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Brian Evenson

Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection A Collapse of Horses (Coffee House Press, 2016) and the novella The Warren (Tor.com, 2016). He has been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the Edgar Award, and has won the ALA-RUSA Award. He is the recipient of three O. Henry Prizes as well as an NEA fellowship. He lives in Los Angeles and teaches in the Critical Studies Program at CalArts. Visit him online at brianevenson.com

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November 2018

Pop-up: Brian Evenson


November 10 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Brian Evenson pops-up with an original short story in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Evenson is paired with Purple Interior with Window by Rose Mary Gonella-Butler; found in the Modern American Realism exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art…

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Sins of the Fathers: Memoirs of Inheritance


November 10 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

Three memoirs reckon with complicated family histories and the struggle to reconcile the past and the future. In Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, Jean Guerrero delves deep into her family’s shadowy past as she investigates her father’s self-destructive and erratic behavior,…

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