Sunday, November 23, 2008

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: Monday, November 24
The 14-year-old non-profit feminist bookstore, In Other Words, is holding a New Volunteer Orientation. The organization not only sells books, but also plays host to a number of community events, including writing workshops, author readings, film groups, and even yoga classes. Their new resource center serves as a place for community and connection. All of this activity relies on volunteers to help with everything from running the store to planning the events. The volunteer orientations are held monthly.
Where: In Other Words Bookstore, 8 B NE Killingsworth St., Portland, OR 97211
When: 6:30pm
Cost: Free
For more information about the orientation and In Other Words, visit

Date: Monday, November 24
Looking Glass Books hosts the Oregon Writers Colony OWC Presents! monthly workshops for or about writers and writing. This month's free workshop features author Jennie Shortridge. Her book, Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe was published in April 2008. This is a great opportunity to meet with a published writer and hear about her experiences, as well as to offer support for a writer by joining the discussion.
Where: Looking Glass Books, 7983 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
When: 7:00pm
Cost: Free and open to the public
For more info, visit

Date: Friday, November 28
Title Wave Used Bookstore is having a Customer Appreciation Sale! All used materials are 55% off, and as you browse through the great deals, you'll be hunting for treasures throughout the store - gift certificates and other surprises (one treasure per customer). Books make great gifts, for yourself or others. Stock up and save up at this event!
Where: Title Wave Used Bookstore, 216 NE Knott St., Portland, OR 97212
When: 9:00am-5:00pm

For more information, visit

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