Friday, July 24, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

*July 24-26, Portland Zine Symposium*
*See last week's Spotlighted Literary Event for more Info*

Date: Sunday, July 26
Writers in the Corvallis vicinity are gathering for a second time. Join wordsmiths from "all backgrounds, ages, genres and stages of their careers" to discuss a name for the "local writers network, results of last month's survey of writers' interests and needs, and future events for the group." Please RSVP to
When: 2pm
Where: Avery House in Avery Park. Parking just north of the park.
Cost: Free

Date: Sunday, July 26
Hungry for stories? Poems? Music? Satisfy your cravings with a delicioius literary and musical meal served at the Super Sunday Stew at Cafe Mundo in Newport. The stew features musical and spoken word performance by some of the most dynamic performers in Oregon. "We've got poetry, prose, rants, Americana, trip hop, and straight-up three-chord rock and roll," says author and Nestucca Spit Press Publisher Matt Love. In addition to Love's new book, Newport: Notes From My First Year In Town, Andrew Rodman will yell from his new chapbook of savage spoken word poems Secretly Famous. Poet and Newport native Tim Sproul will share his funny and poignant obserations from How to Leave Your Hometown For Good.--Matt Love
When: A vegetarian stew will be served by Cafe Mundo at 6:30pm
Where: Cafe Mundo, in Newport's historic Nye Beach area
Cost: Free!

Date: Saturday, August 1
The Genealogical Forum of Oregon is hosting an open house and book sale with light refreshments, tours of the library and more.
When: 9am-3pm
Where: 1505 SE Gideon St.
For more information visit or call 503-963-1932.

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