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Lit Crawl Portland: What’s Found in the Ground: Readings About Mushrooms

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 from 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm PDT
1022 SW Stark Street Portland, OR 97205

Authors Gina Ochsner (The Hidden Letters of Velta B.), Alexis Smith (Marrow Island), and Lily Raff McCaulou (Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner), read and discuss the role mushrooms play in their latest works. Portland Monthly arts & culture editor Fiona McCann will moderate.

Free and open to the public! Part of Lit Crawl® Portland 2016.

Gina Ochsner

Gina Ochsner is the author of The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight, a novel long-listed for the Orange Prize, and two story collections. Her awards include the Flannery O’Connor Award, the William Faulkner Prize, the Oregon Book Award, Guggenheim and NEA grants, and the Raymond Carver Prize.
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Alexis Smith

Alexis M. Smith was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She attended Mount Holyoke College, Portland State University, and Goddard College. Her debut novel, Glaciers, was a finalist for the Ken Kesey Award and a selection for World Book Night 2013. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her son. Also appearing in:


Northwest Film Center presents Film to Page: Wordstock Writers on Influential Films Gas Food Lodging with Alexis M. Smith

Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Film Screening of Gas Food Lodging followed by a Q&A with Alexis M. Smith, author of Marrow Island Northwest Film Center 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205 Tickets at Northwest Film Center $9 General $8 PAM Members, Students, Seniors $6 Silver Screen members
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