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July Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Propeller Books Presents

*This is an in-person event. Masks and proof of vaccination are required Join Propeller Books for an evening of readings from: Abraham Smith Jan Verberkmoes Ashley Yang Thompson Ashley Elizabeth Chambers

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Ledger Editions Reading Series

*This event is in-person. Masks + Proof of Vaccination Required. See more about the IPRC’s COVID Policy here. July 9th 7-9pm Register here Please join the IPRC for the first reading of our Ledger Editions Readings. We’ll be joined by poets & writers Warren C. Longmire, Jeff Alessandrelli and Janice Lee. This event is made possible with support from the Kinsman Foundation. Warren C. Longmire is a poet, artist, software engineer, and an educator from the bad part of  North Philadelphia. He is a former co-editor of Apiary Magazine, a board member for Blue  Stoop and teaches when he can at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He’s been  published in journals including Prolit, American Poetry Review, Cartridge Lit and The  Painted Bride Quarterly…

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PNCA Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Presents: An Evening with K-Ming Chang & LaTanya McQueen

Find more information about this event here and register in advance here PNCA Faculty LaTanya McQueen and Guest Artist K-Ming Chang read from their most recent prose works. Proof vaccination and mask-wearing are required. K-Ming Chang is a Kundiman fellow, a Lambda Literary Award finalist, and a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree. She is the author of the New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice novel BESTIARY (One World/Random House, 2020), which was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. In 2021, her chapbook BONE HOUSE was published by Bull City Press. Her short story collection, GODS OF WANT, is forthcoming from One World, as well as a novel titled ORGAN MEATS. She lives in California. LaTanya…

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Learn Make Share: Comb Binding

Register here *This workshop is scheduled to be in-person in the Main Studio Space at the IPRC: Masks & Proof of Vaccination Required 318 SE Main St. Ste. 155 Portland OR 97214 Learn Make Share: Comb Binding In this Learn Make Share workshop, members will learn how to use the comb binder in the IPRC’s Publishing Tool Library. Participants will come away with a spiral bound notebook, info about where to source binding materials, and the know-how to make their own comb-bound projects. Our Learn, Make, Share series offers introductory, hands-on demos on a variety of the tools in our Print & Publishing Tool Library including our button makers, spiral and coil binders, stack cutters, staplers and photocopiers. These hour-long skill-shares are designed to introduce new…

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Summer Series: Recycled Paper Making

Recycled Paper Making Register here Instructor: Jenn Woodward of Pulp + Deckle This workshop is in person: Masks / Proof of Vaccination Required Capacity: 8 Sliding scale $10-55 2 no-cost spots available; BIPOC & 2S prioritized Sunday, June 26th 10:30-12:30 Want to learn how to make your own paper for art, books, or other fun projects? In this course we will focus on simple papermaking that you can do at home using an ordinary kitchen blender, picture frames, knitting hoops, and recycled paper- like test prints and junkmail. We’ll also use cookie cutters and stencils, try out some embedding/inclusions, and learn different drying techniques. Students are encouraged to bring dried plants, seeds, yarn and thread if they would like to add it to their paper.…

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Zine-Making Workshop with Skate Like a Girl

MAKE A ZINE AT THE IPRC: In this two hour workshop, participants will learn about zines, and make a collaborative zine from start to finish: from content creation, to printing, assembling, and binding. This workshop provides a space for our women, trans, non-binary and/or gender non-conforming community to express themselves through the art of zine-making! Ages 16+ Register now: https://www.skatelikeagirl.com

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The Pointed Circle Release Reading

From The Pointed Circle’s Instagram: Sorry for the radio silence, folks, but we have some exciting news! We will be releasing Issue XXXVIII of The Pointed Circle on Friday the 17th of June! If anyone is interested in hearing the writers read their work from the Issue, you will be able to watch our release party reading through zoom from 7-9pm on the same day. DM for Zoom details.

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