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          One Page Wednesday: December
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          “Is That A Real Poem Or Did You Just Make It Up?” : Bagley Wright Lecture Series
          December 14, 2021
          The Moth Mainstage in Portland
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Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides was born in Detroit and attended Brown and Stanford Universities. His first novel, The Virgin Suicides, was published by FSG to great acclaim in 1993, and he has received numerous awards for his work. In 2003, he received the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Middlesex (FSG, 2002), which was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and France’s Prix Médicis. The Marriage Plot (FSG, 2011) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and won both the Prix Fitzgerald and the Madame Figaro Literary Prize. His collection of short stories, Fresh Complaint, is from FSG (2017). Eugenides is a professor of creative writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton.

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Nov 11

Portland Book Festival  

Desperate Characters: Jeffrey Eugenides and Danzy Senna in Conversation

Darkly comic tales of suspicion, loneliness, and obsession, of characters pushed to the extreme—often by the unraveling in their own minds. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides discusses his new—and first—story collection, Fresh Complaint, with Danzy Senna, author of New People, a novel of race, class, and manners in New York City in the late 1990s.

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