Friday, January 15, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Jan. 17th: Happy Birthday to William Stafford!

Jan. 17th, 7-9 pm: The Writers' Dojo (7518 N. Chicago Ave., Portland) hosts "House of Words," with a writing/sharing activity, followed by information on the digital resources available at the William Stafford Archives for teachers, writers, and everyone else. Celebrate William Stafford's birthday this way with Kim Stafford and Stafford Writing Fellows Sara Guest and Jeff Coleman.

Jan. 18th, 7:30 pm: The Moth comes to Portland. A surprise lineup is in store for this storytelling event in which performers work without scripts, notes, or props. At Gerding Theater (128 NW 11th Ave.), $25.

Jan. 18th, 7:30 pm: Ursula K. Le Guin and editor Margaret Killjoy are both contributors to the collection of essays, Mythmakers and Lawbreakers. At Powell's City of Books they will discuss the political aspects of modern fiction.

Jan. 21st, 5:30 pm: Third Thursday Poets celebrates 6 years with its monthly reading from prominent area readers including Clem Starck and Tim Applegate. Held at The Tea Party Bookshop in Salem, OR.

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