Events

Events

E.g., 2018-02-21
E.g., 2018-02-21
  • Mar
    06
    Bullets into Bells: Book Event
    Tuesday, 7:00PM to 8:30PM @ Portland Public Library, Rhines Auditorium

    Join The Telling Room March 6th at Portland Public Library's Rines Auditorium for a remarkable book event to discuss the role of writers in responding to critical social issues. "Bullets into Bells" is a powerful call to end gun violence in America. The Telling Room will host anthology editor and poet Brian Clements, anthology contributors Richard Blanco and Judi Richardson, and a few TR student writers for a discussion about how to respond to social injustice through writing.

    Tickets are free through the ticketing link. Only 150 available so reserve them early!

    Register Here

  • Mar
    20
    Young Writers & Leaders Personal Narrative Reading
    Tuesday, 4:00PM to 6:00PM @ Portland Museum of Art, Bernard Osher Auditorium

    The students in The Telling Room's Young Writers and Leaders program perform a live reading of their chapbook of personal narratives at The Portland Museum of Art's Bernard Osher Auditorium. 

    This three-day reading features 45 international students from five area high schools; Portland, Deering, Casco Bay, South Portland. They bring us stories from Afghanistan, Angola, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jamaica, Kuwait, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, United States, and Vietnam.

    We hope you'll join us for true stories about love, loss, fear, bravery, vulnerability, and discovery from some of Portland's most critical young voices.

  • Mar
    21
    Young Writers & Leaders Personal Narrative Reading
    Wednesday, 4:00PM to 6:00PM @ Portland Museum of Art, Bernard Osher Auditorium

    The students in The Telling Room's Young Writers and Leaders program perform a live reading of their chapbook of personal narratives at The Portland Museum of Art's Bernard Osher Auditorium. 

    This three-day reading features 45 international students from five area high schools; Portland, Deering, Casco Bay, South Portland. They bring us stories from Afghanistan, Angola, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jamaica, Kuwait, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, United States, and Vietnam.

    We hope you'll join us for true stories about love, loss, fear, bravery, vulnerability, and discovery from some of Portland's most critical young voices.

  • Mar
    22
    Young Writers & Leaders Personal Narrative Reading
    Thursday, 4:00PM to 6:00PM @ Portland Museum of Art, Bernard Osher Auditorium

    The students in The Telling Room's Young Writers and Leaders program perform a live reading of their chapbook of personal narratives at The Portland Museum of Art's Bernard Osher Auditorium. 

    This three-day reading features 45 international students from five area high schools; Portland, Deering, Casco Bay, South Portland. They bring us stories from Afghanistan, Angola, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jamaica, Kuwait, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, United States, and Vietnam.

    We hope you'll join us for true stories about love, loss, fear, bravery, vulnerability, and discovery from some of Portland's most critical young voices.

  • Apr
    10
    Show & Tell: A Literary Spectacular
    Tuesday, 7:30PM to 9:00PM @ The State Theatre, Portland, ME
    It's our brand new spring fundraiser: 
     
     
    Show & Tell, being held at the State Theatre, replaces our beloved Glitterati as our primary fundraiser in support of our free writing programs for Maine youth. The 90-minute literary cabaret will showcase stories across mediums from a variety of storytellers including writer Andre Dubus III, singer-songwriter Josh Ritter,  novelist Paula McClain, and local teen poet Zainab Almatwari. Humorist John Hodgman and hip-hop artist Jean Grae will emcee the evening.
     
    We believe Show & Tell will represent our innovative, creative approach and will reflect our belief in the power of story.  You can learn more about the event and these featured guests by following the link below.
     

    Find out more!