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TAP@PBF: Collective Wisdom with Grace Bonney, Lisa Congdon, Ngọc Minh Ngo, & Sonoko Sakai

Stay tuned for a special podcast-only episode of Literary Arts’ The Archive Project, featuring Grace Bonney, author of the bestselling books In the Company of Women and Design*Sponge at Home. Bonney will be in conversation with three of the women from her newest book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Wisdom, and Advice from Women Over 50: Lisa Congdon, Ngọc Minh Ngo, and Sonoko Sakai.

This event is podcast only, and will be released on The Archive Project wherever you get your podcasts as part of the 2021 Portland Book Festival.

This year’s VIRTUAL Festival programming is presented by Bank of America. From November 8–12, Portland Book Festival will feature authors in a variety of virtual events, from live-streamed discussions to podcast and radio broadcasts. Access to the Festival’s virtual platform will be via a sliding scale ($0–$100) pass; one pass includes access to all five days of virtual events. Get your pass here.



Grace Bonney

Grace Bonney is the author of the bestselling books In the Company of Women and Design*Sponge at Home. She is passionate about equity, inclusivity, and supporting all members of the creative community: She founded Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to the creative community, which reached nearly 2 million readers per day for 15 years and is now officially archived in the Library of Congress; Good Company, a print magazine and podcast about creative entrepreneurs; and After the Jump, a podcast about creatives that has reached over 500,000 listeners per episode. Bonney lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her wife and their pets. She is currently working toward a graduate degree in marriage and family therapy at Syracuse University. Her latest book, Collective Wisdom, was published in October 2021.
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Lisa Congdon

Lisa Congdon is an artist and illustrator known for her colorful paintings, drawings, hand lettering, and pattern designs. Her books include Find Your Artistic VoiceWhatever You Are, Be a Good One, and Art, Inc., and most recently, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Elements. Lisa lives in Portland, Oregon.

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