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January 2016

Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Meetup

January 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 United States

Through writing prompts and collage, explore and rediscover the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves. The meetup will read excerpts from stories and memoirs, and then share the work we write together, either stories or essays. Participants will leave with a collection of prose pieces, or perhaps the start of a longer project.

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$10.00

Why There Are Words Reading Series: 6th Anniversary!!

January 14, 2016 @ 7:15 pm
Studio 333, 333 Caledonia St.
Sausalito, CA United States

Why There Are Words celebrates its sixth anniversary with a special show featuring brilliant authors with books published by brilliant independent presses. The readers include: Carmiel Banasky, Molly Giles, Margaret Malone, Genanne Walsh, Robert Thomas, Joshua Mohr, Natalie Serber, and Colin Winnette.

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$320.00

Personal Essay Workshop

January 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 United States

You've got a story, a topic to explore, an observation, a memory and, best of all, a completely distinctive point of view—yours. In this course we will explore ways convert the messiness of life into an essay that impacts readers with the same vigor and vitality as our lived experiences have affected us. For our stories to be interesting to a reader, they must connect the truth we discover about ourselves with a larger truth. We will work literary tools…

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$150.00

The Stories We Carry

January 23, 2016 - January 24, 2016
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States

We will begin by mapping the marks, scars and memories we carry on our bodies. Through writing prompts and collage, we will explore and rediscover the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves. We will read excerpts from stories and memoirs, and then share to the work we write together, either stories or essays. Students will leave with a collection of prose pieces, or perhaps the start of a longer project.

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A Fiction Reading by Natalie Serber

January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lewis & Clark, 0615 SW Palatine Road
Portland, OR United States

Please come join me. I will be reading from my novel in progress and I'd love to see you and share my work. Natalie Serber is the author of Shout Her Lovely Name, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) a New York Times Notable Book of 2012, a summer reading selection from O, the Oprah Magazine, and an Oregonian Top 10 Book of the Pacific Northwest. Community Chest, (Two Sylvias Press), a memoir, was released in the fall of 2015. Her fiction has…

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February 2016

Writing About the Body: A Reading w/Jay Ponteri, Natalie Serber & You!

February 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States

Writing about the Body celebrates Natalie Serber's new nonfiction book, "Community Chest." Along with Natalie's reading, Jay Ponteri and other writers (via Open Microphone!) will share writings about the body and from the body.

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March 2016

Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Meetup

March 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 United States

Through writing prompts and collage, explore and rediscover the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves. The meetup will read excerpts from stories and memoirs, and then share the work we write together, either stories or essays. Participants will leave with a collection of prose pieces, or perhaps the start of a longer project.

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April 2016
$325.00

Personal Essay Workshop

April 5, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
The Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 United States

Come and join me for an eight week workshop. We'll write together, share our work, read great essays and develop a community.

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Plonk Reading Series

April 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Corkscrew Wine Bar, 1665 SE Bybee St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States

Come raise a glass of wine and listen to some wonderful readers. I'd love to have a chance to say hello!

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Personal Essay Workshop

April 12, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
The Attic Institute of Arts and Letters, 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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