Friday, February 26, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Feb. 28th, 12:00 pm: Join Indigo Editing and other representatives of our regions booming literary scene at the Writers Resource Fair. Through the participation of over 30 local businesses, the Writers Resource Fair will provide writers with both tips of the trade and a taste of current literature of the Northwest. Multnomah County Central Library (801 SW 10th, Portland) is hosting the fair. Be sure to come early, the fair only lasts until 3 pm.

Feb. 28th, 6:30 pm: Local authors celebrate places of the heart through prose and poetry. Come enjoy sweets and beverages while listening to readings by Barbara Drake, Heather Strang, Sophie Tree, and Elizabeth Ciz at Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe (45 S State, Lake Oswego).

Mar. 2nd, 7 pm: Emily Alexander of Tears of Joy Theatre breathes new life into a classic by Dr. Seuss. Emily will give voice and body to Horton in various libraries in the Multnomah County system. Her first performance is at the Fairview-Columbia Library (1520 NE Village, Fairview). For more details and additional performances, please visit the event's website.

Mar. 3rd, 7 pm: The Oregon Literary Review and the Blackbird Wine Shop continue their First Wednesday series of readings, performances, and wine-tasting with a great group of writers. Join Mark Thalman, John Blackard, Penelope Schott, and Pedro Ponce for an evening of short fiction, poetry, and wine. The event is located at 4323 NE Fremont, Portland, and is limited to those 21 and over.

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