Thursday 7/27: Join Tavern Books for a reading featuring Wrolstad Series poets Megan Levad and Elsbeth Pancrazi. Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Manuel Arturo Abreu and Rob Gray read from their select works. Powell’s City of Books, 7 p.m., free.
Nathan Wade Carter celebrates the launch of his new chapbook, Roygbiv, along with fellow local poets Julia Clare Tillinghast and Jenna Marie Fletcher. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 7/28: Gobshite Quarterly releases its latest issue with Amy Temple Harper, Sean Davis, Leann Grabel, Shannon Wheeler, and more. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 7/29: Join the 9th Annual Northwest Book Festival. Browse through thousands of books and meet local publishers, authors, and book collectors. Pioneer Courthouse Square, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m., free.
Poets Margaret Chula and Lex Runciman read from their latest work. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 4 p.m., free.
Contributors to Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears, come together and read from this new anthology. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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