LitPDX seeks to amplify marginalized voices, and welcomes all, their ideas, their events, and their words.

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Submission Deadline: Old Pal – Issue 6

Online N/A, Portland

📣 We're open to submissions for Old Pal Issue 6! Visit the link below for more details, and feel free to send any questions our way. We can't wait to see your work! Happy equinox! 🍂🖤 Old Pal is open for submissions until November 15th, 2022! Read the guidelines below, then send your submission to Please use a .docx file type for writing, and high resolution images if you're submitting visual art. We publish poetry, fiction, critical non-fiction, excerpts, audio, mixed-media, and various mediums of art. We encourage artists from all experience levels and communities to submit. Contributors are compensated $50 upon publication. We ask that submissions are limited to 15 pages of written work or 6 pieces of other media. Simultaneous submissions…


The Moth: StorySLAM: Willpower

Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St, Portland

WILLPOWER: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower.  Tell us of your iron (or paper thin)  resolve.  Your battle with smoking, drinking, loving, eating or obsessing.  Resisting the urge to check Facebook, read your lover's diary or sleep in.  Caving to impulses or holding strong.  Temptation versus self control and other epic interior battles. COVID Requirements: See Holocene's COVID Policy for details. We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 21+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts