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Wordstock (Nov. 6-9)
there's no way you're gonna see it all.
you've got a literary sherpa
Tome Raider
An actual photo of the Tome Raider, sighted high in the Hindu Kush, reading Hermann Hesse.
WW Must-See Guide to Wordstock!
you've got other stuff to do.
highly recommended. (except where otherwise mentioned, all events are free and open to the public.)
Thursday
Poetry Slam:
(777 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 236-9234, wordstockfestival.com)
Saturday
Panel, Comics & Politics:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Trashman
ebel Visions
Dykes to Watch Out For
Ehud Havazelet:
(Room d-137, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Like Never Before
Bearing the Body
Laird Hamilton:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Force of Nature
Don Malarkey:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Band of Brothers
Easy Company Soldier
Live Wire Wordstock Extravaganza:
(3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., 233-1994, click here for tickets)
Sunday
Andre Dubus:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
House of Sand and Fog
Garden of Last Days
Brad Matsen:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Titanic's Last Secrets
William Least Heat-Moon:
(Exhibit Hall D, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE ML King Blvd., wordstockfestival.com)
Oregon Book Awards:
(1219 SW Park Ave., 227-2583, literary-arts.org)