Featuring: Stacy Bolt, Robin Romm, Margaret Malone, Colin Farstad & Liz Scott
Saturday, September 14th @ 7:00 p.m.Writers' Dojo7518 N. Chicago
Portland, OR 97203
of Portland’s talented writers will be reading from recent memoir and
non-fiction work. Come and listen while you kick back with your shoes
off at the Writer's Dojo in St. Johns. Suggested donation to the Dojo of
$2 - 5.
THE WHOLE TRUTH is funded in part by a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council.
is the author of the memoir Breeding in Captivity, which chronicles her
struggles to start a family. It was published by Globe Pequot Press in
September 2013. Stacy is also a frequent contributor to the OPB radio
show Live Wire and her writing has been featured in Portland Monthly
and Imbibe Magazine.
writing has appeared most recently in Coal City Review and The
Whistling Fire Journal. He is the editor of the short story anthology
The Frozen Moment: Contemporary Writers on the Moments that Change Our
by Publication Studios in December of 2011. Colin is
a graduate from Portland State University with a B.A. in English and
currently teaches with Tom Spanbauer in his weekly Dangerous Writing
workshop. He is a writer and free lance editor living in Portland,
Oregon where he recently finished his first novel The Four Month Summer.
Margaret Malone’s work has appeared in Oregon Humanities, The Missouri Review, Swink, Coal City Review, latimes.com
and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2011 Oregon Arts Commission
Individual Artist Fellowship and a 2009 Oregon Literary Fellowship from
Literary Arts. She is a co-host of the artist and literary gathering
SHARE and lately has been teaching writing at the Sitka Center and as a
visiting artist at Pacific Northwest College of Art.
is the author of two books. The Mother Garden (short stories) was a
finalist for the PEN USA Prize. The Mercy Papers: A Memoir of Three
Weeks was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, A San Francisco
Chronicle Best Book of the Year, and a Top Ten Nonfiction Book of the
Year according to Entertainment Weekly. Her work has appeared in The New
York Times, The Atlantic, The UK Observer, O Magazine, The Sun, Tin
House, One Story, and many other publications. She's a frequent
contributor to The New York Times Book Review, and teaches at the
lowresidency MFA program for Writers at Warren Wilson. She currently
lives in Portland, Oregon.
has been a psychologist in private practice for, well, forever. She is
co-author of the newly released book Lies: The Truth About the
Self-Deceptions That Limit Your Life and has had short stories published
in numerous literary journals. She is currently in the process of
wrestling with a memoir.