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Portland Wordstock

Time: November 7, 2008 at 10am to November 9, 2008 at 6pm
Location: Oregon Convention Center
Street: 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd
City/Town: Portland, OR
Website or Map: http://www.wordstockfestival.…
Event Type: Portland Writers Event
Organized By: Wordstock
Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2009

Event Description

Saturday, November 8th & Sunday, November 9th
Wordstock Book Fair
At The Portland Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Wordstock Book Fair is the centerpiece of the festival. All of the readings and panels at the festival will occur at the fair, and it is where all of our exhibitors booths will be displayed. You can click on the Saturday and Sunday schedules at left to see when your favorite authors will be performing, as well as when the various panel discussions. Tickets to the Book Fair are $5, and can be purchased at this site or at the door. Children 17 and under are free.

Other events during the week of Wordstock include:

Thursday, November 6th
Wordstock Superstar Poetry Slam Competition
At The Bagdad Theatre, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
9:00 PM
Sponsored by Portland Monthly magazine

Thursday, November 6th
Literary Arts Presents: W.S. Merwin
At The Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway
7:30 PM

Saturday, November 8th
IPRC Presents: The Text Ball
At The Leftbank Building, 240 N Broadway
Cocktails At 6:00 PM
Ball At 7:00 PM

Saturday, November 8th
Live Wire Presents: The 4th Live Wire Wordstock Extravaganza
At The Aladdin Theatre, 3116 SE 11th Ave.
8:00 PM

Sunday, November 9th
Literary Arts Presents: The Oregon Book Awards
At The Portland Art Museum's Mark Building, 1219 SW Park Ave.
7:30 PM

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