Friday, June 25, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Monday, June 28th
Brett Easton Ellis reads from his new book, Imperial Bedrooms, the sequel to 1985's Less Than Zero.
When: 7:30pm
Where: Powell's Books, 1005 W Burnside
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 1st
The Basil Hallward Gallery presents original broadsides featuring writing from participants of Write Around Portland. Artists include Inge Bruggeman, Barbara Tetenbaum, and Sandy Tilcock. First Thursday: Ink and Impact, at Powell's City of Books on Burnside.
When: 6:30pm
Where: 1005 W Burnside
Cost: Free

July 10th-11th
Print Camp! at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Learn a wide range of printing skills including screenprinting, letterpress, bookbinding and relief printing.
When: 7/10-7/11, 9am-5pm
Where: IPRC, 917 SW Oak Street
Cost: $150

Sunday, July 11th
Poetry of the Ordinary, is the first workshop of a July series offered by Willa Schneberg at her air-condtioned office. Participants will have the opportunity to respond to prompts, write in a supportive group atmosphere, and share a first draft with other participants. There will be time to critique poems you have previously written. Also in the July series: Writing the Political Poem (July 18) and Mastering the Poetic Sequence (July 25). For more information or to reserve a space, visit Willa's website.
When: 1pm - 4pm
Where: Pearl District
Cost: $40 / single workshop; $110 / three-workshop series

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