Backfence PDX hosts its latest storytelling event, Russian Roulette, featuring Derrick Brown, Eden Dawn, Chris Williams, Shelley McClendon, Oz du Soleil, and Katie Piatt. Curious Comedy Theater, 7:30 p.m., $16–$26.
Sunday 2/3: Poets Kristin Berger and Carl Adamshick read from their latest work for the Voice of Empathy Poetry Series. The Tiny Theater PDX, 4 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/6: Contributors Daniel H. Wilson and Omar El Akkad share work from the newly published anthology, A People’s Future of the United States, and are joined in conversation by Wendy N. Wagner (An Oath of Dogs). Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 7 p.m., free.
The Plonk Reading Series returns with featured writers Shannon Brazil, Daniel Elder, Tanya Jarvik, and Wayne Scott. Corkscrew Wine Bar, 7 p.m., free.
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