Thursday 3/2: Join Alex Chiu, Sophie Franz, Josh Simmons, Lark Pien, Jacon Sturgill, Erin Nations, and others for the launch of the seventh issue of Vision Quest, Portland’s free comic newspaper. Floating World Comics, 6 p.m., free. Robin Coste Lewis reads from her latest book, Voyage of the Sable Venus. Reed College, 6:30 p.m., free.
After her dog leapt out of a third story window, writer Laurel Braitman became fascinated by animal psychology. Check out her interview with NPR to see what animal behavior reveals about humans and why gorillas at the Bronx Zoo love Halloween.