Thursday, May 20, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Saturday, May 22nd
Join Stumptown Underground for ping-pong, pie and the release of their 9th issue, All in the Family. You'll also have an opportunity to compete in Whiffies' 2nd pie eating contest and earn the title of "Pie Champ 2.0."
What: Stumptown Underground Issue Release Party
When: May 22nd, 6 p.m.
Where: Whiffies Fried Pies, SE 12th & Hawthorne
Cost: Free!

Monday, May 24th
Bill Cameron, the author of the dark, gritty Portland-based mysteries Lost Dog, Chasing Smoke, and Day One, is featured this Monday at OWC Presents!—a series of free workshops for and about writers and writing held the fourth Monday of each month at Looking Glass Bookstore.
Where: 7983 SE 13th Ave. (in the Sellwood neighborhood)
When: May 24th, 7 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Monday, May 24th
As the summer after junior year begins, Alton Richards becomes intrigued by his great-uncle Lester, by the game of bridge, and especially by a pretty, shy girl—and struggles to figure out what it all means. Louis Sachar, the bestselling author of Holes, reads and signs his latest novel, The Cardturner.
Where: Powell's Books, Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
When: May 24th, 7 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Tuesday, May 25th
The zine and experiemental film masters of Deap Leap screen their latest work of microcinema, The Internet is a Terrible Place to Live.
What: Deep Leap Microcinema
Where: Grand Detour, 215 SE Morrison suite 2020
When: May 25th, 8 p.m.
Cost: $3-6

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