Notable Portland: 6/6–6/12
Thursday 6/6: Amy Mason Doan celebrates the launch of her latest novel, Summer Hours, with a live reading, Q&A session, cake, drinks, and signing. Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free.
Liz Scott reads from her new memoir, This Never Happened. Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free.
Frances Badalamenti celebrates the launch of her new book, I Don’t Blame You, and is joined by fellow writer John Biscello and musical guests Elite Beat. Rose City Book Pub, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 6/7: Jennifer Pastiloff reads from her new book, On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard, and is joined in conversation by Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Book of Joan. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 6/8: Ken Scholes, author of The Psalms of Isaak, reads from his latest work. The Rose City Book Pub, 7 p.m., free.
The Spare Room Reading Series features writers Alan Bernheimer, author of From Nature, and Seann McCollum. Passages Bookshop, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
Sunday 6/9: Julia Phillips reads from her debut novel, Disappearing Earth, alongside Alix Ohlin, author of Dual Citizens. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 6/10: Wordlights Special presents an evening with poetry from Mike McGee, Anis Mojgani, and Brian Ellis. Rocking Frog Cafe, 7 p.m., $5–$15 suggested donation.
Pointed Circle celebrates the launch of their 35th issue with a reading by contributors. Independent Publishing Resource Center, 7 p.m., free.
Ariana Reines reads from her new poetry collection, A Sand Book. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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