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Books With Pictures Five-Year Anniversary Celebration & Sale!

🌟ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND SALE!🌟 To celebrate Books with Pictures’ five years in business, we’re having our biggest sale ever, from tomorrow, June 2, through Sunday the 6th! We’ll have selected books and back issues for sale on the sidewalk for 65% off all week starting tomorrow, plus extra sales in store each day: Wednesday, June 2: Superhero graphic novels are 25% off — and Pup Tent, the awesome new florist in our lot, will be in costume as… well, it’s a surprise. Thursday, June 3: Zines and small-press comics are 50% off, and nonfiction graphic novels are 25% off. Friday, June 4: Single issue comics are 75% off. Excludes books released 5/26 and 6/2. Excludes curated $3 back issue section. Saturday, June 5: Non-superhero graphic…

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Supercosmic Power Through Small Presses

How much would you give to sit down with a traditionally published author and pick their brain about the ins and outs of working with a small press? How about two? Grab a notebook, a pen, and a magic lamp to harness some incredible insight from two of The Parliament House’s most successful authors: Brianna Sugalski is an elf from the Hawaiian islands, obsessed with worldwide folklore and the late medieval ages. She is a reiki practitioner and flourishes in Fall weather, and is writing the sequel to Disenchanted as we speak. Jason Tanamor is the critically acclaimed author of the novels Anonymous and Drama Dolls. His writings have appeared in more than 250 publications. He’s interviewed personalities such as Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Pete…

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Small Presses Get BIG

At Another Read Through Book Store, Small Presses Get BIG. Join us for reading, drinks, and conversation with small press authors Chelsea Biondolillo, Leland Cheuk, Leah Dieterich, Sanda de Helen, and Melissa Duclos. Brought to AWP by “Magnify: Small Presses, Bigger,” a monthly newsletter that celebrates small press books and the independent bookstores that sell them. Chelsea Biondolillo is the author of The Skinned Bird, forthcoming from KERNPUNKT Press, and two prose chapbooks, Ologies and #Lovesong from Etchings Press. Her work has been collected in Best American Science and Nature 2016 and has been published widely online and in print. She is a Portland native with an MFA in English and Environmental studies from the University of Wyoming. A MacDowell Colony and Hawthornden Castle Fellow,…

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NO FAIR / FAIR – Bookfair

NO FAIR/FAIR is a 2 day + 1 night literary festival celebrating small independent presses that will take place alongside the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, OR. The book fair will be held at the Bakery Building and will feature 25 small presses. The reading on Friday night will feature over 60 readers, and will be hosted at two venues simultaneously, the Bakery Building and Outlet PDX. The venues are across the street from each other in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, and only one mile east from the conference center. NF/F is not anti-AWP. Our goal is to offer an affordable alternative for small presses that would like to participate in the conference, but don’t quite have the budget to make it…

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Forest Avenue Press Small Press Showcase

Join Portland’s Forest Avenue Press in celebrating authors from ten small presses! Alex DiFrancesco, Tom DeMarchi, Wendy J. Fox, Casandra Lopez, D. Keali‘i MacKenzie, Ron Maclean, Angela Mitchell, Rheea Mukherjee, Liz Prato, and Michael Shum will read from their recently published books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry at a women/GLBTQ-owned independent bookstore. Snack and beverages provided! Accessible space, only one mile from the Convention Center. Contact: Liz Prato [from the AWP Offsite Schedule] For tonight’s AWP off-site reading we welcome ten authors from ten different small presses!! Reading this evening will be Tom DeMarchi (Möbius Strips, Rain Chain Press), Alex DiFrancisco (Psychopomps, Civil Coping Mechanisms Press), Wendy Fox (If the Ice Had Held, Sante Fe Writers Project), Casandra López (Brother Bullet, University of Arizona Press),…

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NO FAIR / FAIR – Bookfair

NO FAIR/FAIR is a 2 day + 1 night literary festival celebrating small independent presses that will take place alongside the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, OR. The book fair will be held at the Bakery Building and will feature 25 small presses. The reading on Friday night will feature over 60 readers, and will be hosted at two venues simultaneously, the Bakery Building and Outlet PDX. The venues are across the street from each other in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, and only one mile east from the conference center. NF/F is not anti-AWP. Our goal is to offer an affordable alternative for small presses that would like to participate in the conference, but don’t quite have the budget to make it…

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10th Annual Publication Fair

It’s the 10th Annual Publication Fair! Celebrating small presses, art books, zines, niche mags, political rags, and everyone who pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with paper and ink. This years participants: The Accomplices Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books Anthology Bookseller Antiquated Future Book Arts Editions Container Corps Couch Press Cumbersome Multiples Eberhardt Press Floating World Comics Future Tense Books: A Micro-Press Gobshite Quarterly Independent Publishing Resource Center justseeds MIXED NEEDS Monograph Bookwerks Mother Foucault’s Bookshop Nationale / Le Oui Octopus Books Passages Bookshop Perfect Day Publishing Personal Libraries Library Portland Review Quotidian Press Sidebrow Tavern Books Tin House Two Plum Press University of Hell Press Volumes Volumes Yes Yes Books :: FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC :: [from the Facebook event page]

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