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Mira Jacob

Mira Jacob is the author and illustrator of Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations. Her critically acclaimed novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, was a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers pick, shortlisted for India’s Tata First Literature Award, longlisted for the Brooklyn Literary Eagles Prize, and translated into seven languages. Her writing and drawings have appeared in The New York Times, Electric Literature, Tin House, Literary Hub, Guernica, and Vogue, and she has a drawn column on Shondaland. She teaches at The New School, and she is a founding faculty member of the MFA Program at Randolph College. She lives in Brooklyn.


Also appearing in Festival partner event:

Live Wire with Luke Burbank featuring Portland Book Festival authors Ross Gay, Mira Jacob, and Tim O’Brien!

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Doors: 6:30pm / Show: 7:30pm
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