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Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian is the author of The Authentics. His novel, The Walk-In Closet, won the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Debut Fiction. His most recent book is Like a Love Story. His screenwriting credits include the films The Artist’s WifeThe Quiet, and Menendez: Blood Brothers, and the NBC television series The Village. He has been an executive producer and associate producer on numerous films, including Call Me By Your Name, Little Woods, The House of Tomorrow and Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood. He lives in Los Angeles with his fiancé and two children.

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Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Star-Crossed: Love & Friendship

First love is often downright Shakespearean, as the love-lorn characters in these three books discover. From falling for your sworn enemy, to being torn apart, contending with tradition, love triangles, and more. From Faith Erin Hicks, Comics Will Break Your Heart is a modern romance, a Romeo and Juliet story of geek royalty, where Miriam falls

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Saturday

Nov 9

Pop Up Events  

Pop-up: Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his YA novel, Like a Love Story.  Nazemian is paired with the artwork She Keeps Me Warm by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map

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