• December 7, 2021
          Maxine Scates and Joseph Millar
          December 8, 2021
          One Page Wednesday: December
          December 9, 2021
          Bagley Wright Lecture Series: “Is That A Real Poem Or Did You Just Make It Up?”
          December 14, 2021
          The Moth Mainstage in Portland
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Somaiya Daud

Somaiya Daud

Somaiya Daud is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington. A former bookseller in the children’s department at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C., Somaiya is passionate about Arabic poetry, the stars, and the Gothic novel. Mirage is her debut novel. You can find her online at somaiyabooks.com.

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Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Girls Think of Everything: The New Heroism in YA

Science fiction, fantasy, myth, and history collide in these YA novels that ask us to consider who is telling the story, and the power that gives. In a distant star system, Amani is violently kidnapped from her small village and forced to serve a cruel princess in the Moroccan-inspired Mirage. Ghosts, witches, love, and revenge haunt

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