Friday Night Book Market

Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR

Enjoy a preview of the book market and discussions with publishers!

Storytime: I Cannot Draw a Bicycle

The Judy Kafoury Center for Youth Arts (The Judy) 1000 SW Broadway T100, Portland, OR

Award-winning author and illustrator Charise Mericle Harper creates a laugh-out-loud picture book about making something out of nothing and the power of imagination.

Think Out Loud: I Must Be Dreaming

Portland'5 Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR

Dave Miller, host of OPB Radio's Think Out Loud, interviews award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast about her new graphic narrative, exploring the surreal nighttime world inside her mind-and untangling one of our most enduring human mysteries: dreams.

America Fantastica: Tim O’Brien

First Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) 1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR

An American Master returns: Tim O'Brien delivers his first new novel in two decades, a brilliant and rollicking odyssey, in which a bank robbery sparks “a satirical romp through a country plagued by deceit." Interviewed by Steph Opitz.

Fight for Your Rights: Kelly McWilliams & Elizabeth Rusch

Portland Parks Foundation Park Stage 1010 SW Park Ave, Portland, 97205

Kelly McWilliam debut novel explores cancel culture, anger, and grief, and challenges the romanticization of America’s racist past with humor and heart. Elizabeth Rusch tells the gripping inside story of the ongoing landmark federal climate change lawsuit. Moderated by Megan Savage.

Wild West: Breena Bard & Rosanne Parry

The Judy Kafoury Center for Youth Arts (The Judy) 1000 SW Broadway T100, Portland, OR

An inspiring and moving graphic novel, Breena Bard's graphic novel follows climate change through the eyes of one middle-school girl who’s eager to turn her anger into action. In Rosanne Parry's novel, exiled from his band, a young, wild horse must find his way across treacherous terrain to reunite with his family after being captured for the Pony Express. Moderated by Jonathan Hill.

Intimacy: Anis Mojgani & Charif Shanahan

Portland'5 Brunish Theatre 111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

Anis Mojgani's verses create the yearning for rebirth, thriving love—a love of self and tenderness in a sorrowful world. Charif Shanahan articulates the need we all share for real intimacy and connection, and proves, time and again, that the true cost of our separateness is the love that our survival requires. Moderated by Mindy Nettifee.

Culture & Politics: Santi Elijah Holley & Mitchell S. Jackson

The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR

The long overdue story of the Shakurs, persistent fighters in the U.S. struggle for racial justice, and one of the most prominent, influential and fiercely creative families in recent history. Author Santi Elijah Holley will be interviewed by OPB reporter Prakruti Bhatt. Equal parts photo-rich lookbook, and cultural commentary, Mitchell S. Jackson's new book is the story of the extraordinary intersection of high fashion and basketball, from the league's inception to today, and celebrates the iconic style of NBA athletes. Jackson will be interviewed by OPB reporter Paul Marshall.

Mythologies: Stephanie Adams-Santos & Megan Kamalei Kakimoto

PAM Miller Gallery 1119 SW Park Ave, Portland, United States

Stephanie Adams-Santos's incantatory long poem draws the reader into a dreamworld where the barrier between life and death grows porous, populated by ancestors and spirits. Megan Kamalei Kakimoto's debut story collection is a blazing, bodily, raucous journey through contemporary Hawaiian identity and womanhood. Moderated by Kayla Kumari Upadhyahya.

Storytime: Penguin and Ollie

The Judy Kafoury Center for Youth Arts (The Judy) 1000 SW Broadway T100, Portland, OR

Salina Yoon's beloved Penguin is always ready for new adventures with new friends!