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Will Falk

A discussion with author and attorney Will Falk, centered on his recent book How Dams Fall, about his attempt to seek rights of nature for the Colorado River.

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November 2019 SFWA Reading Series – Portland

Science Fiction and Fantasy Readings by Authors in Portland, Oregon The Pacific Northwest is home to a Tardis-Full of Science Fiction and Fantasy writers, a fact celebrated every quarter with the Pacific Northwest Reading Series. These free quarterly events provide the Northwest Science Fiction and Fantasy community a chance to gather, network and enjoy readings from local and visiting authors in Portland and Seattle. Each event features three authors who read from their latest work, interpreting and explaining their concepts and vision. In addition, space is provided for networking and conversation. Booksellers will be on hand with fresh copies of the authors’ books for you to buy and get autographed. Shanna Germain The co-owner and managing editor of Monte Cook Games, Shanna’s work can be…

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SFWA Portland Reading Series: Ted Chiang, Jack Skillingstead, and Daryl Gregory

Pacific Northwest-based Sci-Fi writers Ted Chiang, Jack Skillingstead, and Daryl Gregory head up the latest installment of a quarterly reading series with readings from their latest works, along with opportunities for networking and conversation. [See also the Facebook event page and the SFWA official site]

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Double Edged Book Launch! Jessie Kwak.

Please come out and support Jessie Kwak as she launches Double Edged, her first full length novel in the Bulari Saga. Join us for live music by Three for Silver, and readings from Double Edged and other of Jessie’s creations. Visit jessiekwak.com/party to pre-order a special signed launch party edition of Double Edged, and pick it up at the party! (There’s a limited number, so get one quick!) About the series: The Bulari Saga series is part of Jessie Kwak’s Durga System universe, a fast-paced series of gangster sci-fi stories set in a far-future world where humans may have left their home planet to populate the stars, but they haven’t managed to leave behind their vices. And that’s very good for business.

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April 2019 SFWA Reading Series

Readers are Rebecca Roanhorse, Kari Maaren, and Sam J. Miller The Pacific Northwest is home to a Tardis-Full of Science Fiction and Fantasy writers, a fact celebrated every quarter with the Pacific Northwest Reading Series. These free quarterly events provide the Northwest Science Fiction and Fantasy community a chance to gather, network and enjoy readings from local and visiting authors in Portland and Seattle. Each event features three authors who read from their latest work, interpreting and explaining their concepts and vision. In addition, space is provided for networking and conversation. Booksellers will be on hand with fresh copies of the authors’ books for you to buy and get autographed. Our Facebook page is here. Our goodreads page is here. Send your questions to Mark…

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Offsite with Four Way Books, Persea Books, and Bull City Press

Featuring readings from: Four Way Books authors and friends of the press Sally Ball, Blas Falconer (Forgive the Body This Failure, September 2018), Monica Ferrell (You Darling Thing, September 2018), Jennifer Franklin (No Small Gift, September 2018), Melanie S. Hatter (Malawi’s Sisters, March 2019), Owen Lewis, Tom Thompson (Passenger, September 2018), Daniel Tobin (Blood Labors, September 2018) Persea Books poets Stacey Lynn Brown (The Shallows, 2018), Sarah Gambito (Loves You, 2019), Cynthia Marie Hoffman (Call Me When You Want to Talk about the Tombstones, 2018), Valencia Robin (Ridiculous Light, 2019), and Gary Young (That’s What I Thought, 2018) and a selection of wonderful authors from Bull City Press: Kate Daniels (Three Syllables about Addiction, 2018), Leah Silvieus (Season of Dares, 2018), Jim Whiteside (Writing Your…

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6th Annual UCF MFA Alumni Reunion at AWP!

Join us for the 6th Annual UCF MFA Alumni Reunion at this year’s AWP in Portland, Oregon! Before the reunion, we’ll have a student reading from 5:30 to 7:00, so we invite you to join us for the reading as well! Location: Lucky Labrador (Hawthorne Street) Time: 7:00 – 9:30 Spread the word to any UCF MFA students or alumni!

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Flash Bonanza

This flash reading of flash fiction, brief nonfiction, and short poetry will bring together writers from several universities: the Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati, the MFA at the University of Central Florida, the Ph.D. at the University of Houston, and the Ph.D. at the University of Southern California. Come see the latest the “new kids on the block” have to offer. Contact: Brenda Peynado

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AWP Offsite: BreakBeat Poets Feature

Join us offsite during #AWP2019 for a BreakBeat Poets feature, with readings by Camonghne Felix, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, José Olivarez, Fatimah Asghar, Safia Elhillo, and other special guests. Hosted by Nate Marshall. Sponsored by Haymarket Books. Camonghne Felix is a poet, political strategist, media junkie, and cultural worker. She received an MA in arts politics from NYU, an MFA from Bard College, and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo, and Poets House. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she is the author of the chapbook Yolk and was listed by Black Youth Project as a “Black Girl from the Future You Should Know.” Her first book, Build Yourself a Boat, is releasing April 2019 on Haymarket Books. Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a poet, teaching…

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Strange Theater: A Menagerie of Fabulists

Join us for an evening of strangeness and magic as a group of writers in the fabulist vein read their work. The event will be punctuated by multiple raffle drawings. Books by authors will be available for purchase and signing. Readers include Anne Valente, Brenda Peynado, Micah Dean Hicks, Sequoia Nagamatsu, Jennifer Pullen, Anca Szilagyi, Michelle Zamanian, Joy Balio, and Lucas Church. Contact: Sequoia Nagamatsu Join us for a lively reading by writers who call the weird, magical, and surreal their stomping grounds. Some magical intermission events will be had (a raffle of signed books and other goodies) and books will also be available for purchase. Free appetizers while they last. Reading starts at 6:30 but come early and mingle. Lucky Labrador Brewing Company at…

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