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LIVE ON ZOOM: POETRY NIGHT with JENNY ZHANG, TOMMY PICO, MORGAN PARKER & KHADIJAH QUEEN

Join us for the best reading in all of time and space, featuring the poets of Tin House: Jenny Zhang, Tommy Pico, Morgan Parker and Khadijah Queen! Please register on Eventbrite to get the Meeting ID and password. Please note: this event will be recorded. Audio from the event will be posted to Skylight Books podcast page. Subscribe on iTunes or listen on Spotify. Jenny Zhang’s debut story collection, Sour Heart, conjures the experience of adolescence through the eyes of Chinese American girls growing up in New York City and is the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the PEN/Robert. W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. With writing that often focuses on the Chinese American immigrant experience, Jenny Zhang is known for her frank humor, emotional directness, and subversive thought about…

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Happy Hour with Tin House/ Craig Popelars

Join us for a conversation with Craig Popelars from local publisher Tin House. We’ll be talking about their Spring/Summer 2020 line-up: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/happy-hour-tin-house-craig-popelars Join the CrowdCast event: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/happy-hour-tin-housecraig-popelars

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Publication Fair 2019

FREE & open to the PUBLIC This annual event features work from local small presses and artists, such as: Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books Anthology Bookseller Big Big Wednesday Container Corps Division Leap Floating World Comics Future Tense Books Gobshite Quarterly/GobQ Books Know your City Monograph Bookworks Octopus Books Passages Bookshop Perfect Day Publishing PNCA Tavern Books Tin House Two Plum Press University of Hell Press

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Lit Crawl: Awkward After Party 4 (U)

Once again, Tin House brings the post-Lit-Crawl jams (4U), with dance sets from Morgan Parker, Saeed Jones, and DJ Camp Daddy. It’s the Awkwardest yet.

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Application Deadline: Tin House Internships

Tin House periodically hires publicity and marketing, art, and editorial interns for the book division, as well as workshop interns for workshop division. Tin House internships are fixed-length, educational experiences. Interns are not entitled to or guaranteed employment upon the completion of the internship, but they are welcome to apply for open positions at any time. Tin House is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To learn more about the specific internships available, click these links: Publicity and Marketing, Tin House Books [Deadline: 10/29] Design, Tin House Books [Deadline: 11/4] Editorial, Tin House Books [Deadline: 10/29] Workshop, Tin House Workshop [Deadline: 10/29] Learn more about the physical requirements and eligibility for all internships. To…

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Application Deadline: Tin House Craft Intensives

The Tin House Workshop is known for its lectures: brilliant, practical craft talks that hone our writerly chops and make us hungry to work. In this same spirit, Tin House is proud to announce our Portland Tin House Craft Intensives. A series of master classes led by favorite Tin House writers, the intensives combine close reading, discussion, and in-class writing to offer a potent dose of inspiration and explore what makes writing work when it works. Join us! Tin House will be offering two intensives that take place in November: Drawing from the Corners with T KIRA MADDEN Drawing from the Corners with T KIRA MADDEN Writing Place: Homelands in Literature with KALI FAJARDO-ANSTINE See their website for more details. T Kira Madden is an APIA…

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Tin House Summer Workshop Readings: Rebecca Makkai, Natalie Diaz, and Mitchell S. Jackson

8:00 pm,  Cerf Amphitheater– Signing to Follow Rebecca Makkai, Natalie Diaz, Mitchell S. Jackson Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels The Great Believers, The Hundred-Year House, and The Borrower, as well as the short story collection Music for Wartime. Her short fiction won a 2017 Pushcart Prize, and was chosen for The Best American Short Stories for four consecutive years (2008-2011). The recipient of a 2014 NEA fellowship, Makkai is on the MFA faculties of Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University, and she is the Artistic Director of StoryStudio Chicago. Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila…

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Tin House Summer Workshop Lectures: Natalie Diaz, D. A. Powell, Camille T. Dungy, Garth Greenwell, Kelly Link, and Justin Torres, with Elizabeth DeMeo

9:00 am – 9:50 am, Vollum Lecture Hall The Necessary and Dangerous Differences Between Sense and Sensuality, with Natalie Diaz 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm, Vollum Lecture Hall Spilling the Tea: A Conversation between D. A. Powell and Camille T. Dungy How do ideas become poems and how do poets come up with ideas? Poets Camille Dungy and D. A. Powell talk about the role of conversation, influence, history, form, resistance, improvisation and stubborn independence in their own work and work they admire. Also, how to support and encourage poetry as a living art, an impactful and meaningful interaction between words, space, and humanity. What to listen to and what to shut out. How to address the chronic cruelties of the world with compassion. What…

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Tin House Summer Workshop Readings: Garth Greenwell, Terese Marie Mailhot, and Samiya Bashir

8:00 pm,  Cerf Amphitheater– Signing to Follow Garth Greenwell, Terese Marie Mailhot, Patricia Smith Garth Greenwell is the author of What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a finalist for six other awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, it was named a Best Book of 2016 by over fifty publications in nine countries, and is being translated into a dozen languages. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and VICE, and he has written criticism for The New Yorker, the…

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Tin House Summer Workshop Lectures: Kristen Radtke, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Michelle Tea, and Jim Shepard

9:00 am – 9:50 am, Vollum Lecture Hall Framing and Perspective in Graphic Storytelling, with Kristen Radtke We use framing and perspective all the time in prose writing, but we probably don’t think about them in the same way. We’ll look at how framing—from the simple way that illustrations are confined, to more complicated shapes—as well as pace, visual silence, visual argument, and interruption. Then we’ll talk about how these tools are employed beyond comics and into prose, poetry, and a myriad of visual storytelling forms. 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm, Vollum Lecture Hall Power and Audience: On Not Writing for White People, with Ingrid Rojas Contreras This lecture will look at the many ways we adopt speaking to address majority cultures, how those corners…

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