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          BIPOC Reading Series- October
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          Portland Book Festival Virtual Event Pass: November 8–12
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          Tenderness: Donika Kelly, Brandon Taylor, and Kirstin Valdez Quade
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Nova Ren Suma

Nova Ren Suma

Nova Ren Suma is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, which was an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone and is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology. Her most recent book is A Room Away From the Wolves. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Originally from the Hudson Valley, she spent most of her adult life in New York City and now lives in Philadelphia. Visit her online at novaren.com

Events, Classes, and Seminars

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Saturday

Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Time to Fight: Facing the Truth

A young Afro-Latina refuses to be silent in the face of a world that may not want to hear her in Elizabeth Acevedo’s The Poet X, finalist for the National Book Award. Two students at an elite prep school question the traditions that promote violence and toxic masculinity in best-selling author Brendan Kiely’s new novel,

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Saturday

Nov 10

Pop Up Events  

Pop-up: Nova Ren Suma

Nova Ren Suma pops-up with her YA novel, A Room Away from the Wolves. Suma is paired with In the Summerhouse by George Tooker; found in the Modern American Realism exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Bina has never forgotten the time she

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