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Consider This with David F. Walker and Douglas Wolk

Oregon Humanities’ 2022 Consider This series, “American Dreams, American Myths, American Hopes,” continues on March 16 with a live conversation on comics, hope, fantasy, history, and myth. We’ll be joined by. The guests for this conversation are David F. Walker, a comic book writer, filmmaker, journalist, and educator whose work includes Bitter Root, Naomi, and The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History, and Douglas Wolk, a pop culture critic and author of Reading Comics and All of the Marvels, for which he read some 27,000 Marvel comic books. Writer Courtenay Hameister will moderate the program. This event will take place on March 16, 2021 at the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St., in Portland. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Pacific, and the…

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Create More, Fear Less at Plonk

Kathleen Lane, Courtenay Hameister, Rhea Wolf, and Jewels know about anxiety. They’ll be kicking off our fifth season at our new venue — Rose City Book Club, on our new day — 2nd Thursday. Come on out for the readings and to learn about Create More, Fear Less, the organization that supports school kids who suffer from anxiety.

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Compose Creative Writing Conference 2019

Clackamas Community College’s annual creative writing conference – Compose – features a full day of workshops from local authors and publishers. This year, we are offering workshops in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, publishing, and more!! Schedule for the Day: 8:45am-9:15am / Registration 9:30am-10:30am / Welcome Address 10:45am-12:15pm / Workshops 12:30pm-1:30pm / Lunch 1:45pm-3:15pm / Workshops 3:30pm-5:00pm / Workshops Our Creatives confirmed so far (with more to be added soon): Kate Gray Kate Ristau Tabitha Blankenbiller Stephanie Lenox Dennis Stovall Brett Warnock Trista Cornelius & Robin Vada Melissa Duclos Apricot Irving Courtenay Hameister Jessica Wadleigh Wendy Willis

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A Very Bookish Christmas at the Siren Theater

Ever wish you could chat up your favorite Portland author whilst drinking some festive nog and gnawing on a holiday cheese log with George Michael’s “Last Christmas” blaring in the background? Well, NOW’S YOUR CHANCE! Twenty Portland authors, poets, artists and others will be selling their literary wares at the Siren Theater on Wednesday December 12h from 6:30-9. Here’s a list of the authors who have signed on so far! Kelly Williams Brown Kate Carroll de Gutes Kerry Cohen Monica Drake Alex Falcone Toni Greaves Martha Grover Courtenay Hameister Sheila Hamilton Karen Karbo Pauline Lane Shawn Levy Gigi Little Margaret Malone Anis Mojgani Stephen O’Donnell Scott Poole Mark Russell Elizabeth Scott Suzy Vitello Soule Shannon Wheeler Ryan White Join us, won’t you? And give your…

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Indies First/Small Business Saturday

It’s Indies First Day AND Small Business Saturday, and we are going to have so much fun!! We have more than a dozen local authors joining us. You’ll be able to talk to them about their books and purchase signed or personalized books, as well as hear about what books they’re particularly excited about giving and getting this holiday season. Here are some of the great authors who will be joining us on Saturday. It’s possible more might pop in — we are blessed with a richness of wonderful writing talent in our city. We appreciate them taking the time to hang out with us and with you! Stevan Allred (12 to 2): Author of the just-published novel The Alehouse at the End of the…

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Courtenay Hameister

From Broadway Books’s website: Courtenay Hameister, Okay Fine Whatever On Tuesday, October 9th, at 7 pm Courtenay Hameister joins us to read from her memoir Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, published by Little,Brown. The book tells the story of one chronically anxious woman’s hilarious yearlong quest to change her own timid nature by seeking out the kinds of experiences she’s spent her life avoiding – such as spending the afternoon in a sensory deprivation tank, attending a fellatio class, having a session with a professional cuddler, and braving twenty-eight first dates. The book reminds us that it is possible to become bold, or at least bold-ish, a little at a time.…

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