Notable Portland: 3/12–3/18


(Events are being canceled or postponed ongoing. Please check with with an event venue for confirmation that an event is still on. And, if you’re not feeling well, stay home and rest—and order books from the writers you love to keep you company. – Ed.)

Thursday 3/12: Annie Bloom’s welcomes authors Katharine Coldiron (Ceremonials), Jackie Shannon Hollis (This Particular Happiness), and Claire Rudy Foster (Shine of the Ever) to read from and discuss their respective works. Annie Bloom’s Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 3/14: Portland author and cartoonist Craig Thompson (Ginseng Roots) and Aimée de Jongh (Taxi!: Stories from the Back Seat) will be signing copies of their latest works. Cosmic Monkey Comics, 12 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/17: Author Laura Munson reads from her new novel, Willa’s Grove. Annie Bloom’s Books, 7 p.m., free.

Rose City Book Pub hosts Miah Jeffra to read from his new book, The Fabulous Ekphrastic Fantastic! as well as readings from local authors from Foglifter Press. Rose City Book Pub, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Emily Nelson is a writer, editor, and directionless postgrad based in Portland. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Fiction Attic, Ayaskala, and Writers Magazine. She is an ongoing contributor for the music blog half&half and for Drizzle Review, and recently served as an editorial intern with Tin House Books. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram. More from this author →