Late Night Library: All Fines Forgiven

Naomi Wachira

Naomi Wachira

The popular literary and musical event All Fines Forgiven showcased a diverse, talented line-up of artists at Cerimon House on Saturday, April 30th, with live performances and entertaining talk segments with poets, novelists and musicians, All Fines Forgiven celebrates bringing people together through music and writing. Local, regional and national musical and literary talent included:

TJ Jarrett

TJ Jarrett

Hip-hop artist Cloudy October, Seattle-based Afro-folk singer/songwriter Naomi Wachira, International award-winning and African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism, Nashville-based poet TJ Jarrett, Danielle Frandina, writer and Tell It Slant director, Emcee and Portland-based poet Samiya Bashir.

Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor

“For the past five years, Late Night Library has created and fostered a literary community that supports writers early in their careers,” said cofounder and executive director Paul Martone. “We’re thrilled to bring a diverse array of today’s best authors and musicians to the stage to celebrate the power of the spoken 

Cloudy October

Cloudy October

Location: Cerimon House, 5131 NE 23rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97211

Time: Doors open 6:30 p.m.; Performance at 7:00 p.m.

Raffle tickets for Late Night Library merchandise, artist books and CD’s and local services are available for purchase at the event. All proceeds benefit Late Night Library. 

Late Night Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining book culture, promoting literature in schools and communities and supporting a diverse array of writers early in their careers. Join us at latenightlibrary.org.

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