Aug19Young Emerging Authors Book ReleaseTuesday, 7:00PM @ Sherman's Books, Lower Exchange Street, PortlandJoin us for a reading, signing, and Q&A with four amazing young authors, featuring fabulous new works of fiction:Hemingway’s Ghost by Noah WilliamsForced by Zahro HassanSleeping Through Thunder by Grace RobertsThe Road to Terrencefield by Henry SpritzThe Telling Room's Young Emerging Author (YEA) fellowship is a new Telling Room writing and publishing program that offers successful applicants the chance to plan, write, edit, design, and publish their own books in a single year. In weekly sessions at The Telling Room, fellows work collaboratively, writing and sharing their work, and independently with professionals in the writing and publishing industries, including authors, editors, agents, designers, and publishers. This event marks the launch of YEA's first set of books!
Aug28SlantThursday, 7:30PM @ Deering Oaks Park Bandstand, Portland
The Telling Room's Slant series returns to Deering Oaks Park with another installment of ten minute stories told from the heart–no notes, no props. "Wild" will feature five stories about wilderness, wildness, and the wild within us. This event is free and open to the public. Doors at 7:00 - arrive early to claim blanket space and order snacks or dinner from a local food truck.