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Pop-up: Katherine D. Morgan

Thu, Nov 12, 2020 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST
#PDXBookFest

Free

Portland-based writer Katherine D. Morgan shares a recently published essay, Wish You Were Here, in this reading filmed at the Portland Art Museum.

Catch this reading on Literary Arts’ Instagram Stories on November 12th, or stream it anytime at PDXBookFest.org.


The pop-up readings are a partnership between the Portland Book Festival and the Portland Art Museum where Festival writers are thematically paired with artworks in the Museum. A celebration of creatives, the pop-ups highlight the intersections of visual art and the written word. For her pop-up reading, Morgan was paired with Violet in a White Layer by Yoshida Chizuko, in the Joryū Hanga Kyōkai (Japan’s Women Printmakers) exhibit on view now at the Portland Art Museum.

Katherine D. Morgan

Katherine D. Morgan is the assistant features editor for The Rumpus and a former bookseller at Powell’s Books. She is the author of the debut chapbook No Self-Respecting Woman. Her essay about the presidential election of Donald Trump is featured in the anthology Fury: Women’s Lived Experience During the Trump Era. Katherine’s work has appeared or is forthcoming at Huffington Post, The Rumpus, Portland Mercury, HelloGiggles, Ravishly, jmww journal, Willamette Week, Real Simple, Trampset, and The Establishment. Her work has been nominated for the Best of Net award. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where you can find her snuggling with her cat Ramona, and crying during the series finale of Frasier.
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