• 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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Terese Marie Mailhot / CANCELED

Terese Marie Mailhot / CANCELED

Terese Marie Mailhot had to cancel her festival appearance this year. We are sorry for any disappointment.

Terese Marie Mailhot graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts with an M.F.A. in fiction. Mailhot’s work has appeared in The Rumpus, the Los Angeles TimesCarve MagazineThe OffingThe ToastYellow Medicine Review, and elsewhere. The recipient of several fellowships—SWAIA Discovery Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Writing by Writers Fellowship, and the Elk Writer’s Workshop Fellowship—she was recently named the Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University and resides in West Lafayette, Indiana. Her debut book is the memoir Heart Berries. Visit her online at teresemailhot.com

Nicole will sign copies of her book at the Catapult / Counterpoint / Soft Skull Press booth in the exhibitor fair (1st floor, Portland Art Museum’s Mark Building) from 11:00-11:30 a.m., and following her 1:45 p.m. event at the Brunish Theatre, and her 4:20 p.m. event at the Portland Art Museum’s Crumpacker Library.

In addition to her festival events, Terese Marie Mailhot is appearing in the following festival partner events:

Lit Crawl Portland — Join us on a madcap literary adventure through the streets of downtown Portland! All events are free and open to the public, and culminate in the Tin House After Party. More info here.

Friday, November 9
6:00–6:45 p.m.: Land Acknowledgement Ceremony
8:00–8:45 p.m.: Our Words Are a Bridge: An Evening with The Rumpus, VIDA, and YesYes Books

Events, Classes, and Seminars

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Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Fact/Fiction with The Believer

WE ARE SORRY, BUT TERESE MARIE MAILHOT HAD TO CANCEL HER FESTIVAL APPEARANCE. THIS EVENT WILL GO FORWARD WITH TOMMY ORANGE AND SARA ORTIZ. Join The Believer magazine as they host three micro-interviews at the Portland Book Festival. The first featurette gathers memoirist Terese Marie Mailhot, author of Heart Berries, a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming

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