Literary Arts

Paulann Petersen

From Franklin High School graduate to Oregon Poet Laureate, Paulann Petersen has lived the life…

Hajara Quinn

An editor with Octopus Books; her first book Coolth was published in 2018.

Felicity Fenton Self Portrait
Felicity Fenton

For a 30 page chapbook, User Not Found contains so many snippets of wisdom on taking on the compulsion to keep up appearances online.

Sophia Shalmiyev

As a child of 1980s Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), Sophia Shalmiyev lived in a communal…

Women Writers Against Trump

“We’ve been conditioned to be critical of one another instead of supportive. Therefore, if we want to create change, it is crucial that women — and our allies of all gender — come together to support one another.”

Portland Book Festival 2018

Formerly known as Wordstock, the premier literary festival in the Pacific Northwest now has a…

Airstream Poetry Festival

October 19-21, 2018 | Sou’Wester Lodge The Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview, Washington was originally the…

Portland Poet Jamondria Harris

  A performance by Jamondria Harris is like nothing you’ve experienced before. As a multimedia…

Portland Author and Drummer José Medeles

Next to a 76 gas station on East Burnside Street in Portland is Revival Drum…

Portland author Julia Stoops

Julia Stoops’s Parts Per Million (Forest Avenue, 2018) wonderfully recaptures the spirit of Old Portland…