I’m still earning my Portland literary street cred, y’all. Case in point: somehow, even though I’ve been in Portland for a handful of years now, this year was my first Wordstock. For folks not in the know, Wordstock is Portland’s massive literary festival. Or, one of them, anyway: just last month, we had the Pacific NorthwestContinue reading “Wordstock 2015”
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The Portland release party: photos!
Portland, Oregon, is my home, a city I love like no other. And last night, my city loved me back. We had the Hagridden release party at the Independent Publishing Resource Center, a very cool DIY printing workshop/zine library/classroom/event space/living museum of all things indie publishing. And yes, we had the books by the bar andContinue reading “The Portland release party: photos!”
I’m reading at Smallpressapalooza #7
Another reading in Portland, Oregon, so apologies to any readers not lucky enough to live in the vicinity of my beautiful city. But this one’s a big one, so if you’re anywhere within driving (or, hell, flying) distance, it’ll be worth the trip. I’m talking about the seventh annual Smallpressapalooza, hosted by Powell’s City ofContinue reading “I’m reading at Smallpressapalooza #7”
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See also: Photo blog 82, “First rose of the year.”
Ampersand West Coast Invasion!
So, this is happening: Portland, Oregon, at the Blue Monk, Sept. 18 at 8 pm. The very, very cool indie press Ampersand Books is hosting killer literature readings by Carrie Seitzinger, Hannah Pass, Gabriel Blackwell, Hobie Anthony, Jamalieh Haley, and — that’s right, folks — ME. That’s awesome. But wait, there’s more! The always excellent Dena Rash Guzman and Reuben Nisenfeld will beContinue reading “Ampersand West Coast Invasion!”
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“Oh, how my momma needs a comma.*” Punctuation art at the Jeld-Wen Field stop on the Portland MAX line, Portland, OR, 28 May 2012. My wife and I went out to the Rose Gardens in Portland for Memorial Day. On our way home, we transferred from the bus to the MAX light rail, and I spotted theseContinue reading “Photo blog 83”
Photo blog 82
Photo blog 74
I got caught taking this picture. My father was amused, and since I had the camera ready, I took that picture, too. I actually like it better: