Thursday 9/11: Liz Crain reads from her latest book, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Liz Prince reads from her new book, Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir. Powell’s on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 9/12: Blue presents The Tao of Pimpin’, a music and book signing event. In Other Words, 7 p.m., free.
The Gobshite Quarterly celebrates its #15 – #16 issue with a reading and launch party. Mother Foucalt’s Bookshop, 6 p.m., free.
Sunday 9/14: The Portland Poetry Slam hosts its weekly reading. Glyph, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 9/15: Tavern Books hosts a release party for Adrian C. Louis’s two books: Fire Water World and Among the Dog Eaters. Glyph, 5 p.m., free.
James Grabill celebrates the launch of his latest publication, Sea-Level Nerve, by reading alongside Matt Schumacher and Dan Raphael. 3 Friends Coffee House, 7 p.m., free.
Steven Hendricks reads from his haunting collection of fables, Little is Left to Tell. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/16: The Unchaste Readers welcomes Laura Green, Lou Woods, Judith Pulman, Mari Shepard-Glenn, Zoe Tambling, Emily Bingham, Olivia Olivia, Deb Stone, and Nadia Martinez-Chantry to read for this month’s reading. The Knock Back Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.
Benjamin Parzybok reads from his latest book, Sherwood Nation. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/17: The Mountain Writers Series welcomes Allan Peterson and Andrea Hollander for tonight’s reading. Glyph, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
Celebrate the release of Susan DeFreita’s fiction chapbook, Pyophitic with a reading from a few authors and Southwestern wine. Corkscrew Wine Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.