if not for kidnap

a portland, ore. poetry concern | listening parties since 2008 | curated by donald dunbar & jamalieh haley

Collier Nogues, Tyler Brewington, Julian Smuggles, Jeff Diteman

Thursday, August 20th 7:30 1003 se 33rd Ave. Kidnap double-dips August :: summer house party hosted by If Not For Kidnap and Donal Mosher bring drinks snacks etc. to share, $ … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

Ed Skoog, Stacey Tran, Kjirsten Severson

Monday, August 10th 7:30 pm Visage Eyewear 1046 NW Johnson St.   If Not For Kidnap invites you to a sophisticated (!) evening of poetry (!), philosophy (!), and eyeglasses … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

Timothy Dyke, Rachael Jensen, Ross Robbins

If Not For Kidnap: “On A Rooftop Terrace” Edition   Sunday, June 21st 7:30 pm 2625 E Burnside (Signs will be posted about using the elevator, but contact Donald at … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

Timothy Liu, Steve Roggenbuck, Lisa Ciccarello, John Duvernoy, Donald Dunbar

Friday, May 8th 7:30 PM 1003 SE 33rd Ave.   Free! Please bring $ to donate for drinks & to buy books, or bring booze & food to share–   … Continue reading

May 3, 2015

6 years!: Andrew Michael Roberts, Broc Rossell, Kimberly Burwick, Michael Morse, Tod Marshall

Friday, May 1st; 7:30 pm Ristretto Roasters (555 NE Couch St.) In the time If Not For Kidnap has been kicking it, roughly 750 million people have been born. That’s … Continue reading

April 26, 2015

Quan Barry & Ally Harris

Friday, March 27th doors @7:30, reading circa 8:15 Ristretto Roasters – 555 NE Couch St. Free   2 beautiful writers to bring you through the end of winter: Ally Harris … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

Mike Young, Andy Fitch, and Amaranth Borsuk

Wednesday, January 21st 7:30 pm Ristretto Roasters 555 NE Couch St. Free   Winter hysteria slightly subdued by poetry handkercheif over the mouth: Returned to Portland Mike Young, and collaborators … Continue reading

January 10, 2015

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