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Stephen Hiltner

Stephen Hiltner is an editor on The New York Times’s Travel desk. He was previously a reporter and photographer for the Surfacing column, for which he wrote and illustrated a broad range of features — about subjects like British hill culture, aspiring classical musicians in the Bronx, a cloistered Catholic monastery, evolving trends in the hacking world, a Vietnamese enclave in New Orleans and 5-year-old race-car drivers, among many others. Stephen holds a graduate degree in English literature from the University of Oxford and an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Virginia. Before joining The Times in 2016, he worked for six years as an editor at The Paris Review.

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November 2019

Finding Home: Fiction of Place


November 9 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Mark & Ann Edlen Family Stage), 1119 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Three books that create complex, irresistible portraits of their settings: Florida; Denver; a hair salon. In Kristen Arnett’s novel Mostly Dead Things, the humidity, insects, and downright weirdness of Florida pervade a story of dysfunctional families, art, death, and life.…

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