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Suspense and Treats: Sweethearts (a novel by Elizabeth Mitchell)

Come join me (Elizabeth Mitchell) at Broadway Books for the launch of my new literary suspense novel, SWEETHEARTS! Nineteen years after finding Laura Hurst in a frozen lake, Ada Bailey agrees with her therapist: it’s time to revisit Lynn Pond and confront the past. But Silynn holds more than memories. Decades-old secrets tumble out as Ada explores the town she was sent away from, though her return dredges up more than sordid pieces of the townsfolk’s lives. Sam Pruette, a collector of innocents, worries Ada may remember details from that frigid day in November of 1988. Laura was only the first sweetheart. On Wednesday, October 2nd at 8 pm, I will be reading from SWEETHEARTS. There will be cookies, drinks, and cute take-home conversation heart…

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Graphic Novel Event with Dylan Meconis

We’re thrilled to welcome graphic novelist Dylan Meconis for a reading from her newest work, Queen of the Sea, on Sunday, June 30th at 11am. Readers are in a for a ride as they meet Eleanor, banished by her throne-stealing sister to an island of nuns, and Margaret, a mysterious young orphan who uncovers a secret that affects both of them.

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Portland Indie Con

A locally-produced celebration of self-published/small press comics and games. No TV or movie stars. No exhibitors hawking unlicensed prints or stickers. Only genuine indie creators and their fans​. See the official website for a complete list of programming, exhibitors, and creators. Interviews, workshops, and gaming events are part of this con! Creators: Farel Dalrymple, Craig Thompson, Steve Lieber, Matthew Nielsen, Leila del Duca, C. Michael Hall, Joseph Keatinge, Sloane Leong, Renee Nault, Warren Montgomery, Ron Randall, Yuki Saeki, Alejandra Gutierrez, Conor Stechschulte, Jonathan Case, Cathy Camper, Colleen Coover, Leia Weathington, Dustin Weaver, Little Corvus, Geek in the City, Daria Tessler, Corey Lewis, Molly Mendoza, Erin Nations, Zack Soto, Daniel Spitzer, Josh Simmons, Joamette Gil, Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett, Sage Howard, Leslie Hung, Sandra Lanz, Dirk Wood, David…

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Reading: 9 Bridges

9 Bridges is a community for writers to find support, friendship and helpful resources in an informal, evolving community setting.

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Comedy vs. Tragedy #16

Three musicians vs. three poets vs. three comedians! – the audience picks the winners! Plus a featured performance and a raffle! ************************************************** PRICE OF TICKETS $10 online with an advanced purchase or $15 at the door. Get yours now at WWW.NOVAPDX.ORG ************************************************** ROUND ONE – NINE PERFORMERS Three poets will perform one piece in their round. Then the audience will select their favorite performance by applause and that poet will advance to the final round. Then three comedians will perform and the audience will select one to advance. Then three musicians will perform and the audience will select one of them to join the poet and the comedian in the final round. FEATURE PERFORMANCE – DeAngelo Gillispie SPECIAL GUEST: Mr. Monday POETRY Nani Jones Vivian…

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Spare Room reading: Will Alexander and John Beer

Will Alexander–Poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, philosopher, aphorist, visual artist, and pianist, who has authored over 30 books and chapbooks. He is a Writing Fellow, a California Arts Council Fellow, and a PEN Oakland recipient. In addition to the above he is also an American Book Award winner for his book of essays Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat in 2013. In 2016 he was awarded the Jackson Prize for his body of poetry, and in 2018 he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center. Currently he lives in Los Angeles and is on the Cal State L.A. Advisory Writing Board and is poet-in-residence at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center. John Beer is the author of Lucinda and The Waste Land and…

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Bloomsday

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Bigfoot Regional Benefit Show

Join us in celebrating what our region has to offer in Poetry! We are having a show to get folks excited about the Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam coming to Portland in July! Cider Riot! 807 NE Couch St, Portland, OR 97232 There will be a featured performance from Clementine von Radics! There will be group and individual performances by Bella Brianna Grisby Avery Gadling Skyler Reed Robert Lashley Nani Jane Belinda Julia Gaskill and Sage Lilac There will be exciting raffle prizes! 5-15 dollars (sliding scale) get you into to this amazing event! If you pay 10 or more you some raffle tickets with your entry! Accessibility info: Cider Riot is a 21+ venue so unfortunately no minors are allowed. There is delicious cider and…

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Llama Destroys the World Release Party!

Join us for Ruckus Release Party for the hilarious new book, LLAMA DESTROYS THE WORLD, with author Jonathan Stutzman and illustrator Heather Fox at Green Bean Books on Saturday June 15th at 11am! We’ll have treats, a craft, kids’ karaoke, and lots of laughing for everyone! Join us and get a signed copy of this fantastic new book!

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