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Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo is the author of Pie SchoolA Commonplace Book of Pie, and most recently The Book of Difficult Fruit. Her essay “The Loudproof Room” appeared in New England Review and was chosen for Best American Essays 2015. Her poems, essays, and recipes have appeared in Best New Poets, Gastronomica, Washington Post, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. Her most recent book is Pie & Whiskey, edited with Samuel Ligon. She lives in Spokane, Washington.

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Events, Classes, and Seminars

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Friday

Nov 10

Lit Crawl® Portland 2017

Lit Crawl® Portland hits the streets of downtown PDX for the second year in a row, November 10, the night before Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival! There are several events happening in each phase and ALL events are FREE and open to the public (full schedule below). If your first choice is too crowded, you’ll have many great

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Saturday

Nov 11

A Literary Dinner Party: Collaboration in the Kitchen and on the Page

Food that tells a story, and in this event we explore stories about food with chefs turned writers and writers turned chefs: Andrew Barton & Peter Schweitzer present The Myrtlewood Cookbook, featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine for home cooks; food writer Liz Crain, co-author of Hello! My Name is Tasty; Kate Lebo & Samuel Ligon, co-editors

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Saturday

Nov 11

Pop Up Events  

Pop-up: Kate Lebo & Samuel Ligon

Kate Lebo and Samuel Ligon, co-editors of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze, will pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Lebo and Ligon are paired with The Drunken Cobbler by Jean-Baptiste Greuze; found in the European Art, floor 2, gallery 201. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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