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BIPOC Reading Series- November

Fri, Nov 20, 2020 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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This bimonthly reading series is intended to prioritize the safety, creativity, and stories of Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color.

This event will be hosted by Jessica Meza-Torres, Program Assistant for Programs for Writers. The theme this month is “Ghosts.” 

Our featured readers are Chris Stuck and Jacqueline Fitzgerald.

After our featured readers, there will be time for a few members of the audience to sign up and share their work. The readings will be followed by a short break and a community discussion.

Click here to register for this event. You do not need a Zoom account to participate. This event is open to everyone, but only people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color will be invited to read. If you have any questions, please contact Jessica at  jessica@literary-arts.org.

 

Make sure to check out our 50+ free events happening this month as part of the Portland Book Festival. We hope you can join us!

Jacqueline Fitzgerald

Jacqueline Fitzgerald is a transformation coach, educator, and artist who centers healing, creativity, and embodied equity to cultivate collective belonging. After over a decade of experience as a teacher and facilitator in Portland area public schools, Jacque brings a trauma-informed, joyful, and loving approach to her values re-alignment work. Her writing has been published in The Oregonian, The Learning Network of the New York Times, and Beacon Magazine. Currently she is recording her debut album under the artist name Echo Onda.
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Chris Stuck

Chris Stuck is the author of Give My Love to the Savages: Stories. He earned an MFA from George Mason University and has been a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, and the Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship. He is a Pushcart Prize winner, and his work has been published in American Literary Review, Bennington Review, Cagibi, Callaloo, Meridian, Natural Bridge, and StoryQuarterly. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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