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Future Events

Windfall Reading Series (with poet Armin Tolentino), January 20, 2015 5:30 pm, Downtown Eugene Library

Past Events

December 2014
A review of Tanya Tagaq’s performance at PICA’s TBA festival in Backwords Blog
http://www.backwordsblog.com/#!Tanya-Tagaq-at-TBA-guest-curator-Mary-Rechner/c16ee/FE25939D-3968-43CE-A2DB-537B31E156AD

November 2014
Mary talks with Elizabeth Lopeman, author of the story collection TransEurope Express at Broadway Books, November 5, 2014, 7 pm, Broadway Books
recorded for Late Night Library http://latenightlibrary.org/elizabeth-lopeman/

May 2014
Mary interviews Cary Luna, author of The Revolution of Everyday
http://www.propellermag.com/May2014/CariLunaMay14.html

March 2014
“Short Sale” published in the Burnside Review

January 2014
http://www.movelifestyle.com/move/read-nine-simple-patterns-for-complicated-women-move-lifestyle-book-club-reading-list-fears-of-motherhood/#.Uuw3fyihDzI

October 3, 2013
6:30 pm: reading at Caldera 224 NE 13th Ave. Portland (with Susan Denning, Ellen Waterson, and Ellen Santasiero)

September 2013
Blogging about art: PICA’s TBA festival
http://pica.org/blog/

story publication: “The A-Frame”
http://www.propellermag.com/Sept2013/RechnerSept13.html

June 16, 2013
Truth or Fiction?  The Daddy Issue, Featured Reader, The Funhouse Lounge, Portland

February 2013
Conversation with poet Susan Denning about Hannah Gamble’s debut poetry collection, Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast on Late Night Library
http://latenightlibrary.org/hannah-gambles-your-invitation-to-a-modest-breakfast/

December 8, 2012
Author & Artists Fair, Eugene

November 1, 2012
Propeller Books reading (with Evan P. Schneider and Dan DeWeese) at Boora Architects, Portland

Interview with Negative Press about story writing that includes the work of photographer Christy Goldsby
http://www.neg-press.com/interview-mary-rechner/

August 2012
“Why I Hate Food: A Polemic”
http://www.propellermag.com/

January 31st, 2012
Reading at the University of Portland

October 9, 2011
Moderated panel at Wordstock: “Banned” featuring Ellen Hopkins, Jonathan Hill, and Nancy Sullivan

September 9, 2011
Reading at THIS! Fest, Portland

July 16, 2011
Writer in residence at Mabel & Zora dress shop, Portland

March 2, 2011
Reading with poet Martha Silano at Portland State University

February 23, 2011
Loggernaut Reading Series, Portland, (with Debra Gwartney and Carl Adamshick)

November 21st, 2010
Reading at Powell’s City of Books in Portland

November 14th, 2010
Stories from Nine Simple Patterns for Complicated Women performed by professional actors in New Short Fiction Series in Los Angeles

November 2nd, 2010
Reading at Broadway Books, Portland

October 9th, 2010
Reading at Wordstock, Portland’s premier books festival.