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.
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.
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.
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.
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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