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Portland's awesome literary barhopping party, LitHop PDX, debuted last October on SE Hawthorne and will be back for more on NE Alberta on June 12th, when we take over six venues with some of the most exciting publishers and reading series in the northwest.


Your Lovely Hosts…

Hello friends and literary fiends! We’re putting the final touches on LitHop #2, which will be on Thursday, June 12th, from 7-10pm (plus an after-party at Radio Room). We wanted to announce the list of hosts for what is sure to be an excellent and rowdy night of words.

Bringing you some of their favorite writers will be…

Hawthorne Books

Unchaste Readers

Eraserhead Press


Publication Studio

and our out-of-town host this time is alice blue from Seattle.

They’ll be entertaining y’all at Cruzroom, The Knock Back Bar, Anna Bannana’s, Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Branch Whiskey/Bella Faccio’s back patio, and Bunk Bar/Via Chicago’s back patio too.

Some places will be all ages. All will have adult beverages!

Mark you calendars!


LitHop PDX: Kevin Sampsell Talks Portland's First Literary Bar Crawl »

Check out the above Portland Mercury interview with LitHop co-producer Kevin Sampsell. And come on Wednesday night!

Lives will be changed, drinks will be drunk and words will be spoken.

(Not necessarily in that order.)

A more comprehensive list of details/places/people coming very soon!