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Author Reading with Frye Gaillard; A Hard Rain: America in the 1960’s

From the Facebook event: Please join us for the very first author reading at the brand new Rose City Book Pub, featuring Frye Gaillard. Gaillard will read selections from his critically aclaimed new book A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost. We’ll visit, enjoy some of Rose City Book Pub’s tasty libations, and hear Frye recount some of his extraordinary encounters from the 1960’s. About A Hard Rain: Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times ― civil rights, black power, women’s liberation, the War…

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Poetry reading by Dante Micheaux & Samiya Bashir

From the Facebook event page: Dante Micheaux is the author of Amorous Shepherd (Sheep Meadow Press) and Circus, released earlier this year by Indolent Books. His poems and translations have appeared in Poetry, The American Poetry Review, Callaloo, PN Review, The African American Review, and Tongue, among other journals and anthologies. Micheaux’s work has been honored by the Vera List Center for Art & Politics, the Oscar Wilde Award, and fellowships from Cave Canem Foundation and the New York Times Foundation. Samiya Bashir’s most recent book of poetry, Field Theories, “wends its way through quantum mechanics, chicken wings and Newports, love and a shoulder’s chill, melding blackbody theory (idealized perfect absorption, as opposed to the whitebody’s idealized reflection) with real live Black bodies in poems…

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Matthew Eiford-Schroeder at Grief Rites Readers Series Nov. 5

Printed Matter Vancouver is proud to announce that Matthew Eiford-Schroeder, the author of our most recent release, Consistently East, will be one of the featured readers at Grief Rites Readers Series on Monday, November 5. The series, which is hosted by Melissa Lynne and Marialicia Gonzalez, takes place at Post 134 in Portland (2104 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211). The community will celebrate the three-year anniversary of this remarkable series that night. [Also featuring Daniel Dagris, Nicole Smith, Meg Weber, Sean Davis, Marybeth Bonfiglio, and Jen Violi] https://printedmattervancouver.com/2018/10/10/matthew-eiford-schroeder-reads-from-consistently-east-at-grief-rites-readers-series-on-monday-november-5/ [from the Facebook event page]

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Writing Through the Body Workshop

From Eventbrite page: Join Johnnie Mazzocco – writer, writing coach, professor, and creator of Writing Through the Body – for a focused one-hour writing workshop at the NEW Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland. You’ll learn about the Writing Through the Body process (which involves applying elements of the chakra system to elicit deep character development) and how it works. And we’ll apply what you learn to a short writing exercise, which you’ll be free to share – or not. For this first workshop, we’ll focus on your character’s identity, as well as background and setting. This workshop is COMPLIMENTARY and SPACE IS LIMITED! Come with paper and writing utensil or a laptop, and get ready to write! To respect those who have sensitivities…

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The “Uncensored” Gaze

If the “Untold” story was too R-rated to be read at the gallery… or on the radio… or at Powell’s… its time has come! TEN of our authors will be reading their amazing – over-sexed, foul-mouthed, squirm-inducing, or otherwise just too damn “adult” – stories. Reading will be: Stephen Arndt, Liz Asch, Doug Chase, David Ciminello, Sean Davis, Dian Greenwood, Sara Guest, Robert Hill, Lisa Kaser, and Kevin Meyer… and maybe a surprise or two…? [From the Facebook event page]

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Ross Robbins & Ryan Mills poetry reading!

From the Facebook event page: Come see Ross Robbins & Ryan Mills at the grand opening for Rose City Book Pub this Saturday, Nov. 3rs at 7pm!

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Rose City Book Pub Grand Opening Party

From Facebook event: We’re planning a whole day of events! Beer tasting, pinata, 5-minute massages from Lifelong Wellness, live music, one-liner joke open mic, and more!

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Pie Squared

From Broadway Books’s website: On Friday, November 2nd, from 4 to 5 pm we will be joined by Cathy Barrow, author of Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies, who will answer questions and sign copies of her new book. We will also sample a pie baked from a recipe in the book. Slab pie is just like regular pie, only bigger and better! They are an unfussy twist on traditional round pies and are perfect for a potluck or dinner party or just a family dinner. Baked on sheet pans, slab pies can easily serve a crowd of people dinner or dessert. Pie Squared includes seventy-five foolproof recipes, along with inventive decoration tips that will appeal to baking nerds and occasional bakers…

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John Dodge

From Broadway Books’s website: John Dodge, A Deadly Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm  Were you in Portland for the Columbus Day Storm of 1962? That storm was a freak of nature, a weather outlier with deadly winds topping one hundred miles per hour. The storm killed dozens, injured hundreds, damaged more than fifty thousand homes, and leveled enough timber to build one million homes. To find an equally ferocious storm of its kind, one must fast-forward fifty years and cross the continent to Superstorm Sandy’s 2012 attack on the East Coast. While Superstorm Sandy was predicted days in advance, the Columbus Day Storm caught ill-equipped weather forecasters by surprise. From its genesis in the Marshall Islands to its final hours on Vancouver Island, British Columbia,…

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Mark Cunningham, Tony Ardizzone, and Dan DeWeese

From Broadway Books’s website: M. Allen Cunningham, Tony Ardizzone, and Dan DeWeese Please join us for the rare opportunity to hear three novelists read from their latest work. M. Allen Cunningham’s  new novel Perpetua’s Kin is a multi-generational mystery and reworking of Hamlet eleven years in the making, and is among New York Magazine‘s Most Anticipated Novels of the season. Cunningham’s prior novels include the American Booksellers Association #1 Indie Next Pick The Green Age of Asher Witherow, an experimental biographical novel of Rainer Maria Rilke entitled  Lost Son, which The Oregonian named among its Top 10 Books of the Northwest, and Partisans, a Finalist for the Flann O’Brien Award for Innovative Fiction. His work has appeared in many publications, including Tin House, Glimmer Train,…

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