Bloody Thursdays

Bloody Thursdays take place five times per year in September, November, January, March, and May. Meetings open with a reception at 7:00pm, with the presentation at 7:30pm. Every meeting is free and open to the public.

2019-2020 Events

  • September 26, 2019: Mike Lawson, Spotted Owl Award winner
  • November 21, 2019: Writers Panel, featuring Valerie Geary, Dana Haynes, and J.S. James
  • January 23, 2020: Author Rene Denfeld, author of The Child Finder and The Butterfly Girl
  • March 26, 2020: Robert C. Donnelly, author of Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland
  • May 28, 2020: Cara Black, author of the Aimée Leduc mystery series

For 2019-2020, we will continue to be at TaborSpace at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215.

Planning is underway for 2020-2021. Though no specifics are available at this time, the dates will be:

  • September 24, 2020 (probably Spotted Owl winner, though to be determined)
  • November 19, 2020
  • January 28, 2021
  • March 25, 2021
  • May 27,  2021

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Bloody Thursdays

Our 2019-2020 Season opens on September 26, 2019 when we welcome Mike Lawson, winner of the 2019 Spotted Owl Award for House Witness. This year we’ll also be joined by authors Rene Denfeld in January and Cara Black in May. In November we welcome an author panel featuring Dana Haynes, Valerie Geary, and J.S. James. Our March guests will be announced soon.

For 2019-2020, we will continue to be at TaborSpace at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215.