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Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner is the bestselling author of The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times Top Ten Book of 2013. Her first novel, Telex from Cuba was also a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent novel is The Mars Room. She lives in Los Angeles. Visit her online at rachelkushner.com.



In addition to her festival event, Rachel Kushner is appearing in the following festival partner events:

Northwest Film Center Presents: Film to Page

Festival Writers on Influential Films: The Cool World
Screening and post-film conversation with Rachel Kushner

7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018
Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum

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Saturday

Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Dangerous Places: Women and Power

Women who find themselves confined to wild places, trapped in a cell, by circumstance, by lack of means, by animals and men; and haunted by the past and present alike. The short stories in Lauren Groff’s Florida are set in a landscape of physical and environmental dangers, where panthers and snakes lie in wait and

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