Thursday 8/30: Butch Is Not a Dirty Word launches its fourth issue with a reading, featuring contributors Kirsten Kuppenbender, Naa Akua, Aneesah Rasheed, Misti Miller, Petrichor Parker, Jewel Robinson, and DJ IITrill. Mississippi Pizza Pub, 7:30 p.m., $8 presale, $10 door.
S.L. Stoner reads from new book, Slow Burn: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery of the Pacific Northwest. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 9/1: Enjoy a night of featured readings and visual delights from students of the IPRC Certificate Program, including Elise Baker, Carlos Bergfeld, Jane Hoffbauer, Andrew Paris, Alicia Plate, Malcolm Smith, Christina Tran, and Erin Zipper. Independent Publishing Resource Center, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/5: Incite: Queer Writers Read welcomes readings by local writers Jessica Wadleigh, Nathan Wade Carter, Nastashia Minto, and Risa Denenberg. Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
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