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          “Is That A Real Poem Or Did You Just Make It Up?” : Bagley Wright Lecture Series
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          The Moth Mainstage in Portland
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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Julian Smith

Julian Smith pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West. Smith is paired with the artwork Untitled (Harney Desert, Harney County, Oregon) by Charles Erskine Scott Wood; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Chelsea Biondolillo

Chelsea Biondolillo pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her essay collection, The Skinned Bird.  Biondolillo is paired with the artwork FamilyTreePiles by Nan Curtis; found in the Northwest Art Gallery, on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Literary Nonfiction. Women's

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his YA novel, Like a Love Story.  Nazemian is paired with the artwork She Keeps Me Warm by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Emilly Prado

Emilly Prado pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her essay collection, Funeral for Flaca.  Prado is paired with the artwork American Gothic by Hank Willis Thomas; found on the 1st floor of the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Kim Brown Seely

Kim Brown Seely pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her new book, Uncharted: A Couple's Epic Empty-Nest Adventure Sailing from One Life to Another.  Seely is paired with the artwork A Shipwreck by Charles-François Lacroix; found in the European Art, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Debra Gwartney

Debra Gwartney pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her new book, I Am a Stranger Here Myself.  Gwartney is paired with the artwork Indian on Horseback by Alexander Phimister Proctor; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Parker is presenting two new books at the 2019 festival: her debut YA novel, Who Put This Song On?, and her newest poetry collection, Magical Negro. Parker is paired with the artwork Why Wait Another Day to be Adorable? by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: T Kira Madden

T Kira Madden pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her debut memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls.  Mdden is paired with the artwork Medium by Heather Watkins; found in the Northwest Art Gallery, on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Incite: Queer Writers Read presents Emme Lund, Pamela K. Santos, & Adam Swanson

Portland-area writers Emme Lund, Pamela K. Santos, and Adam Swanson read from their personal works. This pop-up is presented in collaboration with Incite: Queer Writers Read.  This group is paired with Portrait of Infanta María Ana de Austria by Felipe Diriksen; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum.

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Shea Ernshaw

Shea Ernshaw pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her latest YA novel, Winterwood.  Ernshaw is paired with the artwork Greenberg Variations on Variations by Stanley Robert Boxer; found on the 1st floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Be careful of

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Peter Rock

Peter Rock pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his newest novel, The Night Swimmers.  Rock is paired with the photograph 18_IMG_6697 a by Penelope Umbrico; found in the Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape special exhibit on floor 2M of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Liz Scott

Liz Scott pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her memoir, This Never Happened.  Scott is paired with the artwork Mother and Child by Albert Pinkham Ryder; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Like

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Nov 9

Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Live Music in the Galleries with Will Adlard

Catch Portland-based singer/songwriter, Will Adlard, perform live in the Portland Art Museum galleries! Find Will paired with Allegory of Music by Jean François de Troy; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Lara Prescott

Lara Prescott pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her new novel, The Secrets We Kept.  Prescott is paired with the artwork No-Name Women by Lee Chunghie; found in the Korean Art Gallery, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. A

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: The Astro Poets

Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov, aka the Astro Poets, pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with their new book, Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac.   Lasky and Dimitrov are paired with the artwork Mystic Slate by Tony DeLap; found on the 2nd floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Dylan Meconis

Dylan Meconis pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her new graphic novel, Queen of the Sea.  Meconis is paired with the artwork Marine by William Trost Richards; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his new poetry collection, The Tradition.  Brown is paired with the artwork Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Michele Filgate

Michele Filgate pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with the essay collection, What My Mother and I Don't Talk About.  Filgate is paired with the artwork Kama Mama, Kama Binti (Like Mother, Like Daughter) by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Casey Cep

Casey Cep pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her new book, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee.  Cep is paired with the artwork Untitled (Hotel de la Clef D'Or) by Joseph Cornell; found on the 1st floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Molly Gloss

Molly Gloss pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her short story collection, Unforeseen.  Gloss is paired with the artwork Untitled (Harney Desert, Harney County, Oregon) by Charles Erskine Scott Wood; found in the American Art gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: YesYes Books presents Matt Hart & KMA Sullivan

KMA Sullivan, publisher at YesYes Books and author of the new collection Inclined to Riot, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with poet Matt Hart, whose poetry collection, Everything Breaking / For Good is out from YesYes Books this year. Sullivan and Hart are paired with the artwork Allegory of Poetry by Jean François

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Wendy Willis

Wendy Willis pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear.  Willis is paired with the artwork Refusal by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her newest novel, The Dreamers.  Thompson Walker is paired with the artwork Separation Anxiety by Heidi Schwegler; found in the Northwest Art Gallery, on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. One

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: YesYes Books presents Diannely Antigua & Brandon Courtney

Poets Diannely Antigua (Ugly Music) and Brandon Courtney (This, Sisyphus), pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with their poetry collections, out from YesYes Books this year.  Antigua and Courtney are paired with the artwork Allegory of Poetry by Jean François de Troy; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Anthony McCann

Anthony McCann pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his new book, Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff.   McCann is paired with the artwork Constellation (Yellow-Brick-Red) by Leon Polk Smith; found on the 2nd floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this

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Tuesday

Nov 17

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Juan Antonio Trujillo

Portland-based writer and filmmaker Juan Antonio Trujillo shares poems in both English and Spanish in this reading filmed at the Portland Art Museum. Trujillo is a member of the Los Porteños writing group, who are dedicated to raising Latinx voices and to raising awareness of diverse languages, canons, stories and cultures.

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Tuesday

Nov 17

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Octaviano Merecias

Portland-based writer, educator, and public speaker Octaviano Merecias shares an original poem in this reading filmed at the Portland Art Museum. Merecias is a member of the Los Porteños writing group, who are dedicated to raising Latinx voices and to raising awareness of diverse languages, canons, stories and cultures.

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Wednesday

Nov 18

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Saturday

Nov 13

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Charles Valle

Charles Valle pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his debut collection, Proof of Stake: An Elegy. Valle is paired with the artwork Moment of Silence by Hans Burkhardt; found in the Modern & Contemporary Art, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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Saturday

Nov 13

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Jennifer Hanlon Wilde

Jennifer Hanlon Wilde pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her mystery novel, Finding the Vein. Hanlon Wilde is paired with the artwork Dual Form by Barbara Hepworth; found in the Modern & Contemporary Art, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this

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Saturday

Nov 13

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: A.M. Rosales

Essayist A.M. ROSALES pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Rosales is paired with the artwork Chief Bundle by Ka'ila Farrell-Smith; found in the Northwest Art, on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Saturday

Nov 13

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Brittney Corrigan

BRITTNEY CORRIGAN pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her latest collection, Daughters. Corrigan is paired with the artwork For the Love by Isaka Shamsud-Din; found in the Northwest Art, on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. About Daughters: This collection

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Saturday

Nov 13

Pop Up Events   Portland Book Festival  

Pop-up: Stacy Brewster

STACY BREWSTER pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his debut story collection, What We Pick Up. Brewster is paired with the artwork William Jamison by Patrick Abbey; found in the Northwest Art, on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. About

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Nov 13

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