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OPB’s State of Wonder: The Bird King

Sat, Nov 9, 2019 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

G. Willow Wilson discusses her new novel, The Bird King, with April Baer, host of OPB’s State of Wonder.

A fantastical journey set at the height of the Spanish Inquisition from the award-winning author of Alif the Unseen and writer of the Ms. Marvel series, G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King is a jubilant story of love versus power, religion versus faith, and freedom versus safety. More info.

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G. Willow Wilson

G. Willow Wilson is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Alif the Unseen, the memoir The Butterfly Mosque, and the graphic novels CairoAir, and Vixen. Her most recently title is The Bird King. She co-created the celebrated comic book series Ms. Marvel starring Kamala Khan, winner of the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, and recently debuted as writer of the Wonder Woman comics. She currently lives in Seattle.
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April Baer

April Baer hosts the weekly radio arts show, "State of Wonder," at Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering how art is made and consumed. Prior to this assignment, she worked as a reporter and was the local host of "Morning Edition" at OPB. Before coming to OPB in 2004, she worked as a studio engineer, host, reporter and occasional music host at several stations in Ohio. She earned a degree in communications from Ohio State University. April grew up in the Midwest and now lives in Portland.
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