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City Guide

by Lee Montgomery

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Lee Montgomery, associate publisher and editorial director of Tin House Books, moved to Portland, Oregon, twelve years ago but never meant to stay. It was a charming Victorian house, the rain and clouds, and the energy of the places featured in this guide that compelled the writer in her to hunker down and take advantage of a city brimming with literary offerings.

Upcoming Events

Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Performance/Book signing
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
September 8, 2014 - 7:30pm

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Conferences and Residencies

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Portland, Oregon
Residency
Sisters, Oregon
Conference
Dufur, Oregon United States

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From Grants and Awards

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From the Directory of Writers

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From the Magazine

by Alex Dimitrov

May/June 2013

Portland, Oregon-based Octopus Books and Tin House Books join forces to collaborate on a new poetry series that carves out a space for a new audience and invigorates the city's poetry community.

by Staff

January/February 2012

In this regular feature, we offer a few suggestions for podcasts, apps, web tools, newsletters, museum shows, and gallery openings: a medley of literary curiosities for readers and writers on a budget.

by Staff

Andrew Proctor was recently named executive director of Literary Arts, the twenty-five-year-old nonprofit organization in Portland, Oregon. He will succeed Elizabeth Burnett, who resigned from the post in September 2008.

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Literary Places

Established in 1999, the Attic Institute offers writing workshops; five-month fellowships that provide guidance in both craft and publishing; and the Attic Atheneum, an annual certificate program...

The "City of Books," as the four-story flagship store in Portland, Oregon, is known, occupies an entire city block, and carries more than one million books. Each month, the Basil Hallward...

Anthology Booksellers is an independent used-book store specializing in used, out-of-print, and rare books in most fields. Owners Marilyn Stablein, a poet and essayist, and Gary Wilkie, a...

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