Third Eye Books will be opening a new space at SE Division and 33rd Street in Portland, Oregon. Started by Michelle Lewis and her husband Charles Hannah, the store emphasizes African and African-American books, accessories, and gifts. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on June 20, 2pm, at 2518 SE 33rd Ave.
Author Tianna Bartoletta, winner of three Olympic Gold Medals, will sign copies of her new book Survive and Advance between 2pm and 4pm on June 20. More information about the grand opening and the bookstore can be found at thirdeyebag.com
Third Eye Books also will be the bookselling partner for the Literary Arts event, Hood Feminism with Mikki Kendall, on June 9 at 4:00 p.m. (Pacific). To find out more and read an interview with Lewis and Hannah, check the Literary Arts website.