Notable Portland: 5/3–5/9
Thursday 5/3: Art Market PDX hosts their new reading series, IRL, featuring Chelsea Martin, Katie Piatt, and Anna Vo. Art Market PDX, 6:30 p.m., free.
Poets Derrick C. Brown, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, and Anis Mojgani read from their latest work.
Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Expert in the fields of Africana thought, postcolonialism, and African Studies Nigel Gibson reads from his new book,
. Frantz Fanon: Psychiatry and Politics Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Rodrigo Fresán reads from his new book,
. The Bottom of the Sky Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 5/4: Check out the Dialogue Arts Project in Portland, featuring Desiree C. Bailey, author of In Dirt or Saltwater, Jon Sands, author of , and local poet and professor Christopher Rose. The New Clean Independent Publishing Resource Center, 7 p.m., free.
Sunday 5/6: Jess Kidd reads from her latest novel, . Mr. Flood’s Last Resort Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 5/7: Ece Temelkuran reads from her new book, . The Time of Mute Swans Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Three-time world champion spoken word performer Buddy Wakefield returns to Portland with special guests Mindy Nettifee and Brian Ellis.
Holocene, 7:30 p.m., $15.
Tuesday 5/8: Nomi Prin reads from her latest book, . Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 5/9: Enjoy an unapologetically womanist night of poetry called Mother Tongue, featuring Dominique Christina and Rachel McKibbens. PSU Lincoln Performance Hall, 7 p.m., free.
Apricot Irving reads from her memoir,
. The Gospel of the Trees Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free.
Jamondria Harris celebrates the debut of her first full-length book,
. Quaerere Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Sheila Heti reads from her latest novel,
, and in joined in conversation by Meaghan O’Connell, author of Motherhood . And Now We Have Everything Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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