Thursday 5/18: Sung Yim and Kate Jayroe read from their latest work. Daedalus Books, 7 p.m., free.
The Comma Reading Series presents Penelope Scambly Schott and Marjorie Sandor as they read from their latest work. Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 5/19: The Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry presents a dramatic performance of Matthew Rohrer’s forthcoming book, The Others, featuring guest readers Patricia No and John Beer. Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Brandon Lamson, Jesse Donaldson, and Joseph Osmundson read from their latest writing. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 5/20: Celebrate twenty-five years of Broadway Books at their big anniversary party. Broadway Books, 2 p.m., free.
Come out for an afternoon reading in celebration of the Spring 2017 launch of VoiceCatcher. Contributors will read from their newly published pieces. Devil’s Den, 4 p.m., free
Each year, students throughout the watersheds of Oregon and beyond submit poems, essays, or artwork to be featured in the annual collection Honoring Our Rivers. In celebration of the seventeenth year of publication, students from across the state will be honored and have the opportunity to present their work alongside professional authors and artists. Powell’s City of Books, 4 p.m., free.
Celebrate the launch of the merging Last Sunday and MFA Alumni Reading series featuring readings by Portland State MFA students, alumni, and Portland author Aaron Gilbreath. Fieldwork Design & Architecture, 5 p.m., free.
Tuesday 5/23: Join YA authors Amber J. Keyser and Elana K. Arnold in conversation about their latest novels, launching in April from Lerner Publishing Group’s Carolrhoda Lab. Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 5/24: Join the fourth meeting of the Portland Anarchist Reading Group, a monthly(ish) book club based around radical anarchist literature aimed at building our understanding of revolutionary struggle. Anarres Infoshop & Community Space, 6:30 p.m., free.
Kendra Tanacea, Tonaya Craft, and Greg Berman read from their latest works. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
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