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Livestream Reading: Rachel King

Annie Bloom’s welcomes back Portland author Rachel King for the livestream launch of her debut novel, People Along the Sand. Rachel will be in conversation with North Carolina author Heather Frese, whose novel is The Baddest Girl on the Planet. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: If you would like a signed or personalized copy of People Along the Sand, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! About People Along the Sand: It’s 1967 in Kalapuya, a town on the Central Oregon Coast, and Jackson Ryder decides to build a second story onto his motel. His wife, Marilyn Ryder, doesn’t want to take on more debt for an expansion. Their ongoing dispute prompts Marilyn to leave Jackson and…

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Literary Bingo

Join Why There Are Words PDX for a fast and furiously fun hour of Literary Bingo. Got simile? Suffering? Satire? Snakes? Seattle? Bingo! Candy will be flung. Prizes will be won. Bring your best game. Our all-star lineup: Brian Benson, Kate Carroll De Gutes, Rachel King, Ramiza Koya, Margaret Malone, Mary Milstead, Jennifer Perrine, Keith Rosson, Anca Szilagyi, and Valerie Wallace. Contact: Virginia Bellis Brandabur & Lisa Gluskin Stonestre

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Why There Are Words: Peace and Justice

Why There Are Words – Portland returns for a second year of outstanding live author readings February 17, 2019 (Sunday) at 4pm, at  Leach Botanical Garden in SE Portland. The following six acclaimed authors will read on the theme of Peace and Justice. Doors open at 4PM; readings begin at 4:15. $10 at the door; proceeds to benefit Leach Botanical Garden. Donations to WTAW, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, are always welcome. For details, including readers’ full bios, see Stevan Allred lives in Portland, Oregon, halfway between Hav and the Isle of the Dead, which is to say he spends as much time burrowed into his imagination as he possibly can. The Alehouse at the End of the World, his debut novel, was published by Forest…

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