Put your hands together for PDXX Collective’s fresh new look! Our latest artwork (at the top of the homepage and on our social media pages) is fresh off the desktop of graphic designer Alison Shanik Breaden. When I met with Alison to discuss the redesign of the site, we talked about softening the minimalist look with a […]Read more "New Look"
Hugo and I will say we’re teaching you to write like us: he’ll tell you to lock up your chorus girls in a silo. He’ll say don’t listen if you don’t want to. I’ll tell you this: Maybe hell isn’t so hot. Maybe Sappho meant for us to find her fragments—all that desire too much […]Read more "To My Poetry Students"
Recently, my reading shelf has almost entirely included books that comment upon the duality of love and pain. The morning after my boyfriend left from visiting me in New York to return to Portland, I read this passage from Anne Carson’s Eros the Bittersweet on my morning commute at the very moment my train crested […]Read more "sweetbitter"
Thursday, May 30, 2013 Record Room 8 NE Killingsworth Street Portland, OR 97211 Please join a few good women of the PDXX Collective for their first-ever reading (!) and support a woman-owned business. The reading will begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude before 9:00. (Note: Feminism will be making an appearance.) Treats will be served […]Read more "An Evening with the PDXX Collective"