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Publication Fair 2019

FREE & open to the PUBLIC This annual event features work from local small presses and artists, such as: Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books Anthology Bookseller Big Big Wednesday Container Corps Division Leap Floating World Comics Future Tense Books Gobshite Quarterly/GobQ Books Know your City Monograph Bookworks Octopus Books Passages Bookshop Perfect Day Publishing PNCA Tavern Books Tin House Two Plum Press University of Hell Press

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CA Conrad, Allison Cobb, Demian DinéYazhi’, Introduced by Jay Ponteri, Moderated by Daniela Molnar

CA Conrad is a 2019 Creative Capital Fellow, and the author of 9 books of poetry and essays: their While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books, 2017) received the Lambda Award. A recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, they also received the Believer Magazine Book Award and the Gil Ott Book Award. Their work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Danish, French, and German. They teach regularly at Columbia University and at the Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam. Allison Cobb is the author of After We All Died (Ahsahta Press); Plastic: an autobiography (Essay Press EP series); Born2 (Chax Press); and Green-Wood, originally published by Factory School with a new edition in 2018 from Nightboat Books. Cobb’s work has…

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Keynote Lecture: Macarena Gomez-Barris

Macarena Gomez-Barris is a cultural critic, author and Chairperson of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute. She is founder and Director of the Global South Center, a hub for critical inquiry, aesthetic praxis, and experimental forms of social living. Macarena works on cultural memory, race, queer and decolonial theory, and rethinking the anthropocene. She is author of The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives, a book that theorizes social life through five extractive scenes of ruinous capitalism upon Indigenous territories (Duke University Press, 2017). She is also author of Beyond the Pink Tide: Art and Politics in the Américas (UC Press, 2018), Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile (UC Press, 2009), and co-editor with Herman Gray of Towards a…

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(Soma)tic Poetry Workshop with CA Conrad

(Soma)tic poetry rituals provide a window into the creative viability of everything around us, initiating an extreme present. With (Soma)tics we will learn how even in crisis we can thrive through poetry, as well as learn to collaborate in unexpected ways with other artistic disciplines. Soon we’ll all agree with Alice Notley saying, “poetry’s so common hardly anyone can find it.” Location: Room 601 Given as part of The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Symposium: Art + Environmental Justice: A free, full-day interdisciplinary symposium to promote dialog on the interplay of environmentalism, social justice, design, education, and the arts. Scholars, activists, educators, designers and artists working on environmental justice issues will explore the politics surrounding systemic biases and the ways that environmental degradation and…

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Release of Alyson Provax’s “What are we waiting for”

Celebrate the release of Alyson Provax’s “What are we waiting for”, a limited edition art book composed of digital reproductions of letterpress prints. 4.25 x 6.5 inches, softcover, with letterpress printed jacket. • In the artist’s words: “In it I work through themes of uncertainty, the unknown, legibility, and what makes something complete. I drew on my own love of books and reading, and have explored the format of the book by responding to the reader’s hand.” • Event at PNCA’s new Book Arts Room, 511 SW Broadway, Portland. 6-8pm with reading by Jennifer Rabin @jenniferrabin at 6:45. This event is wheelchair accessible.

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: da Carter: Aesthetic Refusals, Writing With and Against Loss

da Carter Aesthetic Refusals, Writing with and against loss, 3:30pm In Room 601 The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Reema Zaman

Reema Zaman, 8pm at Literary Arts The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art and design as well as…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Talks: Reema Zaman: More than a Memoir; a Movement

Reema Zaman More than a Memoir; a Movement, 4:30pm In Room 601 The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Monica Drake and Alejandro de Acosta

Monica Drake and Alejandro de Acosta, 7pm at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: da Carter, Sara Jaffe, and Jay Ponteri

da Carter, Sara Jaffe, Jay Ponteri, 6pm at PNCA Mediatheque The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art and…

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