BOOKS

Alexis Smith on Her New Post-Earthquake Mystery

The Glaciers novelist shakes things up.

05/19/2016 By Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 10–13

XOXO, Portland! Also heating up the weekend: Brandi Carlile, Ursula Le Guin, Salman Rushdie, comics Russell Peters and Jessimae Pelsuo—and so much more (at) TBA!

09/10/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Megan Haverman

BOOKS

Franzen and Rushdie and Jong, Oh My! See them in PDX this Month

There's a slew of high profile, heavy hitting writers in town this month for readings. Wondering which to attend, and whether you're a natural fit for team Joy or team Jonathan? We can help.

09/08/2015 By Fiona McCann

BRAND SPANKIN' NEW

Local Designer Adds Bestselling Sewing Author to Her Resume

Portland-based womenswear designer Alyson Clair publishes her first book this month—and it's already a top seller for sewing enthusiasts.

05/29/2014 By Eden Dawn

READ EM AND EAT

New Book Explores Portland Food Cart Stories

Discover the history behind the city's most esteemed food carts from Portland-based food truck fan Steven Shomler in his new book.

04/22/2014 By Brooke Bass

BOOKS

Expanded Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

01/08/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

oh, snap.

Fertile Ground One-Liners

Next week, Fertile Ground Festival will present more than 60 performance works. We asked playwrights, "What’s your favorite line?" and they h...

01/12/2012 By Anne Adams

Article

TBA 2011: PNCA Students Describe Daisey

Edited by Claudia La Rocco.

09/19/2011 By Claudia La Rocco

personality plus

Henry Rollins at Alberta Rose

03/31/2011 By Anne Adams

books

Sarah Vowell at Bagdad

03/29/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

An evening with Portland Arts & Lectures

Novelist Pauls Toutonghi recounts last week’s Portland Arts & Lectures, which featured Elizabeth Strout and announced Oregon Book Award finalists.

01/28/2011 By The Culturegang

Interview

5 questions for: JON HART, an eater.shopper extraordinaire

The frequent eat.shop portland contributor gets candid about the culinary scene in the City of Roses and the City of Lights, and why he’s the guy to ga...

12/17/2010 By Anna Sachse

phile under: books

Portland Zine Symposium

08/27/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: space exploration

Mary Roach Visits Portland!

The author of Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, fittingly appears the same evening as the Perseid Meteor Shower.

08/12/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: comic con 2010

5 Questions with Brandon Seifert

On the cusp of Comic Con, the writer of Witch Doctor discusses his series’ new-found bargaining power.

07/21/2010 By Anne Adams