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Powell’s Books presents Senator Jeff Merkley

Lauren Acampora in Conversation With Cari Luna

Queer Nature/Nurture: Readings, performances, and a screening

Rick Moody

Susan Steinberg in Conversation With Leni Zumas

Lemon World 7

Queer PDXpression

Reading: Bryan Denson: The Unabomber

Pok Pok Noodles: Recipes From Thailand and Beyond

Southern Oregon Beer: A Pioneering History

Open Mic: MIND & MOUTH (all ages)

Wordlights: Saturday Poetry Evenings

Poetry Slam and Open Mic


Apple, Tree: Writers on Their Parents

One Page Wednesday: September

Lisa Congdon


Slamlandia Sept. Rocking Frog Slam ft. Stephanie Dogfoot

Chronicles of a Blessed Man – Paul Haber

Ganesh Sitaraman

Beth Everett, Thea Constantine, AJ Franks Book Reading

Other People’s Poems!

2019 Comics Certificate Program Graduation

Lydia Kiesling in Conversation With Meaghan O’Connell

Kids’ Storytime With Sheela Preuitt

Mary H. K. Choi in Conversation With Laini Taylor

Aron Nels Steinke

Wordlights Poetry ft. David McIntire

Portland — Weird. Wonderful. Bizarre.

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Stephanie Dogfoot

Randall Munroe

MICHAEL NAMKUNG and KYLE CEASE – SEEING THE INVISIBLE Live Performance and Book Signing Party


Free Range Poetry: Amy Baskin, Nastashia Minto, Melissa Poulin

Mallory Smith: A Reading from her Memoir by Diane Smith

Grief Rites Readers Series ~ September 9

Jane Kirkpatrick

Emily Nagoski

In Conversation: Spencer Ellsworth & Fonda Lee

From Chaos to Creativity Tour

Dan Schilling

Eva Bertoglio Reading

Incite: Queer Writers Read

Caroline Kurtz

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber


Slamlandia September Literary Arts Show ft. Jane Belinda

SFWA Portland Reading Series: Ted Chiang, Jack Skillingstead, and Daryl Gregory

Liz Prato in Conversation with Jacqueline Keeler

Echo of Distant Water – JB Fisher

Kelli Estes

Rocking Frog Cafe Open Mic

Slamlandia House Show – ft. Danielle Estelle Ramsay & Fitz

D.J. Butler, Christopher Husberg & Christopher Ruocchio

Inkwater Authors Night – Henry Alley, Peter Swan, Erik L. Welchoff

Kids’ Storytime With Matt Myers

Fall Five-Minute Reading Marathon

Author Event with Kelli Estes

Wordlights Poetry ft. Bri Gowdy & Kate Leddy

Spare Room reading: Lindsey Boldt, Sara Jaffe, & Steve Orth

Hum and Swish Story Time with Matt Myers

The Adoption – David Schein

Grace Paley’s Life Stories with Judith Arcana

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Fitz and Danielle Ramsay

Ian Brennan in Conversation With Larry Crane

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

What It Means to Be Moral

Story Time for Grown Ups with David Loftus

Kate Gray and Armin Tolentino

Reading: Jack Moody: Dancing to Broken Records

April Henry & Carolyn O’Doherty

Whitenoise Project 22 + Caldera

Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust

Molly Gloss

Gabby Rivera in Conversation With Tehlor Kay Mejia

All Pinxy All Stars at Milepost 5

Simon(e) van Saarloos: Playing Monogamy

Amitav Ghosh

Pirate (and Potty!) Story Time with Dawn Prochovnic

The Half Past 40 Howling Drunk Poetry Bash

Slamlandia September Picnic PDX Poetry Open Mic

Susan Banyas

Author Event: Don Merrill

Craig Johnson

Filament’s September Reading

Nailed Zine Launch

Inconspicuous Consumption

Kids’ Storytime With Amanda Jackson

Hodgepodge Reading – Fall 2019

Wordlights Poetry ft. Anatoly Molotkov

Paul Lisicky Reading

Fictional Film Club Book Release

Graphic Novel Event with Aron Nels Steinke

Matthew Zapruder in Conversation With Alana Csaposs

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Sabrina Benaim

Drive-Thru Dreams

Avan Jogia

Tell Me A Story #8

Cara Wall

Amy Stewart

Sandra Yannone and Alissa Hattman

Christopher Leonard

Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power

Ayden Foster Poetry Reading

Marilyn Stablein

Naomi Klein in Conversation With Thom Hartmann

Margaret Atwood In Conversation with Omar El Akkad

Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm

Visiting Writers Series: Hanif Abdurraqib

Monthly Poetry – Andrea Hollander, Paulann Petersen, Chrys Tobey

Reading: Tom Alkire: Western Waters

Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next

Lawrence Shainberg

Emily Lloyd-Jones

Nick Flynn

Monqui Presents Kate Tempest

My Shape is Sam Story Time with Amanda Jackson

Hazel Newlevant

Trans Voices Fringe Fest

Wordlights Poetry ft. Pamela K. Santos

Book Launch for Stella Jeng Guillory’s An Advancing Glacier

Future Prairie VIII: The Veil

Marilynne Eichinger

Joe Hill

Poetry Reading: Gary Lark, Jessica Mehta, Hannah Larrabee

Jenny Brown in Conversation with Leni Zumas

Amy Long with Sophia Shalmiyev

Suspense and Treats: Sweethearts (a novel by Elizabeth Mitchell)

Nancy Richardson Fischer in Conversation With Colleen Houck

Elizabeth Mitchell

A Reading by Adèle Barclay, James Arthur, and Keetje Kuipers

Poetry Reading: Sara Quinn Rivara and Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet

Manything Goes, at Mother Foucault’s

Three Ways to Disappear – Katy Yocom

OLIVIA GATWOOD Life of the Party Tour with Ari Chi & special guest Cailin Nolte

Wordlights Poetry ft. Michael Haeflinger

Maxine Scates and Shaindel Beers – reading and Q&A

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