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Jolabokaflod PDX 2019

Our second annual celebration of Jolabokaflod, the Icelandic Yule Book Flood, is on December 28th! While Icelanders celebrate on Christmas Eve, Portland will be celebrating between Christmas and New Year’s, to add an event the whole family can enjoy during the holidays. More than 25 local indie authors will be at Nordic NW with their books. There will be folk music acts, a book donation drive, and fantastic Nordic-themed folk art in the pop-up shop. Please come out to support your local authors and learn a little about the Jolabokaflod spirit! And come visit us on Instagram @jolabokaflodpdx for more information on tabling and the authors that will be joining us.

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Publication Fair 2019

FREE & open to the PUBLIC This annual event features work from local small presses and artists, such as: Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books Anthology Bookseller Big Big Wednesday Container Corps Division Leap Floating World Comics Future Tense Books Gobshite Quarterly/GobQ Books Know your City Monograph Bookworks Octopus Books Passages Bookshop Perfect Day Publishing PNCA Tavern Books Tin House Two Plum Press University of Hell Press

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Portland Book Festival

The largest book festival in the Pacific Northwest returns Saturday, November 9, 2019 to the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues. When:November 9 Cost:$15 Join Literary Arts for the annual Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, returning on November 9, 2019. This one-day event features local and national authors presenting onstage events, pop-up readings, and workshops. Enjoy activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair, local food trucks, entry to the Portland Art Museum, and more. Gather with your community and celebrate our shared passion for books. Purchase your advance pass now. Adult passes are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Paid admissions includes a $5 book voucher redeemable at the book fair. Admission is free to youth ages 17 and younger and students…

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OryCon 41

https://orycon.org/41/ OryCon is Oregon’s premier, fan run, annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979. All are welcome to this weekend celebrating Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations! We are a 100% volunteer based production of Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (OSFCI), which is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 corporation. For questions, please contact us via the Contact tab on the website above. [Register Here]

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3rd Annual East Portland Arts & Literary Festival

Will we see you at 3PALF — oops, we mean, EPALF? Our third annual festival featuring artists and cultural workers of color will animate two community hubs in East Portland: Orchards of 82nd (O82), APANO’s brand-new home and community space, and Fubonn, the largest Asian grocery store and shopping center in Oregon! Spanning October 4-5th, EPALF will feature a spectrum of live performances, interactive creative activities, a full family-friendly lineup, and more at O82, plus our hallmark Book & Craft Fair at Fubonn. Join us in celebrating local artists, entrepreneurs, and small business owners in East Portland through this signature event. Suggested donation is $5, and no one will be turned away from lack of funds. Hosted by APANO’s Arts & Media Project. WITH PERFORMANCES…

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Independent Bookstore Day!!!

Meet Chelsea Cain at our Independent Bookstore Day Party on Saturday, April 27th!!! Call us crazy, but we love the idea of celebrating independent bookstores! Frankly, we think every day should be Independent Bookstore Day, but for now we look forward to taking part in this annual day of celebration. We hope you can join us on Saturday, April 27th, as we join indie bookstores across the country in celebrating our independence and our vital role in the community. Now more than ever, bookstores can offer sanctuary, a place of learning, a place to gather, and a place of joy. As in previous years, many publishers have created unique bookish items for sale just on this day. And we have very cool Indie Bookstore Day tote bags that…

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Portland Comic Book Month 10th Anniversary celebration at City Hall

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Portland Comic Book Month, Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is honored to host an opening party and art exhibit at City Hall on First Thursday April 4, 2019. Portland City Hall (1221 SW 4th Ave) will be transformed into a mini-convention with more than 20 tables featuring local comic book creators, publishers, educators, nonprofits, and collectives, showcasing the range of talent and diversity in the Portland comics community. Commissioner Eudaly’s office will also host an art exhibit featuring 25 local comic book artists. The opening event, which runs 5pm-9pm, is free and open to all ages. Commissioner Eudaly will make a special proclamation at 6pm, followed by live drawing by local artists. Pizza will be provided by local sponsors Sizzle Pie.…

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NO FAIR / FAIR – Bookfair

NO FAIR/FAIR is a 2 day + 1 night literary festival celebrating small independent presses that will take place alongside the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, OR. The book fair will be held at the Bakery Building and will feature 25 small presses. The reading on Friday night will feature over 60 readers, and will be hosted at two venues simultaneously, the Bakery Building and Outlet PDX. The venues are across the street from each other in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, and only one mile east from the conference center. NF/F is not anti-AWP. Our goal is to offer an affordable alternative for small presses that would like to participate in the conference, but don’t quite have the budget to make it…

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Northwest Micropress Fair

Meet the many of the smallest, newest, and best literary presses, magazines, and producers in the Northwest. This one-day AWP-offsite event showcases the many presses that don’t have the staff or means to be at the longer AWP three-day book fair. The Cleaners is conveniently located a block from Powell’s Books, Inc., in the Ace Hotel Portland. You could have the most EPIC day of book buying: AWP, which will be open to the public on Saturday, Powell’s, our press fair, and the NoFair/Fair event as well. https://nofairfair.com. BUY BOOKS! Presses and producers include: Entre Ríos Books, Scablands Books, Chin Music Press, Page Boy Magazine, Sage Hill Press, SPLAB, Short Run Seattle, Blue Cactus Press, Frontera Magazine, Margin Shift Reading Series, Cadence Video Poetry Festival…

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NO FAIR / FAIR – Bookfair

NO FAIR/FAIR is a 2 day + 1 night literary festival celebrating small independent presses that will take place alongside the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, OR. The book fair will be held at the Bakery Building and will feature 25 small presses. The reading on Friday night will feature over 60 readers, and will be hosted at two venues simultaneously, the Bakery Building and Outlet PDX. The venues are across the street from each other in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, and only one mile east from the conference center. NF/F is not anti-AWP. Our goal is to offer an affordable alternative for small presses that would like to participate in the conference, but don’t quite have the budget to make it…

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