Friday, April 24, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: Sunday, April 26
Isa Chandra Moskowitz will be at the Hollywood Library as part of the Multnomah County Library series “Writers Talking.” Moskowitz is the best-selling author of numerous vegan culinary cookbooks with coauthor Terry Hope Romero. Her new cookbook, Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waling Up For—From Asparagus Omelets to Strawberry Pancakes, will be out later this year.
When: 2-3:30pm
Where: Multnomah Hollywood Library
Cost: Free tickets for seating will be available 30 minutes prior to the program
For more information, please visit

Date: Sunday, April 26
Mark Rudd will be at the Looking Glass bookstore for a reading and book-signing. In 1968, Mark Rudd protested the war in Vietnam and institutional racism by leading an occupation of five buildings at Columbia University. His book, Underground, tells the story of his experience in both the protest and its aftermath.
When: 4pm
Where: Looking Glass Bookstore
Cost: Free
For more information, check out the events page at

Date: Tuesday, April 28
Students in Pauls Toutonghi’s Advanced Fiction Writing courses will be reading from the stories they wrote and developed during the semester. This event tends to get crowded, so be sure to arrive early for a good seat! Refreshments will be served.
When: 7pm
Where: Lewis & Clark College, Manor House, Armstrong Lounge
Cost: Free
For more information, please contact Dyann Alkire in the English Department at 503-768-7405

Date: Wednesday, April 29
Join Portland State University faculty members and others in a discussion titled “The C Word: Using Author Rights to Enhance Scholarship in the Digital Research Environment” about the future of publishing. This symposium will explore the transitions and possible repercussions from this transition, addressing issues such as publishing in an open access journal, modifying copyright agreements, and proactively managing rights. This event is open to the public, but be sure to arrive early because seating is limited.
When: 12-4:30pm
Where: Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, room 327, 328, 329
Cost: Free
For more information, please visit the symposium website at

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