Lit Rock

Portland’s musical and literary worlds collide at This! Fest.

New literary and music festival This! Fest debuts at the Woods in Sellwood this Friday and Saturday, with readings from more than two dozen prominent Portland writers, ranging from the established    More
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 MAGGIE SUMMERS

Them's Fightin' Words

Portland writers talk smack before Literary Death Match.


Arts & Books
Literary Death Match is an author reading that packs a punch. The goal is simple: to join writing and comedy in literary matrimony over the course of one raucous evening. Co-created by Todd Zuniga, founding editor of Opium Magazine, the reading series has spread to 37 cities around the world and will be making its second visit to Portland by pitting four established local writers in a battle of words ...   More
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 EMILEE BOOHER

TOME RAIDER LIVE: Shock of the New

Each week, WW writer John Minervini brings you the latest in book reviews, author Q&A's and Portland literary gossip. Click here to join the Tome Raider mailing list. - 'Do you deal in haunted mattresses?' - 'How haunted?' he asked. - Riley Michael Parker That quotation just about set the tone for last Thursday's (Oct. 30) zinester reading at swanky Southeast Tapas Bar the Maiden. ...   More
Monday, November 3, 2008 JOHN MINERVINI


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