Notable Portland: 11/22–11/28


Saturday 11/24: Celebrate Indies First with local authors Lidia Yuknavitch, Leni Zumas, Karen Karbo, Jason Arias, Courtenay Hameister, Willy Vlautin, and many more throughout the day. Writers will be hanging out signing books and promoting independent bookstores. Broadway Books, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m., free.

Monday 11/26: M. Allen Cunningham reads from his new book, Perpetua’s Kin. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 11/28: Historian Heather Mayer reads from her latest book, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women in the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest 1905–1924. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Notable Portland logo art by Olivia Olivia.

Olivia Olivia comes from the same place all sad things come from—the sea. Her writing has appeared in Salon, The Rumpus, The Establishment, Ex-Berliner, and the Portland Mercury, among other places. Her speculative memoir set in the afterlife, No One Remembered Your Name But I Wrote It Down, is available through Impossible Wings Press. Prepare yourselves. You can follow her work at, on Facebook, and on Twitter. More from this author →