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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 an educator, coach, writer, and musician who believes that creation is a catalyst for transformation. Working at the cross-section of art, healing, and change work, Jacqueline has a passion for stories and their ability to cultivate belonging. Her writing has been published in the Oregonian, The Learning Network of the New York Times, and Beacon Magazine. Currently, she is recording her first album and writing a speculative future novel exploring intergenerational experiences of survival and hope.
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Chris Stuck

Chris Stuck earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from George Mason University. He has twice been a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, as well as a Callaloo Workshop fellow. He recently completed a short story collection and is now working on a novel.
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