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Willy Vlautin in Conversation With Chelsea Cain

Award-winning author Willy Vlautin (The Motel Life, Lean on Pete) explores the impact of trickle-down greed and opportunism of gentrification on ordinary lives in his scorching new novel that captures the plight of a young woman pushed to the edge as she fights to secure a stable future for herself and her family. Barely 30, Lynette is exhausted. Saddled with bad credit and juggling multiple jobs, some illegally, she’s been diligently working to buy the house she lives in with her mother and developmentally disabled brother, Kenny. Portland’s housing prices have nearly quadrupled in 15 years, and the owner is giving them a good deal. Lynette knows it’s their last best chance to own their own home — and obtain the security they’ve never had.…

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Are Girls Turning into Killer Cats?

Listen to the creative team of the Eisner Award–nominated comic book Man-Eaters talk comics, felines, and feminist agendas. Featuring NYT bestselling writer Chelsea Cain (Man-Eaters, Mockingbird), Lia Miternique (Man-Eaters co-creator), and 14-year-old contributors Eliza Fantastic Mohan (writer), Stella Greenvoss (artist), and Emily Powell (Haiku-writer-in-residence).

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Matt Fraction in Conversation With Chelsea Cain & David Walker

In a new sequence of three graphic novellas by Matt Fraction (and Elsa Charretier), November (Image) follows the lives of three women intersecting in a dark criminal underground. As fire and violence tears through their city on a single day and night, they discover their lives are bound together by a mysterious man who seems to be the cause of it all. Fraction will be joined in conversation by author Chelsea Cain and comic book writer David Walker.

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The Siren Theater Improv Giants with monologist Chelsea Cain

What happens when you take a handful of Portland’s best improv comedians, the personal stories of a NYT Bestselling author, and put them on stage together? Total magic is what. Join us for a night of improv comedy inspired by the stories of the amazing CHELSEA CAIN. Author of One Kick ( which was made into a TV show called Gone), Man- Eaters, the comic book series Mockingbird, and so much more. And featuring the improv comedy of these Giants: Shelley McLendon (Artistic Director/ Owner of The Siren Theater, The Aces) Nicholas Kessler (Host of The Moth, Twist Your Dickens cast member at PCS) Kirsten Schier (Curious Comedy) Chris Williams (Broke Gravy) One night only! $10 adv/ $!5 doors 7:30 doors/ 8pm show sirentheater.com

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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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