Add this to your list of Portland reading and writing resources: Soapstone is a grassroots organization whose mission is to bring people together to celebrate and support the work of women writers. Among other activities, Soapstone provides grants to support short-term study groups focusing on the work of women writers.
Coming up this Fall: Reading Grace Paley's Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry, led by the Attic's own Natalie Serber and Reading Virginia Woolf's Nonfiction, led by Judith Barrington. The fee is $75; scholarships are available. Each group is limited to 16. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and a check made out to Soapstone, 622 SE 29th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214. The workshop schedule follows, and visit Soapstone for further information.
Reading Virginia Woolf's Nonfiction, led by Judith Barrington
Four Saturday mornings, 10 to 1
September 15, 22, 29 and October 6
Reading Grace Paley's Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry, led by Natalie Serber
Four Saturday mornings, 10:30 to 1:30
October 20, 27, November 3 and 10