Events are free and virtual unless otherwise noted. For in-person events, assume that masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test may be required.
food writer Kristina Cho will do a cooking demonstration and sign copies of her book “Mooncakes and Milk Bread: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by Chinese Bakeries.” 10 a.m. March 12, Portland Farmers Market, 1717 SW Park Ave., Portland.
oregon authors jeff fearside, Dede Montgomery and Evan Morgan-Williams presented a panel on “The Art and Craft of Short-Story Collections.” Noon March 12, via West Linn Public Library. Register here.
portland author Kesha Ajose Fisher presents her Oregon Book Award-winning story collection, “No God Like the Mother.” 1 p.m. March 12, Springfield Public Library, 225 Fifth St., Springfield. Virtual option available; join here.
oregon poets Vivienne Popper and Ann Farley and New York poet John Paul Mobile read from their work. 4 p.m. Saturday, via The Poetry Box. Join here.
Author Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe discusses her new book, “Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk,” with author Elissa Washuta. 5 p.m. March 14, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
feminist author rebecca walker, editor of “Women Talk Money: Breaking the Taboo,” discusses the book with author Sonya Renée Taylor, poet and translator Jen Hoffer and author Nina Revoy. 5 p.m. March 15, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
Finalists for the 2022 Oregon Book Awards in creative nonfiction — David Biespiel, Allison Cobb, Mary Emerick, Aaron Gilbreath and Tina Ontiveros — read from their work and answer questions. 7 p.m. March 15, via Literary Arts. Register here.
mystery authors Gigi Pandian, Kellye Garrett and Alex Segura discuss their new books: Pandian’s “Under Lock & Skeleton Key: A Secret Staircase Mystery,” Garrett’s “Like a Sister” and Segura’s “Secret Identity.” 5 p.m. March 16, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
portland authors David F Walker and Douglas Wolck discuss comics, myth and the American Dream in a conversation moderated by Portland author Courtenay Hameister as part of the latest installment of Oregon Humanities’ Consider This series. 7 p.m. March 16, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St., Portland. $0-$15, etix.com.
portland author Jeff Wallach launches his new novel, “Everyone Here is From Somewhere Else.” 7 pm March 17, via Annie Bloom’s Books. Register here.
Author Adrian Shirk discusses her memoir/essay collection “Heaven is a Place on Earth: Searching for an American Utopia” with author Ariel Gore. 5 p.m. March 18, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
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