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Friday, November 4 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Get Nervous: The All Queer Edition

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Get Nervous is a reading and performance series about anxiety and depression, centered on the nagging, swirling, frazzled feeling you get when you have to do a thing. Get Nervous features pieces about anything from anxiety-induced eczema (in a funny way!) to the terrible things we tell ourselves in the throes of depression, all in an attempt to create a safe space for public vulnerability. The hope is to be a catalyst to create art about these subjects for the purpose of confronting them, sharing them, and normalizing them. This special Lit Crawl edition will feature a lineup of all queer writers.

Robyn Bateman
Jonanna Widner
Nikole Potulsky
Nathan Wade Carter
Kate Carroll de Gutes 

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Kate Carroll DeGutes

In 1983, Kate Carroll de Gutes' traveling band kicked off the Cylinder, Iowa Centennial Celebration. Because of the number of mice running around and over the "stage”—which was the base of the town’s grain elevator—the group played much too fast and their show ended quickly. That's when Kate realized, you can't make this stuff up and decided to write nonfiction. Her book, "Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear" won the 2016 Oregon... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Tugboat Brewing Company 711 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97205

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