Friday, October 01, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Sunday, October 3rd
Michele Glazer's poems take on questions of being and value, exploring not just "what" is, but "how" it is. The poems in her new collection, "On Tact, and the Made Up World," are drawn to missteps in perception and language.
Where: Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne
When: 4:00 pm
Cost: Free

Monday, October 4th
Write Around Portland 10-week workshop begins tonight. Based on their acclaimed community writing model, this generative workshop incorporates favorite exercises to inspire the writing life. Workshop fee ($285) includes free parking and snacks, and helps to fund workshops for low-income youth and adults. To register, of for more information, visit
Where: Powell's, 1005 West Burnside
When: 6:15 pm
Cost: $285 for 10 weeks

Tuesday, October 5th
Join Wordstock and the Multnomah County Library for this special "sneak-peak" at the Young Adult literature that will be featured at this year's festival, with readings from Heather Vogel Frederick, Amanda Howells, and Nancy Coffelt.
Where: Central Library, 810 SW 10th Ave.
When: 6:00 pm
Cost: Free

Thursday, October 7th
Join us to meet Johnny Ryan and celebrate the release of his latest book, Prison Pit 2. Ryan will sign books and present an exhibition of his original artwork, comix, colorful silkscreen prints, and sculpted figures. Also the main character from Prison Pit, Cannibal Fuckface, will make a special appearance, performing a heavy metal set while covered in blood.
Where: Floating World Comics, 20 NW 5th Ave #101
When: 6:00 pm
Cost: Free

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