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Mother Winter’s Paperback Launch Party

Join us for MOTHER WINTER’s Paperback Launch Party 2/12! A boatload of PNW authors— Kimberly King-Parsons Chelsea Bieker Genevieve Hudson Leni Zumas John Beer Matthew Dickman Robert Lashley Cari Luna Rene Denfeld Mary Szybist —will each read a chapter of MOTHER WINTER. Shalmiyev will be reading a page of their work as a way of introduction and reciprocity. Signing to follow! Books will be available for sale by Another Read Through, who will have a table set up at The Stacks for this special event. (Also check out their online store at https://www.anotherreadthrough.com/)

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Salon Skid Row Presents: The Revival

A monthly salon performance series, featuring poetry, prose, music, dance, and visual artists. Doors 7pm / Show 8pm. 21 & over. Free. Tuesday, February 11th: Micah Fletcher, Rob Gray, Robyn Bateman, Jenna Marie Fletcher, KMA Sullivan & Cinema Obscura

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OAT Open Mike

Hello friends! Oregon Adventure Theatre is hosting an Open Mic at the Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge on February 8th at 6pm. Come bring your musical instruments, your poetry, your friends. Strut your stuff and celebrate each other’s talents! The event will be hosted by singer-songwriter Ryan Westwood. The featured performers of the evening will be Ken Yoshikawa, who recently published his first book of poetry Monster Colored Glasses with Lightship Press and Ryan Westwood who wrote 4 songs in January he can’t WAIT to share with you. At 5:45 signups will start, and anyone can sign up for a 5-10 minute slot to perform. Never performed before? Been killing it at venues all around town? Either way, we would absolutely love to host your talents…

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African American Read-In

Celebrate Black History Month with Black literature! Join us as community leaders, teachers, students and local celebrities read from their favorite works by African American writers. Fiction and nonfiction for children, teens and adults will be featured in a special gathering of good words from great writings. Community members are also encouraged to come and share words from their favorite works.

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7DS: Pants On Fire!

Pants On Fire! features seven storytellers telling the most insane, outrageous, hard-to-believe stories from their own lives. The catch? One of those seven will actually be telling a bald-faced lie — a whopper that never actually happened. Think you can spot which of our seven storytellers is the liar? If you can, you might win a stay at McMenamin’s Edgefield Hotel on us. Not sure you can which is guess the liar? No worries! There will be other ways to win valuable prizes throughout the evening, including a chance to take on one of your fellow audience members in our Two Truths & A Lie Mano-y-Mano Cage Match. Even if you don’t win, you’ll walk away having heard seven of the most wild, outrageous, hard-to-believe…

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Cookbook Club Potluck

This month, we’ll be sharing recipes from Diana Henry’s A Change of Appetite: Where Delicious Meets Healthy.

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Publishing Paths: Where to Start and How to Finish

Learn the in’s and out’s of the many possible paths to publishing so that you can choose the best one for your work. Today’s publishing industry offers numerous paths for authors to see their books published. If you’re curious about the differences between traditional publishers, hybrid presses, and independent publishing, this class is for you. We’ll discuss the ins and outs of each publishing path and help you determine which is the best fit for your project and background. We’ll also spend ample time delving into what you need to know and what you need to do to pursue the publishing path that’s best for you. You’ll leave with a practical plan—and new friends in the industry. Ali Shaw is the founder and executive editor…

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Goodbye Party

Ok, hopefully it’s not goodbye, and I’m not keen on throwing parties, but See You Later Gathering doesn’t sound as enticing. Still, I want to say “thank you for your support” and “hope to see you soon” to everyone. So come on by this coming Friday, Jan 17 between 5 and 8ish, enjoy some snacks and drinks, and take a last look at our Miss Ave location. Feel free to bring something vegetarian to share, but only if you want to.

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Book Reading with Sossity Chiricuzio

From her website (http://www.sossitywrites.com): “Sossity Chiricuzio is a queer femme outlaw poet, a working class crip storyteller. What her friends parents often referred to as a bad influence, and possibly still do.” Join us, and her, as she reads from her memoir, Honey & Vinegar: Recipe for an Outlaw. Order your copy of her book in advance, here: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/book/9781786453716

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St Johns Salon: A Quarterly Conversation

Hosted by Two Rivers Bookstore and moderated by Rebekah Courpet, this quarterly meetup is all about expanding our knowledge on selected subjects and practicing respectful communication to share thoughts and ideas with each other. We will announce topics and suggested reading lists a month prior to the scheduled meet up so everyone has time to educate themselves on the topic and form initial thoughts and impressions to be shared with the group (if desired). Come to listen, come to share, come to connect! First meeting: January 12th at 4:00pm Meeting Topic: Clothing and the fashion industry as it pertains to conscientious consumerism as a whole. Visit our website for the conversation reading list! https://www.tworiversbooks.com/event/st-johns-salon-community-connection%C2%A0-conversation-rebekah-courpet

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