Orpheus is a storytelling event where Fort students read their original written work alongside professional, adult writers. The dates for this year are May 8, 15, 17, and 22 and the event begins at 6:00 PM each night in the auditorium. Admission is free.
For May 22nd, the professional writers will be:
  • Jenny Forrester Author of Narrow River, Wide Sky and Portland literary matriarch.
  • Aaron Gilbreath Author of Everything We Don’t Know and This Is, published in New York Times, Harper’s, Paris Review, and many other publications.
  • Jewels Writing has appeared in many journals and her daughter will read tonight as well.
  • Kevin Sampsell Author of This Is between Us and A Common Pornography, as well as editor (Portland Noir) and publisher (Future Tense Books). Three-time Orpheus reader.