritize the safety, creativity, and stories of Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color. Come listen to our featured readers, or sign up to share your work in our open mic. Readings will be followed by a short community discussion. The theme for June is “Roots & Branches.” Our featured reader is Jessica Tyner Mehta. Click here to register for this event. This event is open to everyone, but only people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color will be invited to read. If you have any questions, please contact our host Jessica at  jessica@literary-arts.org. Jessica (Tyner) Mehta Jessica (Tyner) Mehta is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, interdisciplinary artist, multi-award-winning poet, and author of several books.…

Free

Spare Room Reading: Lindsey Boldt, Jacob Kahn, & Turner Canty

Passages Bookshop 1801 NW Upshur, Suite 660, Portland

Spare Room presents a poetry reading by JACOB KAHN, LINDSEY BOLDT, & TURNER CAPEHART CANTY Passages Bookshop 1801 NW Upshur Street, Suite 660, Portland, OR 97209 Admission free Covid precautions: Proof of vaccination and masks required PLEASE NOTE: Doors will open at 7:30; reading will start promptly at 8:00, with no late admissions. (See the Facebook Event Discussion for poems by the poets.) Lindsey Boldt is the author of Weirding (Dogpark Collective), the chapbooks Some Ennui (Portable Press @ Yoyo Labs) and <(( ))> (Couch Press), and the novella Overboard (Publication Studio). With Steve Orth, she wrote & performed plays for San Francisco Poets Theater and co-edited the chapbook series Summer BF Press. She is currently the editorial director of Nightboat Books and lives in…

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