Notably in Portland this week: Rebecca Makkai reads at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, Deborah Reed celebrates her book launch party at Ristretto Roasters, you can catch a Saturday afternoon poetry reading at Glyph Cafe & Arts Space, and Stonehenge Studios hosts its monthly reading followed by an open mic, featuring Paulann Petersen, Laura Lehew, and Liz Nakawa. More as always at The Rumpus.

Notable Historical Events that I wrote about these past two weeks:

Aside from this, I’d like to let you know about my next reading, set for Sunday, July 26th @ 5 p.m. at Valentine’s in downtown Portland. More info here.