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Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Book Launch of Mall, a novel by Pattie Palmer-Baker

Book Launch of Mall, a novel by Pattie Palmer-Baker

Event is free and open to the public. Book launch of Mall, a novel set in a world filled with pleasure, with no unemployment and with little or no suffering. Paradise or dystopia? Find out more when the author, Pattie Palmer-Baker, reads an excerpt and briefly discusses her book. The author will be available to sign purchased copies. Refreshments will be served.

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Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

Literary Lesbians Present: Readings of Rapturous Romance and a Bountiful Book Fair!

Seven published lesbian authors will read from their work and field audience questions. This event is Free and open to all who appreciate lesbian literature. We'll have a book raffle after every reader finishes, plus a drawing near the end for a grand prize basket of books and goodies. Half a dozen additional authors will be in attendance to showcase and sell their books. We provide snacks--especially chocolate!--and water. It's a smorgasbord of fun and frivolity! Please join us for an afternoon of laughter and enjoyment where you'll get a chance to meet local authors you may not know about. Please tell all your friends!

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Friends of Mystery Bloody Thursday: Comics Creators Panel
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Friends of Mystery Bloody Thursday: Comics Creators Panel

To ring in Spring, Friends of Mystery is pleased to welcome a panel of local comics authors and illustrators.

Jonathan Case is a cartoonist and author. His most recent graphic novel, The New Deal (author/artist, Dark Horse), was a nominee for the Reuben, Harvey, and Oregon Book awards for best graphic album.

Molly Muldoon’s high school superlative was “Most Likely to Write Murder Mysteries.” Well played, yearbook staff. Molly’s a writer, editor, and newly-minted librarian. She’s the co-author of Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom and has a story in The Cardboard Kingdom.

Jeff Parker is known for writing comic books, such as Agents of Atlas, X-Men First Class, Batman ’66, Aquaman, Future Quest, Thunderbolts and more. Yet for years he made a living drawing stories, as well as commercial art and storyboards for TV. 

The event is free and open to the public. A social time with refreshments begins at 7:00 pm, with the program beginning at 7:30 pm. Free parking is available in the block across from the entrance. Bus line #15 will drop you off right by the door.

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Tupelo Press 30/30 and Conference Alumni Project Reunion Reading
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Tupelo Press 30/30 and Conference Alumni Project Reunion Reading

We are delighted to host our third annual Alumni Reunion Reading for 30/30 and Conference alums. Every Tupelo Press alumn attending the AWP is welcome to join us to support one another, to share the book sale table, and meet one another. This event is open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in learning more about our press and this seven year long project! The reading is at 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 28th, in the Copeland Commons at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215

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Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Friends of Mystery Welcomes Chuck Caruso, Curtis Chen, and Jennifer Wolfe!

Panel: Chuck Caruso, Curtis Chen, and Jennifer Wolfe!

The panel discussion will explore the similarities and differences in the work of these three talented, distinctive authors.

Please join us at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St., Portland, Oregon 97215. The event is free and open to the public. A social time with refreshments begins at 7:00 pm, with the program beginning at 7:30 pm. Free parking is available in the block across from the entrance. Bus line #15 will drop you off right by the door.

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