Authors in Pubs

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Authors in Pubs is a 'First Thursday' event that brings local writers into a bar, restaurant, or wherever and allows them to share their work with the patrons. This helps boost the confidence of the writer by getting first hand feedback on his/her work. We started in September, 2011 and the crowd has steadily grown so that we recently moved to a larger venue. The show runs about one hour and we invite you to show up early and stay after to talk with the writers or possibly buy their book. If you would like to contribute at a future event, please contact me in advance about being added to our current stable of writers. thanks, Don

Contact Information

Host & MC: Don Van Kirk
503-452-1866 Event Phone

Current Venue

Joe's Cellar
1332 NW 21st Ave. (@ Pettygrove)
Portland, Oregon 97209
503-223-2851 Joe's Cellar

Full Bar till 2:30am, Parking Lot, Tri-Met Bus #17

Next Reading

Thursday, February 2nd, From: 8pm - 9pm
This months authors are:
Michael Mickow
Terry McLean
Introducing: Dan Leahy
and 'special guest' Bethany Weidner
Also returning for a 'Command Performance': Grant Keltner
Guest MC: Author, actor, dad & regular guy with a job:
Mr. Jonathan Ems
Every 'First Thursday' of the month Authors in Pubs will be present new authors to Portland and someday we may even publish a compilation of our stories. One of them could be yours. thanks, Don