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Summer Workshop Reading Schedule
For us Portlanders, June is a cruel month. While the rest of the country bathes in rays of sunshine, we are forced to endure Fleet Week traffic, Kevin Durant’s march towards destiny (Oden!), and rain on our parade (literally). June is to Portland as Lane Pryce is to dealing with debt (spoiler alert).
Thank goodness for July then. Not only do we finally get to take our Pendeltons off, but we get to do so while listening to some of the best writers in the country read in an amazing amphitheater that overlooks a pond. Bam!
And what does this have to do with you, a selfish person might ask? Well, if you happen to find yourself in Portland during the week of July 8-14th, you too could experience the magic of the evening readings at the Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop. They are open to the public ($5 at the door) and commence at 8pm nightly.
For a sample of the magic, head over to our podcast page for a listen to some of the past readings that we have been lucky enough to host.
Sunday, July 8th
Reading and signing with Christopher R. Beha, Karen Karbo, & Wells Tower
Monday, July 9th
Reading and signing with Leni Zumas, Stephen Elliott, & Matthew Zapruder
Tuesday, July 10th
Reading and signing with Pauls Toutonghi, Dana Spiotta, & Antonya Nelson
Wednesday, July 11th
Reading and signing with Elissa Schappell, Melissa Stein, & Steve Almond
Thursday, July 12th
Reading and signing with Ann Hood, Anthony Doerr, & Jonathan Dee
Friday, July 13th
Reading and signing with Aimee Bender, Mary Szybist, & Robert Boswell
Saturday, July 14th
Reading and signing with D.A. Powell, Paul Harding, & Dorothy Allison