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Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Wish You Were Here! Postcards From the Road

Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities: Features for Possession

PNCA MFA January Residency Faculty Readings: Alison C. Rollins and Asiya Wadud

Virtual Wildwood Open Mic!


Virtual Writers Group

One Page Wednesday: January

Write Around Portland: Prompt Online

Coffee Talk #18

Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Guild Monthly Story Swap – Free!

Attic Institute: WINTER Online: Creating a Writer’s Notebook: Artifact and Mulch w Wendy Willis | Jan 9 + 30

Attic Institute: APPS DUE: JAN 10: Creative Nonfiction (CNF) Studio | JAN 21 – APR 1

Submission Deadline: Grits Quarterly: Issue #3: Revive

Livestream Event: Let’s Dish with Carly Knowles MS, RDN, LD

Melinda Gates Ticketed Event

Delve Readers Seminar: Nigerian Authors: Abi Dare and Akwake Emezi

Write A Book: Fiction & Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Incite: Queer Writers Read—January 2021

Attic Institute: WINTER Online: A Writer’s Toolkit: How to Get Started As A Writer w Wayne Gregory | Jan 14 – Feb. 11

Livestream Reading: Lori Tobias with Laura Stanfill


Intersections of Identity and Experience

Attic Institute: WINTER Online: Art of Personal Essay and Memoir w Lee Montgomery | Jan 16 – Mar 20

Portland Storytellers’ Guild: PSG !Extra! Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun

Social Justice Book Club

Building a Writing Habit

Hope is the Howl with Lidia Yuknavitch and Pam Houston


Bookkeeping and Taxes for Creatives: Empowerment Through Education

WITS Reading: Gresham High School

André Aciman in Conversation With Jonathan Burnham

Attic Institute: WINTER Online: Introduction to Flash Nonfiction w Brian Benson | Jan 19 – Feb 16

Inauguration Day Book Giveaway

True Crime Book Club (Remote)

Telltale Presents: Let’s Start Over

Livestream Event: In Conversation with Alexi Pappas


Portland Storytellers’ Guild: Step Into Storytelling 102 – Virtual Workshop (Part 2)

Grief Rites: January 2021 Virtual Reading


Essay Intensive: Lyric and Personal

Two Rivers Virtual Book Club January

Livestream Reading: Waka T. Brown

The Mystery Box Show: SEX/PEOPLE: A Sex Talk Roundtable

WITS Reading: Benson High School

WITS Reading: Madison High School

Gabrielle Glaser in Conversation With Anna Griffin

Portland Arts & Lectures 2020/21 Season

Deadline: Special Award Nominations Due


Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Winter 2021

January 2021 Virtual Reading

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