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AWP Conference and Bookfair

The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The conference features over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Portland, OR, in 2019 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. [from the AWP website, see the website for a complete conference schedule]

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Indigo’s AWP Warm-Up

Warm up for the 2019 conference and bookfair with members of the Indigo community. Come hear readings from some of our favorite local authors and enjoy a drink or two at Rose City Book Pub, Portland’s premier social spot for book lovers. This is your chance to make a conference buddy or two before diving into the depths of the conference. Whether it’s your first time at AWP or you’re an annual attendee, you won’t want to miss this conference warm-up to connect with authors and industry pros. Featured readers include: Kristen Hall-Geisler, SKULL AND SIDECAR (Practical Fox, 2018) Fred Swan, PARENTHESES (Stewart and Hobbs, 2014) Dolores Maggiore, PARIS FOR TWO: TILL DEATH DO WE PART (Sapphire Books, 2019) Nastashia Minto, NAKED (Eldredge Press, 2019)…

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Lambda Literary X Poetry

Featuring: Moncho Alvarado, Wryly T. McCutchen, Nia Kb, Jaz Papadopoulos, and Cori Bratby-Rudd Scent-free, wheelchair accessible Emerge, an anthology of 2018 Lambda Retreat Fellows, will be available for sale. Doors 7pm. Join us for an epic and diverse lineup of poetry from Lambda Literary LGBTQ+ Writers Retreat 2018 fellows Moncho Alvarado, Cori Bratby-Rudd, Wryly T. McCutchen, Nia KB, and Jaz Papadopoulos. The fellows will also be selling copies of “Emerge,” the 2018 Lambda Literary Anthology, and My Ugly & Other Love Snarls by McCutchen. Get ready to laugh, cry, and buy all of the books from these radical, emerging LGBTQ voices. Contact: Jaz Papadopoulos

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Visiting PDX Guide

If you’re new to the city, or it’s been a while, this quick reference guide may help you get your bearings as you tour the city, navigate to off-site events, or find yourself wanting to escape.

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