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Pop-up: The Rumpus presents Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Ashley Toliver, & Leni Zumas

Sat, Nov 10, 2018 from 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm PST
1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

Portland Book Festival presenting authors Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Ashley Toliver, and Leni Zumas join forces for a pop-up reading in the Portland Art Museum Galleries. This pop-up is presented in collaboration with The Rumpus

This group is paired with Open Country by Larry Poons; found on the 2nd floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries in the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, Guernica, and Huffington Post, among others. She has received fellowships and awards from The Missouri Review, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. She is the book columnist for KQED Arts, the Bay Area's NPR affiliate. Her debut novel is Fruit of the Drunken Tree. Find her online at ingridrojascontreras.com
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Ashley Toliver

Ashley Toliver is the author of Ideal Machine (Poor Claudia, 2014) and Spectra (Coffee House Press, 2018). A poetry editor at Moss., her work has been supported by fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets. She received her MFA from Brown University in 2013.

Purchase Spectra from BROADWAY BOOKS or ANNIE BLOOM'S BOOKS, two of our Portland-based, independent bookstore partners.

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Leni Zumas

Leni Zumas is the author of Red ClocksFarewell Navigator: Stories, and The Listeners, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Portland State University. Visit her online at lenizumas.com
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Marisa Siegel

Marisa Siegel lives, writes, and edits near NYC. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Mills College in Oakland, CA. Her essay “Inherited Anger” appears in the anthology Burn It Down (Seal Press, 2019) and her debut poetry chapbook, Fixed Stars, is forthcoming from Burrow Press in 2022. She is editor-in-chief and owner of The Rumpus.

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