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Author Talk: Good Morning, Midnight with PSU alumna Lily Brooks-Dalton

Join fellow alumni and friends for a Q&A with alumna author of Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, MFA ’16. The talk will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Gabriel Urza. The PSU Alumni Book Club will finish reading Good Morning, Midnight at t he end of September. All PSU alumni and friends of PSU are welcome to join the Book Club. Learn more at https://www.pdx.edu/alumni/book-club

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Writing the Tarot: Creative Writing Workshop

Need a creative jumpstart? The Writing the Tarot webinar uses the Tarot as a set of evocative prompts to create a complete short story draft. This two-hour workshop walks participants through the process in a painless, low-key manner, to help them arrive at a story they probably weren’t expecting. Especially valuable for writers who are feeling creatively blocked, the HOCUS Tarot Method works equally well for seasoned writers who want to challenge themselves to stretch in new directions. [See the EventBrite page for more info and tickets]

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Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication

Join us for a lively panel discussion about graphic novels and their creators. Moderated by Jonathan Hill, author of Odessa, and featuring winners of the Oregon Book Award in Graphic Literature. Jonathan Hill is an award-winning cartoonist who lives in Portland, OR. His comics and illustrations have been featured in publications by Fantagraphics, Lion Forge, tor.com, Powell’s City of Books, The Believer Magazine, and the Society of Illustrators. His first two books, Americus and Wild Weather, were created with writer MK Reed and published by First Second Books. Jonathan also teaches comics at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and serves on the board of directors at Literary Arts. Odessa is the first book he has written and drawn himself. Cartoonist Barry Deutsch’s 2010 graphic novel Hereville: How Mirka…

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Beyond the What: Swapping Art for Plot in Memoir, with Lidia Yuknavitch

WHAT: A three-hour online webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and at least one special guest. (With a 15-minute intermission.) WHEN: Saturday, July 24th 1PM-4PM Pacific (4PM-7PM Eastern) WHERE: ZOOM. Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. (Interested in this event but unable to join it live? All registered attendees will receive a link to a recording of it that will be viewable for one week afterwards.) HOW MUCH: $150. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are always available. Click here to apply. (Note: This offering is available as part of a three-webinar bundle along with Unlikeable on Purpose and Revivify: Breathing Life into Dead Matter. Each webinar is $150, but you can sign up for all 3 for $395. Just…

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Unlikeable on Purpose—A Three-Hour Webgasm w/ Lidia Yuknavitch

WHAT: A three-hour online webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and at least one special guest. (With a 15-minute intermission.) WHEN: Saturday, June 26th 1PM-4PM Pacific (4PM-7PM Eastern) WHERE: ZOOM. Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. (Interested in this event but unable to join it live? All registered attendees will receive a link to a recording of it that will be viewable for one week afterwards.) HOW MUCH: $150. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are always available. Click here to apply. (Note: This offering is available as part of a three-webinar bundle along with Beyond The What: The Heart and Guts of Memoir and Revivify: Breathing Life into Dead Matter. Each webinar is $150, but you can sign up…

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Mary Jo Bang, Joshua Beckman, and Zachary Schomburg

An evening of poetry, to celebrate the publication of Fjords Vol. 2 by Oregon Book Award author Zachary Schomburg. Register in advance for this webinar Mary Jo Bang is the author of eight previous books of poetry, including A Doll for Throwing and Elegy, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. She has also published a celebrated translation of Dante’s Inferno, and her translation of Purgatorio will be published in July with Greywolf. She teaches at Washington University in Saint Louis. Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of several books, including Animal Days (Wave, 2021), The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks (Wave Books, 2018), The Inside of an Apple, Take It, Shake, Your Time Has Come,…

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Elissa Washuta, Kristin Arnett, Morgan Parker, and Tommy Pico: White Magic

Join Elissa Washuta, Kristin Arnett, Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico for “a Sagittarius group chat” about Washuta’s new book, White Magic. Register in advance for this webinar Elissa Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and a writer of personal essays and memoir. She is the author of two books, Starvation Mode and My Body Is a Book of Rules, named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. Her work has appeared in Salon, The Chronicle of Higher Education, BuzzFeed, and elsewhere. An adviser for the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington and a nonfiction faculty member in the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Elissa lives near Seattle. Website – Twitter Elissa Washuta will give a Pop-Up Reading in Native American Art (Main Building, 3rd Floor). Kristen Arnett…

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Word by Word: A Generative Webinar with T Kira Madden

WHAT: A 2-hour online webinar. WITH: T Kira Madden WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 1PM to 3PM PST WHERE: ZOOM (But of course.) Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. This event will be recorded and registrants unable to make it to the session or who wish to revisit it will have access to the video for 48 hours afterwards. HOW MUCH: $100. Payment plans are always available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Ten scholarships are available, prioritized for parents with children at home. Click here to apply. Word by Word with T Kira Madden Why do some stories require 30+ pages to reach a payoff, while others feel fully satisfying in a single paragraph or line? The answer, often, is in…

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Oregon BIPOC Writers Publishing Event

Literary Arts, Ooligan Press, and Portland State University’s English Department partner to present the Oregon BIPOC Writers Publishing Event. This event is designed to connect Oregon’s most talented, diverse writers to the publishers and authors seeking to hear their voices. Pitching a Book 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST) Distilling the important elements of a book into a concise and gripping pitch is a true art. In this presentation, seasoned literary agent Fiona Kenshole lays out the fundamentals of good pitching. This webinar is intended to aid writers in preparing for a pitching session with a publisher or agent later on in the day. Demystifying Book Publishing Panel 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST) So much of the process of getting published, finding an agent,…

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2020 Oregon Literary Fellows Reading & Conversation

Join the 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients for a reading and conversation. There will be time for a “Q&A” session at the end. Register for this Webinar here.

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