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Devon Walker-Figueroa

Devon Walker-Figueroa is the author of Philomath (Milkweed Editions, 2021), selected for the National Poetry Series by Sally Keith and of the chapbook, So Lame (Berfrois, 2019). A graduate of Bennington College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and the current Jill Davis Fellow in fiction at NYU, her work has appeared in the The NationPoetryAmerican Poetry ReviewPloughshares, and elsewhere.

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Events, Classes, and Seminars

We have moved many of our offerings online! We hope you will join us.


Nov 8

Portland Book Festival   Writing Classes   Writing Class  


This three-hour intensive will focus on the poetics of place: even as we all move through places familiar and altogether new to us, have perhaps lockdown-lingered in landscapes we might not have chosen for ourselves, we carry other places within us—places of belonging or alienation, constriction or drift; places rural or metropolitan, virtual, liminal, majestic,

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Nov 12

Portland Book Festival   Poetry   Nonfiction   Fiction  

Love & Loss: Jasmine Guillory, Danielle Henderson, Devon Walker-Figueroa

Portland Book Festival virtual events, presented by Bank of America, will feature variety-show style interviews. Each night, three authors whose work shares thematic connections will join remotely, and interviewers will be broadcasting live from Portland literary locations. Tonights event features: Jasmine Guillory & Kisha Jarrett; Danielle Henderson with Live Wire's Luke Burbank & Elena Passarello; and Devon Walker-Figueroa with Jennifer Perrine.

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