Notable Portland: 3/7–3/13
Thursday 3/7: Gabrielle Calvocoressi reads from her her latest work for the Reed College Visiting Writers Series. Eliot Hall Chapel, 6:30 p.m., free.
Richard Chiem reads from his debut novel, King of Joy, and is joined in conversation by Janice Lee, author of The Sky Isn’t Blue. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 3/8: The Buckman Journal launches its second issue with a reading and celebration, featuring readings and art by contributors. Bunk Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Journalist and author of Chasing the Scream: The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection Johann Hari reads from his new book, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depressions – and the Unexpected Solutions. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 3/9: First Matter Press presents a reading and launch party for several newly published authors, including Lauren Paredes, K.M. Lighthouse, Andrew Chenevert, and Ash Good. Nucleus Portland, 6:30 p.m., free.
Sunday 3/10: Poets GennaRose Nethercott and Clemens Starck read from their works. Powell’s City of Books, 2 p.m., free.
Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea reads from his new book, The House of Broken Angels. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 3/11: The Free Range Poetry Series presents an open mic with featured readers Dan Raphael, Benjamin Schmitt, and Kelly Terwilliger. Northwest Library, 6 p.m., free.
Mesha Maren reads from her gritty debut, Sugar Run, and is joined in conversation by Randal O’Wain, author of the forthcoming book, Meander Belt. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
Mitchell S. Jackson reads from his new book, Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family, and is joined in conversation by Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
The Ark Series presents Samin Nosrat, author of Salt Fat Acid Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking, to share from her latest work and experience. Revolution Hall, 8 p.m., $48.50.
Tuesday 3/12: Joe Wilkins reads from his book, Fall Back Down When I Die. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 3/13: Ali Blythe reads from his latest collection, Hymnswitch. Passages Bookshop, 6 p.m., free.
Incite: Queer Writers Read presents a reading featuring Joaquin Lopez, Daniel Elder, Flint Flint, and special guest from Seattle, Amber Flame. Literary Arts, 6::30 p.m., free.
Melissa Duclos reads from her latest book, Besotted, and is joined in conversation by Kimberly King Parsons, author of the forthcoming story collection, Black Light. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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