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Long Story Short
Earl Dizon, of NE Alberta’s Green Bean Books, talks Phantom Tollbooth, Agatha Christie, Anne of Green Gables, and library hopping.
A Kids Book About Anti-Asian Hate talks about what it means to be Asian American and how to use your voice to stand up to hatred.
Portland Monthly’s news editor talks with Portland-based author Lydia Kiesling about the late writer's enduring legacy.
The content in our queues, from Jaime Schmidt's Supermaker to Lana Del Rey's Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Portland Monthly Staff
YA author and Portlander Renée Watson on how meeting Ramona Quimby changed her life.
‘I’m just so sad. I think she becomes a little piece of you, and all of a sudden that little piece is gone, yet carries on, and I'm so grateful for what she's contributed. She brought a lot of joy to our family.’
From dystopian novels to nihilistic comedy to multi-continental short stories, we bring you our favorites from local authors from the past 5 years.
Portland creators are getting in on the boom.
The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.
Portland Monthly Staff
Corona for kids
A kids book about COVID-19 is available for download from the website—and it’s free.
The Disney+ original, based on books by cartoonist Stephen Pastis, premieres Friday.
James John Elementary doesn’t have a ton of wealthy parents. But the book-loving culture there runs deep.
Read-alouds on racism, feminism, money and more that you can't buy on Amazon.
Meet Klawde, Feline High Commander of the planet Lyttyrboks and protagonist of a new middle-grade series by Portland's Emily Chenoweth and New Jersey's Johnny Marciano.
A Portland couple—she's an illustrator; he's a children's book writer—pay tribute to 44.
From toddlers to tweens, a new hiking manual aims to inspire the next generation of trailblazers.
The Portlander talks research, the power of art, and the need for cultural respect when telling people's stories.
The recent crop boasts poetry, biographies, and a Mo Willems stamp of approval.
It's all about the kiddos.
The goalkeeper has four kids' books under his belt already, and he's finding fans.