On October 25th, the IPRC is partnering with City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly’s office to bring our 20th Anniversary Reading to Portland City Hall. The reading will feature writers Lidia Yuknavitch, Anis Mojgani, and Martha Grover, as well as ephemera from the 20 years of the IPRC. Artists Heather Lane and Erika Rier are creating original […]
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 […]
Congrats on being the new Zine of the Month coordinator! Thanks! 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 […]
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 […]
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 at […]
Hey IPRC fans! IPRC Volunteer Blue here, posting to share my experience with two really wonderful visitors to the IPRC, Asao and Canaco…. They have a really wonderful that is similar to IPRC, though much more temporary, in their town Hamamatsu. Their awesome project is called Zing! If you want to learn more and […]
Lindsey Kugler was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She loves gel manicures, doodling, and does not own a bicycle. Here is a memoir of intimate vignettes and pictures about a year of professional and personal service. Lindsey wrote and produced Here as a student in the IPRC’s Certificate […]
Come to the IPRC tonight at 7 PM to hear Luke You of the free, anonymous zine “You” talk about Australian zines, the Sticky Institute, and other exciting things! See you there!