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Oregon Book Awards Finalists reading: Poetry and Fiction

Wed, March 29 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205

Please join us for a reading with some of this year’s finalists in Poetry and Fiction:

Sindya Bhanoo

Matthew Dickman

Michele Glazer

Emme Lund

Eric Tran

Sindya Bhanoo

Sindya Bhanoo is fiction writer and journalist. Her debut collection Seeking Fortune Elsewhere won the New American Voices Award. In 2021, she won an O. Henry Prize. She has worked for The New York Times and The Washington Post and currently teaches creative writing and journalism at Oregon State University.
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Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman is the author of Husbandry, Wonderland, Mayakovsky’s Revolver, and All-American Poem, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. His other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Sarton Award for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Michele Glazer

Michele Glazer is the author of four books of poetry, including her most recent, fretwork (University of Iowa Press). She lives in Portland.
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Emme Lund

Emme Lund is an author living and writing in Portland. She has an MFA from Mills College. Her work has appeared in Electric LiteratureTIME MagazineThe RumpusRomperthe Portland Mercury, and Autostraddle, among many other venues. In 2019, she was awarded an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship in Fiction. Her debut novel, The Boy with a Bird in His Chest(Atria Books, 2022) was longlisted for the First Novel Prize from the Center For Fiction, was a finalist for an Oregon Book Award,  named a best book of the year by Buzzfeed and The Portland Mercury, and was included on lists in The Washington PostUSA TodayPeople MagazineThe AdvocateCosmopolitan, and Shondaland.
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Eric Tran

Eric Tran is a queer Vietnamese poet and the author of Mouth, Sugar, and Smoke, winner of the Oregon Book Award and finalist for the Thom Gunn Award, and The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer. His poetry has been featured in All Things Considered, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily, and has received recognition from Best of the Net, Prairie Schooner, and New Delta Review, among other publications.  He is a psychiatrist in Portland, Oregon.
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