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Head to Powell’s City of Books or one of Portland’s other great bookstores and peruse the timeless works of these celebrated female Portland authors.
Whether you’re on the hunt for vintage art books, small-print zines, diverse picture books or used copies of classic literature, these Portland bookstores provide perfect reads.
Portland Book Festival (formerly “Wordstock”) returns every November with an impressive (and extensive) lineup of local and national authors.
Known as “the village in the heart of Portland,” historic Multnomah Village delivers small town charm mere minutes from the city center.
You may have heard about Portland’s feminist bookstore, but what about the city’s tomboy boutique, female-focused bicycle shop or radical nail salon?
Pick up a winning read at one of Portland’s many independent bookstores and curl up in a cozy corner of one of these eight local coffee shops.
Minutes from PDX on the light rail line, Cascade Station houses Oregon’s only IKEA and dozens of other big-brand favorites.
Thanks to grassroots groups and the city’s creative, pioneering populace, Portland is a must-visit destination for zinesters from around the world.
Notable hometown authors capture the spirit of the Northwest and are must-reads for visitors and locals alike.
Do your holiday shopping for locally made gifts at hip parties, makers' fairs, sprawling sales and garden grounds filled with handcrafted items.