June 30, 2012
Monthly Events

July 7th: Market Day Reading Series. 12PM. St. Johns Booksellers. 8622 N. Lombard St. Featuring Jeffrey Gardner, Anthony Gardner, and Michael Guimond.

July 7th: 1st Annual Northwest Individual Poetry Slam Championship Death Match. 7:30 PM. Slabtown Bar. 1033 NW 16th St. Featuring poets from the Pacific Northwest including Amy Everhart, Mike McGee, Garrett Sherwood, and Mary Lambert.

July 8th: Stonehenge Studios Poetry Reading and Open Mic. 7PM. 3508 SW Corbett Ave. Featuring David Biespiel and Phil Meehan.

July 8th: Spare Room Presents: 7:30 PM. The Waypost. 3120 N. Williams Ave. Judith Goldman, Chris McCreary, and Jenn McCreary. $5 Suggested donation.

July 11th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marin0 Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Featuring Laura Houlberg, Daniel Calfo, Samantha Peterson, and Jacob Sayers.

July 14th: Market Day Reading Series. 12PM. St. Johns Booksellers. 8622 N. Lombard St. Featuring Casey Bush, Susan DeFreitas, and Lisa Galloway.

July 16th: Unchaste Readers 2. 7:30PM. The Jack London Bar. 529 SW 4th Ave. Women’s reading series featuring Lidia Yuknavitch, Lisa Wells, Margaret Elysia Garcia, Kira Clark, Nina Rockwell, and Domi J. Shoemaker.

July 16th: The Great Mash Up. 7PM. Three Friends Coffeehouse. 201 SE 12th Ave. Join poets Dave Jarecki, Beth Ford and Ryan Scariano as they read their work, each other’s work, and poems from out there in the poetry universe, filling the space between poems with banter and minimal preambles.

July 17th: Yesterday Won’t Goodbye Won’t Goodbye. 8PM. The Blue Monk. 3341 SE Belmont St. Book release for Brian Stephen Ellis’ second book of poetry. Free.

July 18th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. Featuring Jessie Drake and guests Leyna Rynearson, Aleks Stefanova, Will Stanford, and Deshaun Dowdy.

ATTENTION! CANCELLED!! July 19th: Buddy Wakefield featuring Timmy Straw. 8PM. 24ten. 2410 N Mississippi Ave. $12 in advance q-poetry.ning.com

July 21st: Market Day Reading Series. 12PM. St. Johns Booksellers. 8622 N. Lombard St. Featuring Joanna Rose, Donna Prinzmeta, Andrea Hollander, Budy Maggie Chula, and Penelope Schambly Schot.

July 21st: open heARTs: a multicultural arts showcase. 7PM. Three Friends Coffeehouse. SE 12th and Ash St. Featuring West African drumming by Gustaff Besungu and poetry by Ceb’dan and Andrea Hope. Family-friendly.

July 28th: Market Day Reading Series. 12PM. St. Johns Booksellers. 8622 N. Lombard St. Featuring Ric Vrana.

July 29th: Spare Room Presents: 7:30 PM. The Waypost. 3120 N. Williams Ave. Jared Stanley and Chris Piuma. $5 Suggested donation.

May 2, 2012
Monthly Events

May 6th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop with Doc Luben. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch. 

May 11th: Independent Publishing Resource Center Grand Re-Opening! 7PM. IPRC. 1001 SE Division St. Free. Take a tour of the IPRC with readings by Cheryl Strayed and Trinie Dalton, music by Rabbit Foot String Band. Bring cash for raffle and zine machine.

May 12th: Rhythm of Resistance Open Mic Night. 6PM. Center of Intercultural Organizing. 700 N Killingsworth St. FREE. Come out and celebrate the poetry of people of color living in the rose city! Email rhythmofresistance@gmail.com to sign up.

May 13th: The Studio Series. 7PM. Stongehenge Studios. 3508 SW Corbett Ave. FREE. Featuring poets from “VoiceCatcher”

May 13th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 15th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. FREE. Featuring Michael G, Jonathan Treadway, Jeffry Gardene, and Janelle Henderson.

May 19th: Ignite the Flame Open Mic featuring Blacque Butterfly. 6PM. Portland Center for Self Improvement. 5719 N. Interstate. $6 with food or $3. Family friendly hosted by Toni Hill.

May 20th: A Very Minor Prophet presents Literary Gong Show. 8PM. 350 West Burnside. $less than two starbucks lattes. Featuring James Bernard Frost, Monica Storrs, Kerry Cohen, G. Xavier Robillard, Matthew Dickman, Pauls Toutonghi, Gloria Harrison, Michael Heald, Lisa Wells, Erik Rice, Brian Ellis, and Rob Gray.

May 20th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 21st: The Sparrow Ghost Collective presented Double Booked featuring Erik Rice and Andrea Hope. 8PM. Ash Street Saloon. 225 SW Ash St. FREE. 21+ Featuring local poets and music from C3, Where Division Ends, and The Veteran Kings.

May 24th: Soulful Showcase with Blacque Butterfly. 8PM. Enjoni Cafe. 910 N Killingsworth St. This is a family-friendly event and a safe space for all people.

May 27th: Portland Poetry Slam’s “Sharpening the Pen” writing workshop. 6PM. Backspace Cafe. NW 5th and Couch.

May 28th: Conversations with Writers. 7PM. 135 SE 3rd Ave. Downtown Hillsboro. FREE. Featuring Jane Elder Wulff.

May 30th: Stone Soup Reading Series. 7PM. Marino Adriatic Cafe. 4129 SE Division St. FREE. Featuring Andrea Hope, Mary Slocum, Hollie Fisher, Lisa Wible, Jace Devine, and Laura Houlberg

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