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Shauna HANNIBAL & Friends

Come to the bookshop on Tuesday, November 21, and give thanks for the release of Hannibal by Shauna Hannibal, from Forklift Books! We’ll be full of early holiday cheer with FOUR amazing authors you can read about below. Shauna Hannibal grew up in Portland, Oregon where she spent a lot of time in the stacks… Read More Shauna HANNIBAL & Friends

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Filament Reading Series: November

Filament’s November event will feature readings from past and present MFA students. Join us for a cozy evening of fiction, nonfiction, and poetic works. Lineup of readers to be posted soon!

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Random House Party

RANDOM HOUSE PARTY is an inclusive and affirming literary happening featuring performances by underrepresented voices. ~ ~ ~ This reading has everything: solo cups of box wine, sex-positive commiseration, a celebration of feelings, Stevie Nicks??, queer artists wearing glasses, sincere affection! ~ ~ ~ FREE FOR ALL! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Nathan Wade… Read More Random House Party

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Flora Durham: HALLOWEEN

Award-winning poet Flora Durham (NEA, Oregon Humanities) will read this Wednesday from her chapbook, HALLOWEEN. Reading will start at 7:30. Costumes welcome, but not required.

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Wayweird Sisters

Join us on October’s Friday the 13th for an evening of poetry, tarot, performance and bibliomancy by Coleman Stevenson Eva Bertoglio Jamondria Harris Stephanie Adams-Santos Julia Wohlstetter Michelle Overby & Yahanna Louise

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A Reading and Conversation with Richard Tillinghast

Join us on October 10 for a reading & conversation with poet, translator, and travel writer Richard Tillinghast. Richard Tillinghast is author of twelve volumes of poetry and five  books of creative nonfiction including Damaged Grandeur, a critical memoir of Robert Lowell, Tillinghast’s poetry teacher at Harvard, Finding Ireland: a Poet’s Explorations of Irish Literature… Read More A Reading and Conversation with Richard Tillinghast

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Marc Olmsted: Beat Poet Recollections

Don’t Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg Previously unpublished letters to poet Marc Olmsted and his recollections about the Beat poet from 1972 until Ginsbeg’s death appear in a revised and expanded edition of this book from Beatdom Press.  Olmsted will read, take questions and sign books.  Also present, poets Josh Lubin and Suzi Kaplan Olmsted.