Events

Peruse upcoming readings, workshops, and literary events Blue Cactus Press and its conspirators are involved with below.
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day Alma Mater Tacoma
Christina Butcher, poet and publisher behind Blue Cactus Press, is one of eight queer artists presenting work in NUANCE, A Pride Exhibit, at Alma Mater Tacoma this month. The exhibit is located in the newly … Continue reading ‘NUANCE, A Pride Exhibition’
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day Judson St., Gig Harbor
The 35th Annual Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival (July 20 – 21, 2019) held in historic downtown Gig Harbor, will feature over 100 artists from across the country. Also featured will be local authors and … Continue reading Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm Alma Mater Tacoma
Come meet local artists who make comics! Destiny City Comics is working with Alma Mater Tacoma to host independent writers and artists who can’t wait to sell you their latest comic, zine, or other concoction. … Continue reading Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival
Aug 2 – Aug 4 all-day Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
Blue Cactus Press will join other PNW presses, agents and professionals at the 2019 Willamette Writers Conference. The conference marks the 50th consecutive year Willamette Writers has hosted one of the largest and most-beloved writing … Continue reading Willamette Writers Conference
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm King's Bookstore
Join Tacoma fiction author Samuel Snoek-Brown and Portland author John Sibley Williams for a night of short stories and poetry at King’s Books. Samuel Snoek-Brown teaches and writes in the Pacific Northwest. He’s the author … Continue reading Samuel Snoek-Brown & John Sibley Williams Reading