The Nervous Breakdown Literary Experience – Portland*


We Read So You Don’t Have To


Tagging along with Wordstock JUST LIKE YOUR YOUNGER SISTER






October 3, 2011


8-11 pm


Bunk Bar


1028 SE Water Ave.
Portland, OR 97214


Half-time show, including potential wardrobe malfunctions with Portland’s MINTY ROSA playing their hearts out while we get liquored-up!

Hand drawn door prizes by TNB resident cartoonist TED MCCAGG!


Reading at this event:


Jonathan Evison
, author of West of Here and All About Lulu


Sean Beaudoin, author of You Killed Wesley Payne (tentative)


James Bernard Frost, author of A Very Minor Prophet, upcoming from Hawthorne books in 2012


Vanessa Veselka, author of Zazen


Quenby Moone, non-fiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown


G. Xavier Robillard, author of Captain Freedom


Hosted by the luminous Meg Worden.


Join a group of Northwest TNB Literati as they dazzle, entertain, and read to you. Libations and merrymaking will abound. NO COVER CHARGE!



*Like AA, but with alcohol.


GLORIA HARRISON is a writer whose work has been featured on The Nervous Breakdown, Fictionaut, and This American Life. Gloria was the lead editor for The Portland Red Guide: Sites & Stories of Our Radical Past by Michael Munk, which was published through Ooligan Press in 2007. She was also a contributing editor to Pete Anthony's book, Immaculate, for which she received a high five and a ten dollar gift card to Stumptown Coffee. Gloria graduated from Portland State University with her B.A. in English in 2006 and now focuses on her own writing. She had a work of flash fiction published in The Bear Deluxe Magazine (No. 26). You can follow her on Twitter here.

Gloria lives in Portland, Oregon with her school-age twin boys. She is currently working on both a memoir and her first novel. You can contact Gloria via her Facebook page.

8 responses to “TNBLE – Portland – 10/3/11”

  1. pixy says:

    what?! i’m in!!

  2. Joe Daly says:

    This is like the bestiest TNB-Lit Experience poster yet! LOVE IT.

    Wish I could be there. I look forward to the podcast.

    • Gloria says:

      That would be the work of one Ms. Quenby Moone. Who is kind of an effortless genius. It’s a Portland thing. 😀

      Wish you could be here. Thanks for the shirts!

  3. […] The Nervous Breakdown’s Literary Experience, tagging along with Wordstock just like your younger sister, returns to Portland for an appearance at Bunk Bar (1028 SE Water Ave), this Monday, October 3, 2011. […]

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