Wordstock - Portland's Annual Festival of the Book
October 3, 2013 – October 6, 2013
Web site: http://www.wordstockfestival.com/
Description: Book Fair - Over 200 national and regional authors from every genre read on several stages. Over 100 exhibitors with their latest books at the Portland Convention Center.
Children's Festival - The Children's Stage and the Target Children's Festival at Wordstock are filled with activities that are inspiring and exciting for kids of all ages. Storytelling workshops, interactive displays, book-making, puppet shows, and more. Onstage are exciting writers of books for children, tweens, and young adults working today.
Live Wire Radio Show - Special Wordstock edition of the popular public radio variety and vaudeville show. Past guests have included Harry Shearer, Peter Sagal, Lauren Weedman, John Wesley Harding, Shane Koyczan, Steve Almond, Jessical Abel, and Taylor Mali.
The Night of Literary Feasts - prominent authors, national and local, are invited to attend private dinners hosted by individuals or groups. This event is a benefit for writing education in Oregon's K-12 schools through the non-profit organization Community of Writers.
Workshops - Wordstock features writing workshops for both teachers and writers.
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