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You’re invited to Raise Your Pen 2022, Write Around Portland’s signature fall fundraising event!

After two years online, we’re thrilled to announce the return of everyone’s favorite literary bash! Please join us on October 21 for a magical night of poetry, inspiring stories, fun activities, delicious bites from Erica’s Soul Food, and a special appeal to support our one-of-a-kind literary programs.


Oregon Contemporary
8371 N Interstate Ave, Portland OR 97217


Friday, October 21, 2022
Doors at 5:30pm | Program begins at 7:00pm 


Suggested cost: $60.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds.



Catering provided by:


Wine provided by:

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors: