From dystopian novels to nihilistic comedy to multi-continental short stories, we bring you our favorites from local authors from the past 5 years.
The Portland science-fiction author will be honored on the 33rd stamp in the series, joining James Baldwin, Flannery O'Connor, and others.
Q & A
The duos new book Mending Life walks newbie sewers through the process of mending their clothing in visible, stylish ways.
One Long River of Song, Doyle’s posthumous essay collection, comes out December 3.
Jessica Murphy Moo
Unforeseen, out July 16, assembles 17 engrossing tales by the longtime Portland author.
The Portland-based author of Swamplandia returns with Orange World.
In To the Bridge, Portland author Nancy Rommelmann attempts to comprehend an incomprehensible crime.
The Portland literary legend, renowned for her science fiction and fantasy, died this week at 88.
The Glaciers novelist shakes things up.
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!
Ramona DeNies and Megan Haverman
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.
BRAND SPANKIN' NEW
Portland-based womenswear designer Alyson Clair publishes her first book this month—and it's already a top seller for sewing enthusiasts.
READ EM AND EAT
Discover the history behind the city's most esteemed food carts from Portland-based food truck fan Steven Shomler in his new book.
The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.
Next week, Fertile Ground Festival will present more than 60 performance works. We asked playwrights, "What’s your favorite line?" and they h...
Edited by Claudia La Rocco.
Claudia La Rocco
Novelist Pauls Toutonghi recounts last week’s Portland Arts & Lectures, which featured Elizabeth Strout and announced Oregon Book Award finalists.
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...