Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium

Seeking Indie Press Lovers with Free Time for Cozy Afternoons and Free Labor!

October 07, 2007: Idle hands are the devil's tools, so why not use your super powers for the greater good? We're looking for a handful of talented, creative, folks to help us conquer evil and get some chores done...

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Zinesters Talking

October 04, 2007: Check it out! Did you know that Multnomah County Library not only has a zine collection, but hosts a zinester reading series?! Read about it here.

Nicole Georges Does Sister Spit PDX Style

October 01, 2007: Sister Spit 

Friday, October 12th 7 p.m.
All-girl Spoken Word Roadshow
Someday Lounge
125 nw 5th ave

Featuring Michelle Tea, Texta Queen, Tara Jepsen, Meliza Banales, Chelsea Starr, Kat Marie Yoas and Dexter Flowers !!!! Plus special guests Mary Christmas and Nicole J. Georges! 

Loggernaut Reading Series

October 01, 2007: Loggernaut Reading Series
Wednesday, October 10, 7:30pm
Mississippi Studios
3939 N. Mississippi, Portland, Oregon
Diana Abu-Jaber, Rebecca Brown, and Ehud Havazelet

I've been meaning to check out the Loggernaut reading series, and I think it's finally going to happen next week, as they're hosting one of my favorite authors, Rebecca Brown

Rock 'N' Roll Camp Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction with Carrie Brownstein!

October 01, 2007: Thursday October 25th, 2007
Childpeace Center
Portland, Oregon

Announcing a benefit feast for the Rock'n'Roll Camp for Girls, prepared by the world-class restaurant Simpatica and featuring a special solo performance by Carrie Brownstein of the late great Sleater-Kinney. All proceeds will directly benefit the rock camp!

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Sm[art] Art Show & Silent Auction Benefiting Bitch Magazine

Reading Frenzy Picks for Wordstock 2007!

October 01, 2007: Here's an highly biased and incomplete look at the author's we're excited to see this weekend at Wordstock 2007!

FRIDAY, November 9th:

  • If you're a teacher you're in luck -- Dave Eggers is the keynote speaker for Wordstock for Teachers (a two-day accredited writing workshop)

SATURDAY, November 10th:

SUNDAY, November 11th:

Seeking Submissions for Cheap Art & Craft Show!

October 01, 2007: Dear Local Artists & Crafters,

Reading Frenzy is currently seeking submissions for our annual Cheap Art & Craft Show! After more than a decade of cheap art $50 and under, we're upping the ante to $100. Here are the kind of items we're looking for:

  • Small original works
  • Prints
  • Artist books
  • Paper goods (cards, stationery, journals)
  • Objet d'art
  • Small housewares
  • Toys
  • Jewelry
  • Hats, bags and other accessories
  • Candles (no synthetic scents!)

Things we are not looking for:

  • Imports and mass produced items
  • Edibles
  • Cosmetics
  • Clothing (would consider some baby/kid items)

Please email us with descriptions, images, and prices for your work. Price limit is $100. We'll get back to you with an order if we feel it's a good fit. Deadline for submissions is November 23rd. Deliver deadline is Monday, December 3rd. Work is consigned for the month of December. We pay 60% of retail price. Returns and payment available in early January.