Sunday, January 25, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: Monday, January 26
Do you want to put your ideas and creativity into a zine but just don't know where to begin? Sign up for Zines 101 at the Independent Publishing Resource Center, and learn the basics from instructor, zinester Marc Parker. Participants will even make a zine in the class utilizing their new zine knowledge.
Where: IPRC, 917 SW Oak, Portland, OR 97205
When: 7pm-9pm
Cost: $10-20
For more information and to register, visit or call 503-827-0249

Date: Tuesday, January 27
In the midst of our economic woes, a revised and updated edition of the book Your Money or Your Life has hit the bookshelves. The essence of the book, living with less, is now enhanced with advice on saving money while saving the planet and reconciling the struggle between values and lifestyle, among other topics. Attend the reading at Powell's at Cedar Hills whether you are facing difficult times or are simply looking for a new way to look at money. Coauthor Mark Zaifman will be at the reading.
Where: Powell's at Cedar Hills, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005
When: 7pm
For more info, visit or call 503-228-4651

Date: Wednesday, January 28
Stephanie Kallos reads from her new book Sing Them Home at Annie Bloom's Books. Her debut novel, Broken For You, was a national bestseller, and the reviews for the new book are sure to send the author to the top of the list again. Sing Them Home tells the story of three adult siblings struggling to come to terms with their mother's mysterious disappearance, which occurred when they were young. Annie Bloom's Books calls Sing Them Home a story of "heartbreaking lyricism, wisdom, and humor".
Where: Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
When: 7:30pm
For more info, visit or call 503-246-0053

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