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The Poetry Project & Matt de la Peña Get Booked

mjstoreHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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The 40th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading Benefit will take place at The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church and feature 140 performers! Join in on Wednesday, January 1st starting 2 p.m. (New York, NY)

Authors Chris Lynch, Todd Strasser, Jason Reynolds and Matt de la Peña will sit for a panel to talk about writing young adult novels. Meet them on Sunday, January 5th at McNally Jackson starting 2 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writer J.D. Chandler will headline an event to talk about his book, The Hidden History of Portland. Hear him on Sunday, January 5th at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside starting 7:30 p.m. (Portland, OR)

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