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Tin House Presents Stranger Than Fiction: Based on a True Story

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When:November 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm


Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage)
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205

Hear from three authors who took real-life inspiration and ran with it, blurring the line between fact and fiction or giving new life to historical events and people: Jami Attenberg explores the life of Saint Mazie in Jazz Age New York City; Benjamin Percy offers a post-apocalyptic dystopian retelling of the Lewis and Clark journey in The Dead Lands’; and Glenn Taylor’s A Hanging at Cinder Bottom starts with an historical execution in West Virginia. Moderated by Scott Cheshire (High as the Horses’ Bridles).

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