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David Treuer

David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of four previous novels, most recently Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.

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November 2019

NBF Presents: A Morning with the National Book Awards

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Two weeks before the 70th Annual National Book Awards, join the National Book Foundation at the Portland Book Festival for the final preview event featuring 2019 Awards Finalists and Longlisters Laurie Halse Anderson (SHOUT, Young People’s Literature), Kali Fajardo-Anstine (Sabrina…

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Pop-up: David Treuer

With: David Treuer
November 9 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

David Treuer pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present.  Treuer is paired with the artwork Wounded Knee (red and gold) by Hank Willis Thomas; found…

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