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Super Magic Forest virtual event with Ansis Purins

Ansis Purins returns to the world of the Magic Forest and Zombre with his latest graphic novella, Super Magic Forest, published by Revival House Press! Join Ansis in conversation with Scott Benson (Night In The Woods) on Tuesday June 15th for a virtual release party on Zoom. Preorder the book here and receive a free signed bookplate by the author! Twit Leaf the Elf’s day job is picking berries in the Magic Forest, deep within a busy national state park. He’d rather be a mighty warrior elf like his grandpa was. One day he wanders into the strange and mysterious picnic area finding a magic glowing box that the evil humans left behind (it’s just a kid’s Nintendo). Suddenly he’s tasked with the heroic quest…

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POST Launch and Release Party

RSVP to join us in celebration on May 8th at 7PM (PDT) for an online reading event. Recommended donation is $5 but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Alissa Hattman will be joined by TJ Acena, Chalaundrai Grant, Hannah Pass, Lucie Bonvalet, Chrys Tobey and lark pien ~~~ Elevator Pitch: Love letters as postcards to people, spaces, and objects. The Details: “POST” is an epistolary collection of postcards written by Alissa Hattman during the American Short Fiction Constellation Challenge. This was a month-long writing experiment that took place in November 2020. In the collection, Alissa explores distance from loved ones, spaces, and objects with intense depth and nuance. She offers poignant observations about our relationship to the passage of time, memories, and ideas. The…

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VULNERABILITY IS MY SUPERPOWER live virtual event with Jackie Davis

PREORDER Vulnerability Is My Superpower to receive a bookplate signed by Jackie Davis and an invite to the virtual release party on Tuesday April 6, 6pm PST. By being her anxious, honest, and just plain silly self, Jackie Davis’ potato-shaped character proves that, even though opening up to others is scary at first, vulnerability can be a superpower. Vulnerability Is My Superpower features Jackie Davis’s relatable diary comics about self-discovery, mental health, relationships, and childhood. From bouts with anxiety and insecurity to the thrill of simple pleasures like secretly trying other people’s coats on at a party, she’s figuring things out as she goes along, navigating domestic life with her husband, Pat (aka “the Purple Guy”), and sharing her most embarrassing thoughts and habits so you…

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Light Sleeper Release Party

Light Sleeper: Poems is the newest poetry collection by Coleman Stevenson. Please join us for a virtual release party, at which Coleman will read from the book, answer questions, and perform bibliomancy with the book itself! This is a FREE event. RSVP and pre-registration required! Access the registration page here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkfu2qrT4sHdG05oHAjEtgel5ZlkbBg9s9 Coleman Stevenson is the author of Breakfast: 43 Poems (Reprobate/GobQ Books, 2015), The Accidental Rarefication of Pattern #5609 (Bedouin Books, 2012), and a number of books and decks for divination through her company The Dark Exact. See more about her tarot and fine art work at www.colemanstevenson.com.

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HYPNOZINE Release Party

A release party for us all to slip into the HYPNO-verse. HYPNOZINE: THE BIRTH OF HYPNO is an illustrated psychedelic science fiction novel that ebbs and flows between narrative and poetry written by Jason Squamata, with illustrations and design by Andrew Mc Kenzie. It’s a mythology from a weird future that shifts and shimmers on the other side of our chaos. A book-shaped game that kisses the eye and says “play.”

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NOT A PLACE TO VISIT online release party and art exhibit with T Edward Bak

Not a Place to Visit is a new collection of illustrated essays by WILD MAN cartoonist T Edward Bak. Join the artist on Thursday, April 2 for a livestream book reading and presentation. Signed books will be for sale online! Exploring themes of social and ecological flux unique to environments in the western US through concisely rendered reflections this series examines the migration of the artist’s family to and from Colorado’s San Luis Valley, tourism and salmon on the Columbia River, the fraught ecosystem of southern California’s Salton Sea, and fracking along the northern Colorado prairie and Front Range. WHO: T Edward Bak WHAT: Not A Place To Visit livestream book reading and presentation WHERE: FB or IG live or Twitch (we’re still looking into it) WHEN: Thursday…

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Book Launch for Kirsten Ihns’s sundaey

Join us Friday February 28th at 7pm at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop for a release party for Kirsten Ihns’s debut poetry collection, sundaey. Kirsten will be reading alongside John Beer. Kirsten Ihns earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is currently a PhD student and Neubauer Presidential Fellow in English Literature at the University of Chicago. John Beer is the author of Lucinda & The Waste Land and Other Poems, and edited Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax. He teaches at Portland State University. sundaey will be the first title in the Propeller Contemporary Poetry Series.

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BUG BOYS release party with Laura Knetzger

Join two bug friends as they learn about the science of the world around them and the meaning of friendship in this debut graphic novel by Laura Knetzger! Rhino-B is a brash, but sweet guy. Stag-B is a calm and scholarly adventurer. Together these two young beetles make up the Bug Boys, best friends who spend their time exploring the world of Bug Village and beyond, as well as their own – sometimes confusing and complicated – thoughts and feelings. In their first adventure, the Bug Boys travel through spooky caves, work with a spider to found a library, save their town’s popular honey supply from extinction, and even make friends with ferocious termites! What challenges will these two earnest beetles face? Whatever it is,…

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Original Art: Daniel Clowes release party and signing with Daniel Clowes

Join us on Sunday, February 9 to celebrate the release of Original Art: Daniel Clowes, which turns the spotlight on one of the medium’s most dynamic creators. A vital entry of the Fantagraphics Studio Edition series, this volume draws from Clowes’ nearly 30 years of comics art, ranging from his seminal one-man anthology, Eightball (in which Ghost World was originally serialized), to his most recent graphic novel, 2016’s best-selling time travel thriller, Patience. Daniel Clowes will also take part in a Q&A with Fantagraphics editor, Eric Reynolds. The edition features over 150 pages of art from 1989–present, each reproduced as an exact facsimile of the original to best showcase every detail of the artist’s cartooning process. Plus new covers, endpapers, and other surprises from Clowes, including…

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POSTSCRIPT release party and art exhibit with PNCA cartoonists

This is what happens when a group of the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s finest cartoonists dive into the unknown, led by the incomparable Jonathan Hill, comics artist extraordinaire. In 2017, Unversed launched as a collection of stories that navigate unfamiliar situations and explore the growth that comes from not knowing. No Refunds, explored stories about how you can never return to the way things were. Now, in its third and final year, Unversed Comics presents Postscript. Sometimes you know a moment will be the last time. Other times, you don’t realize until it’s too late. Postscript is a comics anthology that captures these last times. It is a two-color, softcover comics anthology featuring 12 new artists from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, as well as 27…

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