2012 Portland Wordstock Festival | Poetry Slam, Live Wire Radio Show, Storytelling, Book Fair

From our sponsors at Wordstock:
2012 Portland Wordstock Festival2012 Portland Wordstock Festival
Thursday, October 11 – Sunday, October 14, 2012
Full Schedule of Events & Tickets at www.bewordstock.org

Poetry Slam Competition
Thursday, October 11, 7pm, $9.95
Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
More Info HERE

Live Wire! Show
Saturday, October 13, 8pm, $25-$35
Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Purchase Tickets at: www.livewireradio.org

Wordstock Book Fair
Saturday, October 13, 10am-6pm
Sunday, October 14, 10am-6pm
$7 one day / $10 both days / Free under 13 (ticket required)
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Blvd.
More Info: www.bewordstock.org

Wordstock is so much more than a book fair. It’s a weeklong, book-fueled bender taking over the Rose City. The whole thing starts with a poetry slam competition at the Bagdad Theater, before transforming the Oregon Convention Center into the Northwest’s largest literary festival.

At the main event, there’s tons of stuff to do for readers of all ages. Get a taste of over 195 authors from all genres, get down and dirty in experimental writing workshops and make special connections with authors at interactive panel discussions. You can even bring the kids to Little Word, the massive children’s area, where they can hear a few stories and even read a book to an adoptable dog! While you’re at it, you’ll want to tune in to a very special Wordstock edition of Live Wire!, Portland’s most popular radio variety show.

But wait, there’s more!

This year, Wordstock is featuring the Red Chair District, a scintillating peep show featuring erotic authors reading missed connections, a sexy photobooth and female-friendly toy boutique She Bop.

Come see all this and more at the Northwest’s most exciting literary festival, Wordstock!

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