Thursday 2/7: Slamlandia presents its fourth and final qualifying show to make it to their Grand Slam in March 2019, welcoming writers to compete and place in the top two slots to move onto the round. Featured poet A.M. Pressman will headline the night. Guilder, 6 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
Erin Hoover and Jennifer Perrine read from their latest poetry courtesy of the Northwest Academy. Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Dana Frank reads from her latest book, The Long Honduran Night: Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Local authors Ingrid Kincaid, John Fitchen, and Jim Nail read from their latest books. Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free.
Professor and author Dustin Morrow reads from his latest book, Kathleen Turner on Acting: Conversations about Film, Television, and Theater. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Songbook PDX presents seven writers reading about songs that terrified and inspired them, featuring Holly Goodman, Seth Lorinczi, John Barrios, Tim Sproul, Carol Fischbach, and Davis Slater. Emceed by Adam Strong. Post 134, 8 p.m., free.
Monday 2/11: Wendy Willis reads from her new collection of essays, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Notes from the Republic. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/12: Sophia Shalmiyev reads from her new memoir, Mother Winter, and is joined in conversation by Leni Zumas, author of Red Clocks. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free. And, enjoy a launch party and celebration afterwards at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop!
Stephanie Land reads from her nonfiction book, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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