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Oh Word!?

Drop in any 1st or 3rd Sunday for a collaborative workshop/workspace for collage & found poetry creation. Each week will have a centering exercise & in the spring participants have the option of contributing to a zine & group reading! this workshop is for Black, Indigenous POC who identify as Queer/Trans/Non-binary! facilitated by dovesong labs

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Oh Word!?

Drop in any 1st or 3rd Sunday for a collaborative workshop/workspace for collage & found poetry creation. Each week will have a centering exercise & in the spring participants have the option of contributing to a zine & group reading! this workshop is for Black, Indigenous POC who identify as Queer/Trans/Non-binary! facilitated by dovesong labs

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Tender Table: Megon, Arlyn, Constance, & Mathilde

Please join us for an afternoon of stories and food by four amazing local chefs: *Megon Dee-Cave of Oracle Infused Wellness Co. *Arlyn Frank of Platano Rising *Constance James of Sweatpea Baking Co. *Mathilde Wilson of Mathilde’s Kitchen This event is being held at Louiza on Sunday 12/15 from 1-3pm. Louiza is a community oriented event space located in Portland, OR. ***This event is not ticketed*** ***VERY Limited capacity, please arrive early*** Tender Table provides compensation to all presenters- thank you in advance for your donations. We suggest a $10-$15 donation for this event, with no one turned away for lack of funds. We will accept cash donations at the door and through Venmo. Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women, trans, and non-binary…

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Submission Deadline: smoke + mold: TRXST NO1

TRXST NO1 (pronounced “trust no one”) a folio of Black + Trans/GNC Writing on the super-natural & para-normal. edited by jayy dodd & Casey Rocheteau call for submissions: The Black “normal” forms its own spectrum from fantastic to fearsome. Since the Black person & objectively the Black body has been read through OTHER normals, “supernatural” or parallel myths get (mis)read — consider then when calibrating a frequency to the Black paranormal? As we navigate the humanities we make & refuse every day what unexplainables keep us going. This issue addresses nature, the outside, the atmosphere as a site of Black paranormal activity. Are the ghosts trans? Are the demons cis? Are you certain the trees don’t all know each other & have intricate handshakes? Send…

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Claire Rudy Foster

By turns tender and punk-tough, Claire Rudy Foster’s Shine of the Ever (Interlude) is a literary mixtape of queer voices out of 1990s Portland. Foster’s collection of short stories explores what binds a community of queer and trans people as they negotiate love, screwing up, and learning to forgive themselves for being young and sometimes foolish.

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Transcending: Trans Buddhist Voices

Join Michaela McCormick (she/her) and Sasha Strong (they/them) as they read from their chapters in the new anthology, Transcending.

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Submission Deadline: smoke + mold Issue 2

smoke + mold is an online journal of, broadly defined, nature focused prose by trans writers in reaction to ongoing crises of climate and culture. Work should be limited to 3000 words or less. Excerpts of longer work welcome, but should be able to stand on their own. Prose poems are welcome, but the journal really wants prose of fiction, nonfiction, and critical work. All writers receive $50 upon acceptance. See the website for greater detail of the kind of work their looking for. smoke + mold is also accepting issue proposals for 1-2 themed special issues revolving around a particular theme, issue, question, etc. to be selected, edited, and introduced by a guest editor. See the same link above for further info.

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Trans Voices Fringe Fest

This showcase features independent trans and genderqueer artists exhibiting nontraditional and unconventional vocal expressions. Organized by A Stick And A Stone! LINEUP: Cohabitation of Breaths – Abigail J Hansel of Yolk Sauna & June T Sanders (trans femme audio-visual ambient noise duo from “Idaho”) Porch Cat (grunge-y pop punk / riot grrrl from “Bellingham”) Sibila (industrial dancey synthy noise en español from “Olympia”) DJ Vu (improv / experimental / noise from “Olympia”) ChrisTiana Obeysummer (spoken word from “Seattle”) Mx. Valentino (jazz-folk-punk) Robert Torres (poetry / spoken word) Sefer Raziel (glitch / noise / performance art) Myllo Mae (performance art) Dreams (synthy gay electronic beat rock) A Stick And A Stone (haunting choral experimentations) & More TBA [see also the Facebook event page] In conjunction with…

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Tender Table: Emmy Eao, Daphne Jenkins, Alley Pezanoski-Browne

Please join us for an afternoon of stories and food by Emmeline Eao, Daphne Kauahi’ilani Jenkins, and Alley Pezanoski-Browne. This event is being held at Louiza, a new event space in Portland, OR. ***This event is not ticketed*** Tender Table provides compensation to all presenters- thank you in advance for your donations. We suggest a $5-$15 donation, with no one turned away for lack of funds. We will accept cash donations at the door and through Venmo. Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women, trans, and non-binary folks who are black, indigenous, or people of color. We seek out narratives about the sweet, savory, sour, and bitter relationships to food and its connections to identity, memory, and community. At Tender Table, all are welcome…

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Nonbinary / Trans / Gender Nonconforming Writing Group

Join us for the first of what we hope will be a regular writing group meetup. The idea is to bring folks together, find out what they want out of the group, and make it something that everyone participating helps to create. We are creating a dedicated space to write, share, and connect with other trans and queer writers. Whether you want to start from a group prompt, journal, work on that novel/poem/interactive fiction you’ve been dreaming up, or anything else, this space is for you! Laptops or long hand, we want everyone to use what works for them. What the group ultimately ends up being very much depends on what folks want out of it, so come to our first meeting and share your…

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