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All of Me: Reading at Mother Foucault’s

Celebrate the launch of All of Me: Stories of Love, Anger and the Female Body with editor Dani Burlison and Portland writers Amanda Blix and Karleigh Frisbie Brogan. Live feminist ukulele music from Sorry Not Sorry! — * Amanda Blix is an artist, mother and lover of the earth. Her work has appeared in Hip Mama, Vision Quest, Rad Dad, the New York Times and 2 anthologies by the Sound Grounds Wrecking Crew. She has self-published 11 comic book zines and is the illustrator and collaborator of the zine series Which is Witch. She lives in Portland with her family and is about to finish her final year of mystery school (if she doesn’t drop out first). * Dani Burlison is the creator and editor…

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A Poetry Reading by Molly Spencer, Billie Swift, and Lena Khalaf

Molly Spencer will read from her Brittingham prize-winning book, If the house (University of Wisconsin Press), Billie Swift will read from Everything Here (Sibling Rivalry Press), and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha will read from Letters From the Interior (diode editions).

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Myths, Sharks, Parrots, & Fables: Poets Rob Carney & Scott Poole

An evening of newsworthy and humorous poems by Utah State Book Award Winner Rob Carney and former House Poet of NPRs Live Wire!, Scott Poole Rob’s The Book of Sharks is a finalist for the Washington Book Award. Scott will be selling a special limited edition of an art book of 20 poems and 20 original paintings. Rob Carney is originally from the northwest (Puyallup, Tacoma, Spokane) and now lives in Salt Lake City. He is the author of five books, most recently The Book of Sharks (Black Lawrence Press, 2018), which is a finalist for this year’s Washington State Book Award for Poetry (winner to be announced Saturday Oct. 12, so think good thoughts, please). His collection 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press, 2015) was…

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Manything Goes, at Mother Foucault’s

Come help dan raphael celebrate his new book, Manything, with this book launch at Portland’s premier reading venue. Manything is 132 pages long, and comes form Unliekly Books in New Orleans. Lawrence Smith, editor of Caliban, wrote: “It is appropriate that Dan Raphael’s Manything has come out in the year of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. Raphael is one of the few poets since Whitman to have such a complete delight in the multiplicity of the world. His integration of the objects of man’s making with the wildness of nature is liberating. The poet’s body parts can function independently and often co-mingle freely with dirty streets, rain, bottles, squirrels, and the sun. Manything is a vision, one that moves us beyond our complacency, making us less…

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Mother Foucault’s: Arthur / Barclay / Kuipers / Toliver

A poetry reading by James Arthur, Adèle Barclay, Keetje Kuipers, and Ashley Toliver. Canadian-American poet JAMES ARTHUR is the author of The Suicide’s Son (Véhicule Press 2019) and Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press, 2012.) His poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Review of Books, The American Poetry Review, The New Republic, and The London Review of Books. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Hodder Fellowship, a Stegner Fellowship, a Discovery/The Nation Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to the Seamus Heaney Centre in Northern Ireland, and a Visiting Fellowship at the University of Oxford. Arthur lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. ADÈLE BARCLAY’s writing has appeared in The…

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OPP – Other People’s Poems!

Come recite someone else’s poem from memory, or just listen. First Fridays 7pm sharp (First Wednesday in October, exceptionally)

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Fictional Film Club Book Release

This is the launch event for the new book FICTIONAL FILM CLUB by MARK SAVAGE, published by DEEP OVERSTOCK. There will be: Readings, invocations of the impossible, a live ritual in tribute to art that will never be. With snacks ‘n’ booze, glamour ‘n’ shoes. Bring your friends/crushes/lovers and receive bonus Tokens of Cool* In FICTIONAL FILM CLUB, our narrator attempts to review a series of movies that don’t exist. From here, he slips into an ever more obsessive and self-obsessive unreality of made-up movie stars, false features, and perverse productions. MARK SAVAGE is writer and musician from Portsmouth, England. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he is the host of the MIND-MELD, CAPTAIN OF STORYTIME, and the founding member of the FICTIONAL FILM CLUB.…

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Filament’s September Reading

Join us for Filament’s first reading of the year, where we’ll celebrate the new cohort joining the MFA program and get inspired for Fall quarter. Our readers are: Karleigh Frisbie Andrew Byrds Lucie Bonvalet Cherif Jennifer Cie A.M. Rosales Jill McKenna

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Author Event: Don Merrill

With pledge drive season coming up, author Don Merrill (Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive) answers questions and discusses public radio’s innards with the curious.

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