Let me just give you a just a taste of the amazing readings we have in line this week:

Thursday 7/17: 

  • The Newer York magazine hosts PDX Literary Madhouse, a night of live music, readings, free Rorshach tests, and even a chance to have someone write you a fictional bio. Readings by Andry Valetine, Sidra Quin, Brad Garber, Erica Sklar, Michael Magnes, A.M. O’Malley, Manuel Abreu, Richard Penner, John Mortara, Sara Woods, and Damien Miles-Pualson. Literary Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.
  • Anthony Doerr reads from his latest book, All The Light We Cannot See (May 2014). Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
  • Join Trevor Dodge, author of the new collection of flash fictions, The Laws of Average (May 2014), in conversation with Portland writer Lidia YuknavitchPowell’s on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.
  • The Tin House Summer Writers Workshop welcomes Kelly Link, Mary Ruefle, and Antonya Nelsonfor tonight’s reading. Reed College Amphitheatre, 8 p.m., $5.

You need to see the rest of this week over at The Rumpus because the line up is amazing and I’d be sad for you if you missed it