Emily Powell isn't sure when Portland's most iconic business will be able to reopen
— or what book buying will look like when it does. July 18, 2020
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," National Book Award-winning poet Nikky Finney gives a powerful performance of her poetry and explains her drive to speak truth beautifully.
July 13, 2020
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features Cornelius Eady's talk from a Portland Arts & Lectures event in 2002, hosted by Literary Arts in Portland, Oregon.
July 6, 2020
As Black booksellers race to meet increased demand for books about race and justice, many are dealing with complicated, sometimes painful feelings about what the new business means.
June 29, 2020
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Tommy Orange shares his non-linear journey to becoming a writer and the inspiration behind his award-winning debut novel, "There There."
June 1, 2020
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," we remember renowned playwright Terrence McNally who died of complications from COVID-19 in March 2020. In this talk, McNally discusses his career in theatre and the crucial artistic inspiration and support he received along the way.
May 4, 2020
Mojgani succeeds poet Kim Stafford, who has held the position since 2018.
April 27, 2020
We've thrown in a brief (sometimes abstract) synopsis, page length, fun facts and even queried some of OPB's familiar contributors to help curate your new reading splendor.
April 25, 2020
The rapidly-moving coronavirus has closed schools across Oregon. Parents, what questions do you have?
March 17, 2020
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," journalist and bestselling author, Susan Orlean, talks about what topics spark her interest and her process of writing "The Library Book."
March 11, 2020