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Certificate Program Reading

Please join us for a reading of works in progress from the writers & artists in the Poetry, Prose, Art Book & Comics tracks of the Certificate Program. Free and open to the public. 7pm Mingle 7:30pm readings [from the IPRC’s website]

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Tell Me A Story? #3

Hey y’all, it’s time for Tell Me A Story #3! Join us for a celebration of some of Portland’s very finest poetry and prose at Crush Bar as we welcome great work from: Eva Bertoglio! Amy Leona Havin! Vix Gutierrez! Nicole Worthington! Leah Baer! and your host, Jessica Wadleigh! Location: Crush Bar – 1400 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214 Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 Time: 7:00 – 9:00. We will start the readings at or around 7:15, and we are allowed in the space at 6:30. Three readers will speak, followed by a brief intermission, and then the final three will close out our night. Cost: This is a free reading! Support your authors by buying their books/merch, and support your hosts by buying…

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VoiceCatcher Fall 2018 Launch Party

Join us to celebrate the launch of VoiceCatcher’s Fall 2018 issue! Writers published in this issue will perform their pieces. Doors open at 6:45. Reading begins at 7:00. Hosted by Plonk at Corkscrew Wine Bar—delectable wines and small plates available! This is a 21+ venue. Selected back issues of VoiceCatcher will be available to purchase. [from the Facebook event page]

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One Page Wednesday December

Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work. An opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented Portland writers. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! Please, no reading from electronic devices. December’s One Page Wednesday is hosted by Emily Chenoweth, with featured readings by Leni Zumas and Sophia Shalmiyev. Leni Zumas is the author of the novels Red Clocks and The Listeners, and the story collection Farewell Navigator. She teaches creative writing at Portland State University. [from Literary Arts’s website]

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The Season of Expectations — met, or not

Come settle in for an evening of tales of endings that lead, inevitably, to new beginnings. What better way to greet the darkening days of December, than to give yourself the gift on an evening of tales that celebrate the journeys from darkness to light. Of finding gratitude and celebration in the most unlikely places. Come be moved by heroes who dared death in order to preserve life…hear tales of how to let go with grace and how to hang on with joy. Come celebrate the turning of the year, the joy of the solstice and all it promises, with storytellers Barbara Fankhauser, Patrick Gannon, and Rob Luck on this first day of this last month of the year. December 1, 2018. Tickets at the…

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Two Plum Reading

ATTENTION READERS: We will be hosting our biannual group reading on Friday, November 30th, 7pm, at The IPRC! This reading will be the official release event for HOT, NEW books: Joshua James Amberson’s “Everyday Mythologies,” Delphine Bedient’s “The Last Time My Sadness Was Convenient,” Carol Ellis’s “Hello,” and Ross Robbins’s “The Three EPs.” Zachary Schomburg, Michelle Overby, Izzy Ferguson, and Chris Maday will all be reading new works that may become new Two Plum titles as well. Please join us for a rollicking good time! [From Two Plum Press’s Instagram post] From IPRC’s website: More details TBA!

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Launch! Strongly Worded Women: The Best of the Year of Publishing Women (Anthology)

Not a Pipe Publishing is one of the only companies in the world to accept author Kamila Shamsie’s challenge to only publish women during 2018, making it the Year of Publishing Women. Strongly Worded Women: The Best of the Year of Publishing Women showcases the talent of 18 amazing writers across genres who all demonstrate the strength of their voices. At this launch party, we’ll hear teasers from: Chloe Hagerman Julia Figliotti Rosie Bueford LeeAnn McLennan (The Supernormal Legacy) Tonya Lippert Maren Anderson (Closing the Store) Elizabeth Beechwood Lizzy Carney Taylor Buccello Debby Dodds (Amish Guys Don’t Call) [from Another Read Through’s website]

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Blast Your Own Breath

@buckmanjournal presents Blast Your Own Breath, a gathering of writers and artists. No host, no sign-up sheet, leaving the floor completely open to potentiality. We encourage all artists to show up! Perhaps you will have see an artist doodling on stage while a poet reads aloud, or a theater major show up with a saxophone player. Let’s get active and collaborate! 🎉 This is a wonderful opportunity for potential future contributors to get to know the Buckman family and for readers to catch-up with what’s going on in the Buckman scene. ✨ Wednesday, Nov 28, 7pm. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 523 SE Morrison, Buckman Neighborhood, Portland OR. [from Buckman Journal‘s Instagram post] Buckman Journal presents Blast Your Own Breath, a meeting of Portland writers and artists…

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Sean Davis and Matthew Robinson

Sean Davis is the author of The Wax Bullet War and a Purple Heart Iraq War veteran. He won the Legionnaire of the Year Award from the American Legion in 2015, and the Emily Gottfried Emerging Leader Human Rights Award in 2016. His stories, essays, and articles have appeared in the Ted Talk book The Misfit’s Manifesto (Simon and Schuster), the anthology City of Weird (Forest Avenue Press), Sixty Minutes, Story Corps, Flaunt Magazine, The Big Smoke, Human the movie, and elsewhere. Matthew Robinson is the author of The Horse Latitudes. He holds an MFA from Portland State University and is the 2016 recipient of an Oregon Literary Fellowship for Fiction. His writing has appeared in Propeller, Shirley, O-Dark Thirty, Nailed, Gobshite Quarterly, Split Lip,…

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Why There Are Words – PDX presents Migrate

Why There Are Words – PDX presents “Migrate” November 18, 2018 (Sunday) at 4pm, at  Leach Botanical Garden in SE Portland, with the following seven acclaimed authors. Doors open at 4pm; readings begin at 4:15. $10 suggested donation at the door. Kate Carroll de Gutes’ first book, Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, won the 2016 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, a Lambda Literary Award in Memoir, and First Place in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in LGBT Writing. Her second book, The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of My Life, won an Independent Publishing Award Medal for LGBTQ Nonfiction. She lives in Portland, in a house with lots of light, wood floors, and a view of…

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