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Yokai Stories and Japanese YA Reading

Join us for a reading and conversation with author Zack Davisson and translator Takami Nieda, who will be reading from their latest releases: a children’s book Yokai Stories by Zack Davisson and YA novel Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro. The bookstore is inside the famed Uwajimaya Asian food market, so make an afternoon of it, and bring the little ones to this kid/YA-friendly event! Contact: Chin Music Press & Takami Nieda

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Yoga for Artists & Writers AWP Offsite Edition

(Chair) Yoga for Artists and Writers: AWP Edition $5-$15 Sliding-Scale Suggested Donation* An inclusive, all-levels hatha flow-style chair yoga class for humans engaged in creative work. This 90-minute class will include somatic meditation, breath work, functional movement and restorative poses to facilitate full-body strength & mobility, overall embodiment, and nervous-system release. Especially designed for artists and writers, the anatomical focus will be on the hands and wrists, shoulders, upper-back and neck, as well as on somatic integration and emotional grounding. No yoga experience necessary; adaptable for all bodies. Recommended but not required to bring a yoga mat and/or a blanket if possible. Questions? Email juliactil@gmail.com *No one turned away for lack of funds; proceeds go to the IPRC

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Heavy Feather, BOAAT, Fence, Future Poem, & Astrophil

Heavy Feather Review, BOAAT, Astrophil Press, Futurepoem, & FENCE Present A.W.P., an offsite reading featuring: Tess Brown-Lavoie, Leland Cheuk, Matthew Cooperman, Meg Freitag, Edgar Garcia, Janalyn Guo, Brionne Janae, Aby Kaupaung, Jerika Marchan, Alicia Pirmohamed, Jordan A. Rothacker, Ellen Welcker, Erika T. Wurth at Rose City Book Pub 1329 NE Fremont St. Portland, OR 97212 Saturday, March 30th, 2019 from 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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This Side of the Divide: Baobab Press Anthology Reading

Baobab Press, an independent publisher based in Northern Nevada, presents a reading by the authors of This Side of the Divide, a new short-fiction anthology attempting to capture the newness, vastness, territoriality, and sense of transience alive in the American West. “This Side of the Divide welcomes readers into the vast landscape of worries and wonders dogging some of the most gifted writers of today’s American West,” wrote Claire Vaye Watkins in her foreword. Readers include Melinda Moustakis, Leah Griesmann, Linda Lenhoff, David Gillette, and Cathy Warner. [from AWP’s offsite events schedule] [see also the Baobab Press website for info about the anthology]

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Press Battle! A Poetry + Karaoke War

Join University of Hell Press, Write Bloody Publishing, and CLASH Books in a poetry to karaoke battle for all time ever! Really.

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Kiosk Magazine Reunion Reading

Tyrone Williams, Sarah Campbell, Cole Swensen, Tim Shaner, & Rae Armantrout will read at Passages Bookshop (1223 NE ML King, Jr. Blvd. Portland OR 97232 info@passagesbookshop.com (503) 388-7665) on Saturday March 30, 2019 @ 8 in the evening. Free and open to the public. Hosted by former Kiosk editors Sasha Steensen, Gordon Hadfield, and Kyle Schlesinger. Some of Keith Waldrop’s collages will be on display too, so come early and check them out. [See also the Passages Bookshop website]

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AWP Offsite Event: Tavern Books 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Celebrate 10 years of Tavern Books in style at Portland’s historic Union Station. Join us in the beautiful first-class passenger lounge for readings on the hour, drinks, and giveaways. Meet and mingle with Tavern editors, authors, translators, and board members. The night will be a special tribute to translation. Free and open to the public. Please enter through main lobby of train station and follow signs to the Metropolitan Lounge. Portland Union Station in the Metropolitan Lounge 800 NW 6th Ave. #255 Portland, OR 97209 United States (map) TRANSLATOR READINGS ON THE HOUR: Mauricio Espinoza (translator from the Spanish of The Fire’s Journey by Eunice Odio) Mauricio Espinoza is a poet, scholar, and journalist from Costa Rica. He is assistant professor of Spanish and Latin…

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Copper Canyon Press Book Launch Party!

Raise a glass (or mug) and hear brief readings from Jericho Brown, Alison Rollins, Keith S. Wilson, Deborah Landau, Sherwin Bitsui, Arthur Sze, Paisley Rekdal, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Contact: Elaina Ellis

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Seneca Review Reading

Nicole Walker, Wendy S. Walters, and Erica Trabold read at the Cardinal Club, starting at 8:00 p.m. Nicole Walker is the author of The After-Normal, forthcoming from Rose Metal Press, and six other books. Wendy S. Walters is the author of a book of prose, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal (Sarabande Books, 2015), and two books of poems. Erica Trabold is the author of Five Plots, which was selected by John D’Agata as the inaugural winner of Seneca Review Books’ Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize. Contact: Geoffrey Babbitt Nicole Walker, Wendy S. Walters, and Erica Trabold read at the Cardinal Club, starting at 8:00pm. Nicole Walker is the author of The After-Normal, forthcoming from Rose Metal Press. Her previous books include Sustainability:…

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NW Micropress Fair After Party

Twenty six of the Northwest’s many of the smallest, newest, and best literary presses, magazines, and producers have been selling books all day and are ready to cut loose and relax! We’re flipping the room from the Northwest Micropress Fair (doors closed from 6:00 to 7:30) and re-opening with a cash bar and so many fantastic readers from across the Northwest. Three sets + w/ film and music after — 8:00 PM Rena Priest Tara K Shepersky Cosper Onstott Alexandra Matthaw Rosenboom Aileen Keown Vaux Paul E Nelson Simone Person Nadine Maestas Debby Dodds Deborah Woodard Alex Gallo-Brown 9:00 Samuel Snoek-Brown Melinda Mueller Mary Margaret Alvarado Benjamin Gorman John Burgess Felicity Fenton Kate Ristau Natasha Moni T.J Fuller Alex Vigue Christina Butcher 10:00 Paul Sheprow…

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