The tri-monthly Frankenstein’s Comicbook Swap returns, featuring opportunities to buy, sell, and trade comic books, graphic novels, and more. East Portland Eagle Lodge, 12 p.m., $1.
Sunday 3/1: Spare Room reading series hosts its annual marathon reading of a long work. This year, the featured text is Ronald Johnson’s ARK, featuring guest readers including John Beer, Sam Lohmann, Jesse Morse, and many more. Readers and listeners are welcome to come and go as they like, or stay for the whole duration (approximately 6 hours.) 615 SE 18th Avenue Apt. A, 12 p.m., free.
Monday 3/2: Free Range Poetry presents recent Pacific University MFA poets Jennifer Dorner, Ana Michalowsky, and Matthew Spohn for a reading, preceded by an open mic. Northwest Library, 6 p.m., free.
Erin Khar discusses her debut memoir, Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me, with Rene Denfeld (The Butterfly Girl). Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 3/3: The “V is for Vulnerable” reading series welcomes local young writers to share their work out loud in front of a live audience. Two Rivers Bookstore, 6:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 3/4: Literary Arts hosts One Page Wednesday, an opportunity for local writers to share one page of a work in progress. This month’s featured readers are Matthew Dickman (Wonderland) and Karen Karbo (In Praise of Difficult Women). Literary Arts, 7 p.m., free.
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