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Justin Zimmerman and Robbi Rodriguez

Join writer / creator Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur Comics as he signs his upcoming oversized hardcover, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH. Robbi Rodriguez (Spider-Gwen) will also be PREsigning copies before the store opens, so get your preorders in now! The signing will also feature FREE limited edition posters and an assortment of their other work together. Humanity’s only chance against 27 towering Monsters and legions of voracious Crawlies is the Mech Pilot Beti and a telepathic dog named E.K. But Beti faces an even bigger challenge: the return of a long-lost love! Get ready for an action-packed stand-off that continues the series Steve Orlando calls, “A wasteland tale energized with dark humor and fantastic creatures.” https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JAN211224

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Attic Institute: WINTER Online: Writing the New Poem Workshop w Ashley Toliver | Feb 23 – Mar 23

What happens when we expand our creative focus and let go of our expectations? In this workshop, we’ll use writing practices and generative techniques, explore poems and strategies, all with the goal of completing the workshop with a handful of new poems. Can we find liberation from the pressures we place on ourselves and our work? Join the experiment and let’s find out! Register for this workshop NOTE: To protect everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re offering our workshops via Zoom. All students must first sign up for a free Zoom account. Setting it up is easy. And we can help you with questions, if needed. For each class, you’ll receive a Zoom “invitation,” from the instructor. Click the link…follow the simple directions about the settings for your microphone and…

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Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur

Join writer / creator Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur Comics as he signs his upcoming series launch, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH Premier #1 edition. The signing will also feature FREE limited edition posters, exclusive covers and an assortment of his other titles. Humanity’s only chance against 27 towering Monsters and legions of voracious Crawlies is the Mech Pilot Beti and a telepathic dog named E.K. But Beti faces an even bigger challenge: the return of a long-lost love! Get ready for an action-packed stand-off that continues the series Steve Orlando (Wonder Woman) calls, “A wasteland tale energized with dark humor and fantastic creatures.” https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/NOV201160

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Comics Adventure: Local Comic Shop Day (LCSD)

Celebrate your local comic shop (hey, Comics Adventure!) on Wednesday, November 25th at 11 a.m. We’ll have some LCSD variants as well as the usual assortment of new comics, old comics, graphic novels and many other things.

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Moving with Every 1st reading

No bookstore readings possible, and I have a need to read, so will be reading in the schoolyard across from my house, near corner of 78th and Cooper. Plenty of space for distancing. you might want to bring something to sit on. I will read for 20-30 minutes. Poet & teacher Leanne Grabel says of Moving with Every “dan raphael’s world is a world where decimal points become poppy seeds, rivers hurl their fish bones at the stars, eagles drink at the bar, starling play pool, bass riffs twitch like perches, the wind, pocketless, collects things anyway, crows wear edwardian capes, hair is infested with sun, a sun that later gets stuck in traffic. The descriptions are impeccable.” right next to Jade Garden, Melba’s 100…

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Backstory Books & Yarn Summer 2020 Book Sale (Ends: July 22nd)

Buy 2 get 1 Free* Browse online or by appointment in the store. Shipping is available. Ends July 22nd. No credit for sale, no free new books. *Some restrictions apply. Our sale ends July 22nd There should be time to make appointments for browsing. Feel free to stay home and browse the website maskless. Obviously books about cats will sell first. That is just bookselling 101. [On Facebook] [On Instagram]

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Pediatrician Storytelling Night #2

Join us for a unique and brand new monthly series hosted by an awesome group of local physicians. Please come listen–or share!

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CANCELED – Visiting Writers Series: sidony o’neal

sidony o’neal (b. 1988) is an artist and writer from Sacramento, CA. Previous exhibitions and performances include Fourteen30 Contemporary, Linfield Gallery, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Performance Space New York, and If I Can’t Dance. o’neal’s writings have been published at Arts.Black, Scrolldiving, The Capilano Review, Passages North, BATHHOUSE, SPOOK magazine, and the journal of Women & Performance. sidony is the translator of Prognosis: Descarga Poetica Decolonial (Quilomboarte 2013). Residencies include Literary In(ter)ventions Banff Center, Creative Exchange Lab, Arteles Center, and S1 Synth Library. sidony is an instructor in the Department of Music and Sonic Arts at Portland Community College.

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CANCELED – Visiting Writers Series: Rivers Solomon

Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home. Nominated two-years running for the John C. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a winner of the Firecracker Award, they produce fiction that embraces alterity via queerness, disability, and Blackness. In addition to appearing on the Stonewall Honour List and in numerous best-of-the-year lists, Solomon’s debut novel AN UNKINDNESS OF GHOSTS was a finalist for a Lambda, a Hurston/Wright, a Tiptree, and a Locus Award. Their short work appears in or is forthcoming from Black Warrior Review, the New York Times, Guernica, Best American Short Stories, Tor.com, Gay Mag, and elsewhere. Their second book, THE DEEP, a project based on a song of the same title by Daveed Diggs-fronted experimental…

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CANCELED – Wordlights Poetry ft. Red O’Hare & Nicole Jean Turner

Wordlights Saturday poetry evenings are presented by NovaPDX & Rocking Frog Cafe and curated by Portland poet Igor Brezhnev. On Saturday, March 28th, we’ll have features from Red O’Hare & Nicole Jean Turner and a short set poetry open mic! This show is hosted by Igor Brezhnev! OUR FEATURES: Red O’Hare Red O’Hare is a Ashkenazi Jewish American poet from Oakland, California where she featured twice with Bay Area Generations. A product of Presbyterian missionaries from the Belgian Congo and Eastern European carny folk, Red has been performing poetry for 20 years with varying rates of success. She has recently released a poetry album Seaglass Strange (Lightship Press, 2019) and is currently working on a chapbook of poetry. Red works in a bakery and is…

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