Sunday, November 16, 2008

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: Tuesday, November 18
The release of the Portland Women Writers' anthology, Voicecatcher3, is celebrated with a reading at Powell's City of Books. Hosted by the editor, Sara Guest, the evening will feature work by Emily Kendal Frey, Sarah Bartlett, FeLicia Elam, Sandra Sakurai, Tiel Aisha Ansari, and Patricia Kullberg. The event is also a celebration of a community of support, inspiration, and creativity. Portland Women Writers offers a place in which to share and cultivate the craft of writing.
Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
When: 7:30pm
Cost: Free
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Date: Thursday, November 20
HOTLIPS Pizza is the backdrop for a monthly morning writing workshop led by Write Around Portland. If you enjoy coffee, pastries, and words, sign up to attend this Thursday's workshop. Another example of the power of a supportive community, these workshops can help first-time writers or more experienced writers.
Where: HOTLIPS Pizza, 2211 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214
When: 9am-11am
Cost: A suggested $25 tax-deductible donation to support Write Around Portland per workshop
For more info and to pre-register:

Date: Friday, November 21
If you have creative ideas or questions and are looking for feedback, suggestions, or overall support, Independent Publishing Resource Center has just the forum for you. The DIY Braintrust Group meets monthly for participants to offer insight, solve issues, and brainstorm solutions. It is just one great place to find a community of support and shared creative goals.
Where: IPRC, 917 SW Oak Street #218, Portland, OR 97205
When: 6pm-7:30pm
Cost: Free Drop-in
For more info: or call 503-827-0249

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