Thursday 9/26: Luke Burbank hosts a live recording of Live Wire Radio featuring Chuck Klosterman, Tiffany Midge, and Tacocat. Alberta Rose Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $20-35.
Tim Faust discusses his groundbreaking book Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next, which makes a case for single-payer healthcare in the US and how it can be attained. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Another Read Through hosts their monthly last-Thursday poetry event, featuring readings from Andrea Hollander (Blue Mistaken for Sky), Paulann Petersen (One Small Sun), and Chrys Tobey (a woman is a woman is a woman). Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 9/27: Nick Flynn reads from and discusses his newest poetry collection, I Will Destroy You. He is joined in conversation by poet Ashley Toliver, author of Spectra. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 9/30: Acclaimed horror author Joe Hill shares his new collection of thirteen suspense stories, Full Throttle, which includes the short story “In the Tall Grass,” co-written with Stephen King and adapted for the screen by Netflix. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 10/1: Essayist Amy Long reads from her new collection Codependence, a nonlinear narrative on addiction, dependence, and selfhood. She is joined in conversation by Portland author Sophia Shalmiyev, author of Mother Winter. Valentines, 7 p.m., free.
Join award-winning filmmaker and author John Skipp for a workshop on countercultural writing, “Choreography of Violence: Writing Horror and Social Satire,” hosted by the Portland chapter of Willamette Writers. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
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