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Slamlandia January Rocking Frog Slam ft. Igor Brezhnev

First Word: Antiquated Future

Michael Namkung – Seeing the Invisible INTERACTIVE

The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care

Kids’ Storytime

Wordlights Poetry ft. Brett Elena

Bike Chain Rain: A Birthday Tribute to David Cloud Berman

Marilyn Stablein and Brittney Corrigan – Reading and Q&A

Big Dreams, Daily Joys

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Force Collector

The Last Stand at The Wildwood Featuring Tracy Burkholder 1/6/20

Teens Read Their Writing

PNCA Winter Residency Reading 3

A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction

Reading: Shawn Aveningo Sanders: What She Was Wearing

Incite: Queer Writers Read

Kiersten White in Conversation With Laini Taylor

Shea Serrano

Slamlandia January Literary Arts Show ft. Ken Yoshikawa

Reading: Camille Virginia: The Offline Dating Method

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic with Luther Allen & J.I. Kleinberg

VoiceCatcher reads at Plonk

E.J. Koh in Conversation With Mary Szybist

PNCA Presents: Renee Gladman and Lisa Radon

Northwest Academy Visiting Writer’s Series reading event featuring DC poet Kyle Dargan

The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth

Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault

Winter Poetry Festival

Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns, and Moonage Daydreams

Wordlights Poetry ft. Brianna Grisby

MC Hyland & Chloë Bass

Winter Poetry Festival

Monster Colored Glasses, Poetry with Ken Yoshikawa

Music and Poetry: Skyler and Tomoki and Friends

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Dylan Collins

The Poe Show 2020

Slamlandia House Show – ft. Dylan Collins

The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma

Daniel J. Siegel

Blackout Party feat. David Loftus

A Kids Book About Body Image

Reading: W.H. “Bill” Cameron and J.S. James

Dan Raphael

Poetry and Storytelling Open Mic

Astrology for Real Relationships

Poetry Reading: Linda Bierds & David Biespiel

WITS Student Reading: Benson High School

Prove My Soul: Another Side to the Vietnam War

*POSTPONED* Esmé Weijun Wang reads at PSU

Rene Denfeld in Conversation with Stephanie Rose

Book Reading with Sossity Chiricuzio

Nicholas Buccola in Conversation with Tony Wolk, James Baldwin Celebration

Reading: The Hidden Story of the Black Dahlia Murder by Mary Pacios

Jessica Hische

Mystery Author Event

Wordlights Poetry ft. Stephanie Strange

Book Launch Party: The Companion by Kim Blakemore [SOLD OUT]

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Greg Bee

Wallflowers: A Reading Series

Caren Beilin in Conversation With Maya Dusenbery

Reading: Mary Miller Doyle: Brian Doyle’s One Long River of Song

Survival of the Feminist: Survival Stories

Liska Jacobs

The Moth: StorySLAM: Beg Borrow Steal

Emily Suvada in Conversation With Fonda Lee

Readings: Unpublished Manuscripts

Chad Dundas

WITS Grant High School

William Gibson

WITS Student Reading: Madison High School

Poetry Reading: Emmett Wheatfall & John Sibley Williams

Kate Milford

Readings: Unpublished Manuscripts

John Bruning

Daniel J. Levitin

Chani Nicholas in Conversation With Cheryl Strayed


Wordlights Poetry ft. Robert Lashley

The Hour That Stretches: Ringing In 2020

A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices From Guantánamo

Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries About Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion

Rene Denfeld and Kimberly King Parsons

Eric Nuzum in Conversation With Chuck Klosterman

Reading: Marcy Houle: A Generous Nature

Crissy Van Meter in Conversation With Leni Zumas

Reading: Rachel Carter & Sarah Coomber

Jackie Shannon Hollis

James X Preview

SFWA NW Portland Reading Series – January 2020

Russell Rowland

American Dirt

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