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Cirque Journal at the Kennedy School

Join Cirque Journal publisher, writers and fans for an evening of readings, book signings, and rubbing elbows with poets, essayists, fiction writers, dramatists, graphic artists for engaged literary arts fun. Learn how to publish with Cirque Press, and submit to Cirque Journal; be a fan. We want you all to have a chance to try your hand at submitting to this 11-year-old fine literary-arts journal out of Alaska, but for PNW/Alaska/ Canada/ Hawaii writers. Cirque #22 is just out, and it has a theme — The Land Ethic. Just out May 2021, available now and at the Kennedy School event.

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HOCUS Live Reading: TALISMANS

This BYOT* event will feature fiction, poetry, and arcane rituals in an atmosphere of tongue-in-cheek solemnity. Presented by HOCUS, Portland’s best-publicized secret society. The theme of the evening will be TALISMANS. *Bring Your Own Talisman. Seriously, bring your own talisman: a coin, a t-shirt, a coffee mug, or whatever brings you luck.

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HOCUS: Submissions Deadline

HOCUS is now accepting submissions of prose and poetry of up to 2000 words for our next (hopefully) live event at the Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 3rd from approximately 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The theme is Talismans. Send us your poems, fiction, and creative nonfiction which deals either directly or obliquely with this theme. HOCUS is looking for work in the literary genre. If your work flirts with other genres like sci-fi or fantasy, it may be in our wheelhouse, but the term “literary” should come first. No hard sci-fi or sword-and-sandals gladiators or the like, please. To submit, go to our website and click on the Submit tab. Submissions close July 11th.

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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HOCUS: Submissions Open!

HOCUS is now accepting submissions of prose and poetry of up to 2000 words for our next (hopefully) live event at the Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 3rd from approximately 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The theme is Talismans. Send us your poems, fiction, and creative nonfiction which deals either directly or obliquely with this theme. HOCUS is looking for work in the literary genre. If your work flirts with other genres like sci-fi or fantasy, it may be in our wheelhouse, but the term “literary” should come first. No hard sci-fi or sword-and-sandals gladiators or the like, please. To submit, go to our website and click on the Submit tab. Submissions close July 11th.

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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Inauguration Day Book Giveaway

On Inauguration Day 2017, Broadway Books gave away copies of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This gesture was so well received, the store decided to select a book to give away on this year’s Inauguration Day. After much deliberation, the book the store selected is Wendell Berry’s Think Little. This slim collection of two essays (first published fifty years ago and reprinted in 2019 by Counterpoint) is a timeless call-to-action, connecting the personal to the public, the little to the big. In both essays, “Think Little” and “A Native Hill,” Berry sows the seeds of responsibility as caretakers of the land, the environment, and the community, addressing the personal integrity of each person’s life and urging that people observe, respect, appreciate,…

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TRUE NORTH STUDIOS LITTLE ART MARKET

Join us on Small Business Saturday for the True North Studios Little Art Market! Shop safely and distantly from our members and other community creators at our indoor open air studio. There will be artwork, printed tees, body care items and more! RAFFLE Enter the contactless raffle drawing featuring donated handmade items from our members! A portion of proceeds will support local non-profit, IRCO (Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization). IRCO focuses on removing barriers to self-sufficiency by providing more than 200 culturally and linguistically specific social services, from employment, vocational training and English language learning, to community development, early childhood and parenting education, youth academic support and gang prevention. Purchase tickets online only via the raffle page, which will be updated regularly as items are…

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Local Comic Shop Day at Cosmic Monkey Comics

Local Comic Shop day is going to be a little different this year. It’s going to be on a Wednesday and titles won’t be any limited editions. We’ll keep updating the list of books as the day gets closer. Let us know if you want us to get any of these titles for you. BOOM LCSD 2020 MIGHTY MORPHIN #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 POWER RANGERS #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 LUMBERJANES #75 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #2 (OF 12) FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 FOIL VAR DARK HORSE SEP200259 LCSD 2020 WITCHER FADING MEMORIES #1 (OF 4) CVR A IMAGE LCSD 2020 ICE CREAM MAN #20 LCSD 2020 INVINCIBLE #1 GOLD FOIL LCSD 2020 MONSTRESS TALK-STORIES #1…

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