Broadway Books’ 30th Anniversary, Daniel James Brown, Christopher Moore: 18 Literary Events in Oregon

Broadway Books Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary Saturday promised visitors a new Broadway Books custom puzzle, a photo book, cupcakes, contests, “a very special sale” and more.

Owners Sally McPherson (left, above) and Kim Bissell also wrote in their newsletter that anyone wearing a Broadway Books T-shirt or hoodie today at the Northeast Portland store “qualifies for a special bonus!”

Related: At Broadway Books they are ‘proud of 25 years’ of community building

Broadway Books is located at 1714 NE Broadway, Portland.

Here are more literary events for March 14-20.

Chef and TikToker Kenneth MacLeod presents his new cookbook, “The Hebridean Baker: Recipes and Wee Stories from the Scottish Islands.” 3 p.m. May 14, Barnes & Noble, Lloyd Center, Portland.

Oregon poets John L. Miller and Nathan Fryback and poet Tara L. carnes give a lecture. May 14, 4 pm, via De Poeziebox. Sign up here.

Oregon Authors Steve ForresterJane Kirkpatrick and Greg Nokes present their book “Eminent Oregonians: Three Who Matter.” 2pm May 15, Lakeside Center of the Mennonite Village, 2180 54th Ave SE, Albany. (Read about the book.)

Filmmaker Charles Chavis Jr. will screen his film about a lynching, “Hidden in Full View: Out of the Archive, Racist Plans Are Laid Bare”, and discuss his book “The Silent Shore: The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State” ,” at two events: May 16 at 5:30 PM, Ecotrust Building, 721 NW Ninth Ave., Portland, and May 17 at 6:30 PM, University of Oregon, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall, Room 180. A virtual version of the display and book launch starts on May 17 at 12 noon; Register here.

Author and illustrator for children Nikki McClure presents her new picture book ‘Old Wood Boat’. 11 a.m. May 17, via Green Bean Books. Look here.

Writer Christopher Moore presents his new novel, “Razzmatazz.” 7pm May 17, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.

Writer Putsata Reang discusses her new memoir, ‘Ma and Me’, with the author of Portland Omar El Akkkadic† 7 p.m. May 17, Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.

Writer Daniel James Brown discusses his gripping historical story “Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II” with Tom Ikeda, former executive director of the Seattle nonprofit Densho. May 18, 5 p.m., via Powell’s Books. Register here.

Portland author Shawn Levy presents his latest pop culture book, “In on the Joke: The Original Queens of Standup Comedy.” 6:30 p.m. May 18, Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway, Portland; masks requested. (Levy is the former film critic of The Oregonian.)

Writer Angela Garbes discusses her book “Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy” with Portland author Lydia Kiesling† 7 p.m. May 18, Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.

Writer Gabrielle German discusses her story collection “Family Album” with author Rodrigo Fuentes† May 19, 5 p.m., via Powell’s Books. Register here.

New York Times reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns discuss their book “This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future” with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown† 6 p.m. May 19, Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.

Oregon author Miriam Forster presents her scholarly book “Sharks: A Mighty Bite-y History.” May 19, 7:00 p.m., via Annie Bloom’s Books. Register here.

Eugene author Lauren Kessler will showcase her latest book, “Free: Two Years, Six Lives, and the Long Journey Home,” at three upcoming performances: May 19, May 19, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., Eugene; 11:30 a.m. May 22, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., Eugene; 7 p.m. June 9, Dallas Public Library, 950 Main St., Dallas. (Read a Q&A with the author.)

The Clatskanie Arts Commission and the Clatskanie Library present the Raymond Carver Writing Festivalin honor of Carver’s connections to Clatskanie, where he was born on May 25, 1938. Events include a reception with an English instructor from Peninsula College Michael Mills at 6pm May 20 a review of Carver’s poetry and prose by Scappoose poet Elaine Nussbaum at 11:15 AM May 21 and a walking tour at 3:00 PM May 21; find a full program here.

Writer Adrian McKinty presents his thriller ‘Het Eiland’. 7 p.m. May 20, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.

poet Susan Rich discusses her new book, “Gallery of Postcards and Maps: New & Selected Poems,” with the Oregon poet John Sibley Williams† 19:00 May 20, Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington St., Portland.

awang@oregonian.com† Twitter: @ORAmyW

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