Friday, April 09, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Apr. 10th, 7:00 pm: Tangent Press hosts a multimedia poetry event featuring poets David Buuck and Arnold J. Kemp reading alongside video artist Jennifer Hardacker. With a background in performances on the street and in the theater, these three should put on quite a show. The event will be held at the Clinton Corner Cafe (2633 SE 21st Avenue, Portland).

Apr. 14th, 7:00 pm: Eileen Garvin will read selections from How to Be a Sister, her candid memoir documenting the struggles and triumphs in her relationship with her autistic sister. Garvin will be sharing her stories at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing (3415 Cedar Mills Boulevard, Beaverton).

Apr. 15th, 7:30 pm: It's the end of the world as we know it, and Sharan Newman is here to teach the different theories of the apocalypse. Her latest book, The Real History of the End of the World, examines society through our concepts of the end. Newman will be speaking at Annie Bloom's Books (7834 SW Capitol Highway, Portland).

Also, be sure to plan ahead for the Mini-Sledgehammer writing contest at Floyd's Coffee Shop in Old Town on Saturday, Apr. 17th.

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