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Incite: Queer Writers Read—March 2021

Incite: Queer Writers Read is a curated, monthly reading series for Queer writers. Join us in March as we explore the topic of Repair/Rebuild with Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Megan Alpert, Nastashia Minto, and Daniel Gyu. Incite: Queer Writers Read is a curated, monthly reading series for Queer writers. Incite’s hope is to create conversation, connection, and greater understanding both within the Queer community and with other communities. Hosted by Vinnie Kinsella and Jennifer Perrine. The theme for March is Repair/Rebuild. Register for this event in advance.

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@ Literary Arts Online: One Page Wednesday – September

Literary Arts is taking One Page online! Here is an opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! September’s One Page featured reader is Nastashia Minto. Hosted by Natalie Serber. Click here to register. You do NOT need a Zoom account to log on to a Zoom meeting. You don’t need to live in Portland to participate. If you have questions, please contact jessica@literary-arts.org. Nastashia Minto is the author of Naked: The Rhythm and Groove of It. The Depth and Length to It. An African American woman born in South Georgia and raised there…

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Seek Shelter Salon

We are thrilled and honored to feature these beautiful and powerful Black writers at the next Seek Shelter Salon: Amber Flame, Breezy Janae, Jewels, Nastashia Minto, and Shay Raymond. Please join us this Saturday, June 20, at 5 p.m. PST to seek shelter in words, in art, and in each other. We only have room for 100 people, so make sure you mark your calendars and go to zoom.us to download the app. Then go to room 584-693-1435.

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Gobshite Quarterly launch! 25 Poems on the Death of Ursula K. Le Guin

Launching Gobshite Quarterly # 35/36: *Portland poets Ann Farley, Nastashia Minto, Selena Bekakis, and Amy Baskin *OBA-nominated Portland writer Matthew Robinson *Australian poet Les Murray and a personal memoir of Murray by Swiss writer Christoph Keller… Poems also from Croatia, Lithuania, and Switzerland (German translation by Portland poet and Holbrook Award winner Douglas Spangle) *graphics and flash fiction from around the world *and also launching 25 Poems On The Death Of Ursula K. Le Guin (M. F. McAuliffe) [See also the official website.]

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Whitenoise Project 23: Lashley / Mckizzie / Minto / Dudley / L&R

… Aaaaaaand we’re back! Please join Whitenoise Project as we celebrate kicking off our FOURTH year of Portland’s only BIPOC-centering reading series, run by People of Color. It’s really exciting to be able to share this event and these brilliant Artists of Color with everyone! Featuring: -Robert Lashley -Briauna Skye Mckizzie -Nastashia Minto -Tessara Gabrielle Dudley With an opening musical set by Lark and Raven! Date/Time: Friday 02.21.20 @ 7pm Location TBA The Whitenoise Project is a reading and discussion series aiming to center voices from underrepresented communities (Black, Indigenous, PoC, Queer, Femme, WoC and people with disabilities), and is sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) and the Collins Foundation. looking for more BI/POC writers and artists to feature in upcoming…

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The Poe Show 2020

Every year we celebrate Edgar Allan Poe with a birthday party/roast that includes a variety of performances. This year is no exception. We’re looking at bringing six new acts to you along with some surprises. Join us for a taste of the macabre like only Portland can provide! Sally K. Lehman Melissa Lynne Katie Doyle Tim Stapleton Beats by Taber Arias Nastashia Minto performing The Raven and more TBA! Celebrate the master of the macabre with spoken word, music, improv, and skits that are inspired by Poe, are interpretations of his work, or roasts of Poe. DOORS AT 7:30pm. From the Poe Museum website: The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. His…

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Wordlights Poetry ft. Nastashia Minto

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings presented by NovaPDX, Rocking Frog Cafe and hosted by Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday December 14th, we’ll have a feature from Nastashia Minto, mini-features from Matan Gold & Maryam Gabriel-Imam, and a short set poetry open mic! OUR FEATURE: Nastashia Minto Nastashia Minto is an African American woman who was born in South Georgia and raised there by her grandparents. She grew up in poverty and around drugs, alcohol, and family violence. Her life experiences led her to obtain an associate’s degree in occupational therapy and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has been writing since she was nine years old and has found that her writing offers her another way to help people. Currently residing in Portland, Oregon her debut book…

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Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Nastashia Minto

Join us for another amazing poetry slam and open mic!!! This slam is a qualifying slam for the Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals. There is a 5 dollar suggested donation for this event but no one is turned away. We will have a feature from Nastashia Minto! We will be at our venue, Tiny’s Coffee Northeast! This means our show is all-ages! Everyone is welcome. We do not censor our mic except for instances of hate-speech. Please also note that we start a little earlier then at previous venues. Accessibility info: Tiny’s is on the 6 bus line, which is a frequent service line. It is a quarter mile from the the streetcar line and about a half mile away from the max.…

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Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings From the Me Too Movement

“Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter,” said Dr. Christine Blasey Ford when she testified to Congress in September 2018 about the men who victimized her. Among the first books to emerge from the #MeToo movement, Indelible in the Hippocampus (McSweeney’s) is a truly intersectional collection of essays, fiction, and poetry. Contributors Caitlin Delohery and Rebecca Schiff will be joined in conversation by authors Nastashia Minto, Leni Zumas, and Reema Zaman.

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Free Range Poetry: Amy Baskin, Nastashia Minto, Melissa Poulin

Free Range Poetry presents Amy Baskin, Nastashia Minto, Melissa Poulin The SECOND Monday of September Monday, September 9, 2019 Northwest Library 2300 NW Thurman Street Portland An open mic will precede featured poets. Open mic readers limited to two pages of material. Sign up for open mic at 5:45 pm. Reading 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. AMY BASKIN’S recent work has appeared in VoiceCatcher, Cirque and Friends Journal. She is a 2019 Oregon Literary Arts fellow and two-time Willamette Writers Kay Snow Poetry honorable mention recipient. When she is not writing, she matches international students at Lewis & Clark College with local volunteers to help make them feel welcome and at home during their stay. NASTASHIA MINTO has performed at the Unchaste Readers Series, Neon…

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