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Cirque Journal at the Kennedy School

Join Cirque Journal publisher, writers and fans for an evening of readings, book signings, and rubbing elbows with poets, essayists, fiction writers, dramatists, graphic artists for engaged literary arts fun. Learn how to publish with Cirque Press, and submit to Cirque Journal; be a fan. We want you all to have a chance to try your hand at submitting to this 11-year-old fine literary-arts journal out of Alaska, but for PNW/Alaska/ Canada/ Hawaii writers. Cirque #22 is just out, and it has a theme — The Land Ethic. Just out May 2021, available now and at the Kennedy School event.

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Virtual Christmas in July Book Exchange

We’re so excited for our Christmas in July Book Exchange Party. As much as we’d like to have this one in person we still don’t feel comfortable hosting so many different households in one place. We have a limited amount of spaces so secure yours today. 1) Email us at info@booksaroundthecorner.com that you’d like to attend 2) Once we confirm your spot and what you’d like to choose for your new book you’ll buy it off of our website. 3) We’ll wrap it and tag it! We’ll be doing a raffle too all via Zoom. You’ll receive the Zoom information closer to the date.

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Third Eye Books Grand Opening – Special Appearance by Author Tianna Bartoletta

Welcome to our new location! Join us for our Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration Who is Tianna Bartoletta? Born Tianna Madison in Elyria, Ohio she’s the daughter of Robert and Jo Ann Madison (Martial Artist, and Dancer respectively). She’s the middle child her older sister Adrianne is a nurse, her younger sister Christina a world renowned oil-painter both of whom were track athletes. On the surface Tianna’s an American track and field athlete who specializes in the long jump and short sprinting events. She’s got nine global championship medals. Three Olympic gold medals. Three World Championship Gold Medals. Three World Championship Bronze Medals. Truth is though, that’s what Tianna does…it’s not who she is. Not even close. Survive and Advance is her memoir. It’s…

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June Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Teen Event online

Play games and get awesome Book Recommendations at these Friday evening events just for teens! Tonight’s event: Devils in the Details (Jackbox game)

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May Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild Monthly Story Swap – Free!

Join the Portland Storytellers’ Guild for an informal evening of stories shared virtually. Join us to tell.  Join us to listen.   A friendly supportive atmosphere composed of tellers with all levels of experience. We’ll fit in as many tellers as we can, so be prepared to volunteer at the start.  Spoken stories (not read) to be limited to 6-7 minutes.

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OREGON ONLINE: End of Play.™ Pens Down Celebration

A celebration for dramatists in Oregon to share experiences and progress during End of Play.™ – National Playwriting Month in Oregon. Woohoo! We did it! Celebrate End of Play.™ with other Oregon Dramatists in this informal Zoom party. If you want, please bring a page or two of your new work to share. We’ll toast our accomplishments and chat about next steps. As always, dogs, cats, and opossums welcomed. This event is free and open to all participants of End of Play.™ in Oregon. End of Play.™ National Playwriting Month is an annual initiative, created by the Dramatists Guild, to incentivize the completion of new plays over the period of one month. Visit the Dramatists Guild website to find out more. Rachael Carnes (she/her/hers), Portland/Oregon…

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Books Around the Corner: Remote Writers Group

Join fellow writers the first Wednesday of the month for a friendly critique. The goal is to support one another with constructive feedback and participate in writing exercises. All experience levels welcome! Join Online Meeting ID: 230 496 085 [Zoom Link]

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Tender Table Recipe Swap

Bored of your own cooking? Overwhelmed by the idea of looking up new recipes? I know I am! Join Tender Table at a virtual recipe swap! We’ll enjoy some tea, listen to chill music, write recipe cards together and send them to each other in the mail. Sign up to receive a recipe swap kit, including Tender Table-branded recipe cards and more! RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/tt-recipe-swap This event is reserved for women, femmes, trans/nonbinary folks who are BIPOC.

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