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Saeed Jones

Saeed Jones is the author of Prelude to Bruise, winner of the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry and the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award. The poetry collection was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as awards from Lambda Literary and the Publishing Triangle in 2015. Jones is a co-host of BuzzFeed’s morning show, AM to DM, and previously served as BuzzFeed’s LGBT editor and Culture editor. His newest book is How We Fight for Our Love. Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and grew up in Lewisville, Texas. He earned a BA at Western Kentucky University and an MFA at Rutgers University-Newark. He lives in New York City. 


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Live Wire with Luke Burbank featuring Portland Book Festival authors Kristen Arnett, Casey Cep, and Saeed Jones!

Sunday, November 10
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Doors: 11:30am / Show: 12:00pm
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