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Literary Road Trip
A free festival this weekend shows off the almost-complete mural and includes a poetry contest and Birdman screening.
The Portland author's latest book hits shelves April 5.
Pop Culture Deep Dive
The fuss around To Paradise, the third novel from the controversial author of A Little Life, distills our troubled relationship with fiction.
Q & A
The latest from the Oregon author follows a string of missing people to a reclusive community buried deep in the forest.
White Salmon–based writer Michelle Nijhuis talks her latest book, the problematic history of the conservation movement, and what living off the grid taught her.
In How to be Golden, author Paula Bernstein discusses the beloved actress's magnetism and the lessons we might learn from her long career.
National names like Brandon Taylor and Maggie Nelson will join local heavy-hitters like Willy Vlautin and Emilly Prado for a hybrid virtual/in-person bonanza.
Kelly Williams Brown had a terrible 700 days. In a new memoir, she talks about how paper folding helped her through it.
"Maria tossed her hair out of her face and sat up with a jerk. She leaned forward, distorting her image on the screen. Her lips became pale, and her left eye...
Guadalupe García McCall
"Stomping-boot-by-stomping-boot, Niyi cracked down the sidewalk. At the pink house with blue trim, he bent forward to smell the pine tree smell, as his baba ...
Olufunke Grace Bankole
From dystopian novels to nihilistic comedy to multi-continental short stories, we bring you our favorites from local authors from the past 5 years.
Spring Arts: The Essentials
The shows and events we love this month.
The James Beard–award winning author and host of the Netflix's Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat comes to Revolution Hall on Monday, March 11.
And it’s earning her rave reviews. We caught up with the award-winning Gina Ochsner before her Powell’s reading on Wednesday.
At 85, she may be Portland’s greatest writer. She may also be the fiercest.
ON OUR BOOKSHELF
Margaret Wittenberg's newly revised "Essential Good Food Guide" delivers the facts behind the fads for healthy eating at home.
The author and breakfast buff banters about the second edition of his book, Breakfast in Bridgetown, and gives insider tips on where and what to eat now.
We Portlanders like to call ours a literary city. The trouble is, we have a hard time putting our money where our mouths are.