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
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!
On Wednesday, November 15 Loggernaut Reading Series presents: “Mean” prose and poetry by Omar El Akkad, Dana Levin, and Nancy Slavin OMAR EL AKKAD, the author of the novel American War (Knopf, 2017), was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in the Middle East before moving to Canada. In a ten-year career as a… Read More Loggernaut Reading Series: Mean
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
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.
We’re heading to the Sou’wester again for our THIRD ANNUAL Airstream Poetry Festival. October 20-22, join publishers, authors, and plain old book lovers for potlucks in the pavilion, readings, workshops, walks by the sea, and maybe even some karaoke. UPDATE: We are full up! Call to be added to a waiting list in case of… Read More 3rd Annual Airstream Poetry Festival
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
Come & celebrate the official release of Matthew Minicucci’s second collection of poems, Small Gods (New Letters), on Thursday, October 12th at 7pm. Matthew will read with Portland-based poet, Chrys Tobey, author of A Woman is a Woman is a Woman is a Woman from Steel Toe Press.
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
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.