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

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Latest Past Events


Honey Latte Cafe 1033 SE Main St, Portland

Buckman Publishing Presents: Carolyn Supinka’s Metamorphic Door. Come celebrate the release of Carolyn’s debut collection and National Poetry Month with readings by local poets Karolinn Fiscaletti, Karah Kemmerly, Erin Perry & Carolyn Supinka. Carolyn’s reading will include projections of the comic portions of the book. This event is happening a few days before the official release date of Metamorphic Door so come and snag your copy of the book early and get it signed by the author! All-ages, free & ADA-accessible. Doors at 7:00pm. Show runs 7:15-8:00pm. Cocktail reception & celebration featuring a custom drink menu inspired by poems in the collection to follow. All are welcome, see you soon! Buckman Publishing is located inside of Honey Latte Café in Unit 4.The space is ADA…


Intro to Screenprinting

IPRC (Independent Publishing Resource Center) 318 SE Main Street #175, Portland

Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. Sliding Scale 1*: $220 (Supporter level) Sliding Scale 2: $170 (Suggested for participants without an active membership) Sliding Scale 3: $160 (Suggested for Basic Members) Sliding Scale 4: $145 (Suggested for Studio Members) Register here.

$145 – $200

Constellation #14 (4/11): Kiesling, Patel, Wong

Tin House 2617 NW Thurman Street, Portland

After an amazing and special BIPOC Adoptee showcase at the Armory in March, we're back to our regularly scheduled programming at Tin House/Bishop&Wilde (NW 26th and Thurman)! On Thursday April 11th, we're excited to host local luminaries Lydia Kiesling and Ami Patel and welcome Jane Wong who is traveling from Seattle to be with us.  Lydia Kiesling (she/her) is a novelist and culture writer. Her first novel, The Golden State, was a 2018 National Book Foundation “5 under 35” honoree and a finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Her second novel, Mobility, a national bestseller, was named a best book of 2023 by Vulture, Time, and NPR, among others. It is a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. Her essays and nonfiction have…