Bright Lights

Branding Oregon

Dan Wieden spoke at the Bright Lights discussion series on February 8. He discussed recent work from Wieden + Kennedy, one of the nation’s top creative firms in the ad business (and one of the largest remaining independent ones), as well as philanthropy

03/02/2010

Now Read This

Without Mercy

Lisa Jackson's new novel, Without Mercy, is a fiction kick back to her time in the Pacific Northwest.

02/15/2010 By Amber Villa-Zang

Mudroom

Atheist on the Rocks

For more than two years, infamous atheist Christopher Hitchens has made good sport debating those who believe in God. His rapier wit and merciless debate style pack houses across the country. But after his January lecture for Literary Arts--a dinner at Bl

02/04/2010 By Randy Gragg

Article

Bright Lights, European City

Portland State University president Wim Wiewel spoke at the Bright Lights city design discussion series on January 11. Wiewel discussed his vision for PSU's future and contemplated his time in Portland so far. Listen to the complete conversation here.

02/03/2010

NOW READ THIS

The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

We review Myrlin A. Hermes's take on _Hamlet_, where Horatio finds himself falling for the Prince of Denmark.

12/16/2009 By Veronica Martin

30 Seconds With…

Tom Krattenmaker

_Portland Monthly_ sits down with Tom Krattenmaker to discuss the way evangelical Christianity permeates athletics.

11/09/2009

Literary Life

Oregon Book Awards: Honors Highlight Dark Horses

Politician edges out Skloot, Gaston and Gwartney with his nonfiction legal offering

10/27/2009 By Helyn Trickey

FICTION

The Grocery Store Cart

With her short story "The Grocery Store Cart," Marian Pierce won the 2009 short fiction competition of the Wordstock book and literary festival. Chosen by Oregon writer Barry Lopez, this story won her $1,000 and publication in Portland Monthly.

09/10/2009 By Marian Pierce

WINTER READING

"Calendar Girl, Arrested. Freed"

The winner of this year's Wordstock short-fiction contest is the story of an infatuated reporter and a mysterious girl who lives in a mall.

05/19/2009 By Kurt Rheinheimer

5 MINUTES WITH…

Paul Krugman

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Book Review

Horse Suspense

Molly Gloss’s new novel tells a warmhearted tale of a coolheaded, bronco-busting Oregon gal.

05/19/2009 By Kaasten Alonso

Write On, Bro

A Farewell to One

Portland embraces collaborative creativity with New York City-style writers' rooms.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

Portland's best tunes, reads, and more

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

5 MINUTES WITH…

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice

Gardening

Perennial Favorites

When lovers of salvias and slime molds crave a good book, they turn to horticultural publisher Timber Press.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis