Today Michael Heald of Perfect Day publishing and I talk to Paul Martone of Late Night Library. We talk about the Portland reading scene, small press debuts, and avoiding each other in Nicaragua.
“Hey, remember how we were going to get all those writers and musicians together in a room, get them drunk, and give them a few minutes on a microphone ? Well — THIS! is happening.
ALL LOCAL, ALL FREE.
SEPT 9 & 10 @ THE WOODS. PDX.
Jon Raymond | Lidia Yuknavitch | Tom Bissell | Emily Chenoweth | Kevin Sampsell | B. Frayn Masters | Vanessa Vaselka | Zachary Schomburg | Mary Rechner | Taylor Clark | Lisa Wells | Dan Deweese | Matt Love | Jay Nebel | James Gendron | Joseph Mains | Evan P. Schneider | A. Wolfe | A.M. O’Malley | Casey Jarman | Alison Hallett | Justin Hocking | Sarah Royal | M Dâ’Alessandro | Martha Grover | Michael Heald | and more TBA
Kind Of Like spitting | Point Juncture, WA | Archeology | Deer Or The Doe | Yeah Great Fine | IOA | Pigeons | Hurtbird | Brothers Young | Bright Archer | Team Evil | Awkward Energy | Petoskey | Paper/Upper/Cuts | DJ Papi Chulo | Cooky Parker | DJ Bill Portland | DJ Gigante | and more TBA
SPONSORED AND SUPPORTED BY:
The Woods | Pabst | Lucky Lab | Perfect Day Publishing | Poor Claudia | The Independent Publishing Resource Center | Nestucca Spit Press | Bedouin Books | Future Tense Books | Bad Blood Reading Series | Propeller Books”
“Readings Go Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Q&A with the creators of This! Fest.
This! Fest, a new literature and music festival, this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, with readings from more than 26 prominent Portland writers and 18 musical performances.”