Thursday 2/14: Enjoy a spotlight performance by Sage Lilac at the annual Slamlandia Valentine’s Day Show, followed by an open mic and slam. Literary Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.
Friday 2/15: Clem Starck and Barbara Drake read from their latest poetry. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Sunday 2/17: Why There Are Words PDX presents a reading themed on Peace & Justice, featuring readings by Steven Allred, Omar El Akkad, Rachel King, Mary Milstead, Alicia Jo Rabins, and Sam Roxas-Chua. Leach Botanical Garden, 4 p.m., $10 suggested donation.
The Filament Reading Series presents readings by Nada Sewidan, Kathleen Levitt, Samuel Wilhalm, Neil Hetrick, Lauren Hobson, and Elyse Fenton. Independent Publishing Resource Center, 7 p.m., free.
Award-winning author Angie Thomas discusses new book, On the Come Up, in conversation with Laini Taylor, author of Muse of Nightmares. Newmark Theater, 7 p.m., $28.99 includes copy of book, tickets available here.
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