Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

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Interview with Hajara Quinn, the IPRC’s Social Media / Communications Associate


Congrats on being the IPRC’s new Social Media/Communications Associate!

To start, as an editor at one of the most acclaimed and social media savvy small presses in the country, Octopus Books, how important do you think social media is nowadaysin terms of artistic promotion and exposure? In your opinion are there certain social media do’s and …

Zine of the Month 2014: A Year in Review!


This year we featured some amazing zines for our Zine of the Month Club. From poems to comics to recipes in an assortment of styles, colors, and sizes, we highlighted a smorgasbord from zinesters across the world. Let us know what your favorites were, and what you are looking forward to seeing more of in 2015!
January 2014: …

Congrats A.M. Willamette Week Skidmore Prize winner!


We couldn’t be more proud of A.M. O’Malley, IPRC Program Director, for receiving a Skidmore Prize! We are excited that her tireless outreach and advocacy work on behalf of youth, the elderly and incarcerated individuals is being recognized by the Willamette Week! Congrats, A.M.! For more about the Skidmore Prize winners: https://giveguide.org/#skidmore
You can also read more about …

Interview with Mary Higgins, Zine of the Month coordinator


Congrats on being the new Zine of the Month coordinator!

Since a lot of people classify the word in different ways, how do you define the term “zine?” What in your opinion is definitely/definitively a zine? Is there anything that definitely/definitively isn’t? And how and why do you make the distinctions that youdo in terms of …

Announcing the IPRC’s first-ever Certificate Program Fellowship recipient!


This year the IPRC’s Certificate Program awarded a fellowship to one student across the Program’s three genre-tracks. A student in the Poetry Certificate track, Lindsay Ruoff is our inaugural Fellow.
Lindsay Ruoff lives in Portland, Oregon where she writes poems, makes things, and teaches poetry and art classes with students at SUN Community Schools. She is …

Interview with Liz Yerby, the 2014 Dylan Williams Scholar


Liz Yerby grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, but has lived in Portland since 2010. Since then she’s gotten a Bachelor’s in Russian from Portland State.
Currently she volunteers at the IPRC and Museum of Contemporary Craft, and does odd jobs, which include teaching the Bindfast class at the IPRC and giving occasional tours …

Willamette Writers Humanitarian Award for IPRC


The IPRC is very proud of Justin Hocking, (our former ED and current Certificate Program Chair) for begin awarded the Willamette Writers Humanitarian Award for his work with the IPRC Media Action Project (MAP).  This is an incredible honor and we look forward to being at the August 2nd conference meeting and mingling with other writers and …

Urban Air Market: Portland August 2nd+3rd–FREE!

Urban Air Market: Zidell Yards3030 SW Moody AveAugust 2nd & August 3rd11am – 6pm both days
FREE to attend!
Bringing together the creative communities of Portland and San Francisco, Urban Air Market, the favorite outdoor sustainable market is launching Urban Air Market – Portland! This free event …

Websites 101

Open to anyone interested in learning how to build and promote an attractive portfolio website using free services that already exist on the web. The class will explore basic web concepts such as html, CSS and blogging, plus provide tips on how to get people interested in visiting your new web home.
Taught by Andrew Farris
$30 …

Position Available: Development and Community Resource Coordinator


Located in Portland, Oregon, the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) is a unique nonprofit with a mission of facilitating creative expression, identity and community by providing public access to workspace, resources, technology and education for self-publishing. In 2012, the IPRC made a landmark move from a small, downtown location into a dynamic new 4,000 sq. …

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