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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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          November 8, 2021
          Tenderness: Donika Kelly, Brandon Taylor, and Kirstin Valdez Quade
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Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with her husband and two sons. She is the author of Wayward Son (Sept 2019), Carry OnLandlineFangirlEleanor & Park, and Attachments

Please note: Rainbow will sign for the first 100 attendees who purchase a book at the festival after her event at The Old Church. She will not be signing after her 5:00 p.m. event.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

We have moved many of our offerings online! We hope you will join us.

Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Last Chance: Endings & Beginnings

Two heartwarming, joyful contemporary YA novels about that last chance: the last night, the last summer. In Pumpkinheads, written by Rainbow Rowell and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks, Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends, working together at a Nebraskan pumpkin patch and saying good by every Halloween. This fall is their last season, and

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Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Rainbow Rowell: Wayward Son

Rainbow Rowell is the best-selling author of Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Carry On. Her new book, Wayward Son, is the sequel to Carry On, and is a book for anyone who ever wondered what happened to the Chosen One after he saved the day; for everyone who was more curious about the second kiss

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