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Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage)

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1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States
(503) 226-2811 www.portlandartmuseum.org/‎

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November 2019

Scholastic GraphixCon: Middle Grade Graphic Novels


November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Five of the most exciting middle grade graphic novelists all on one stage! Featuring Gale Galligan (The Baby-sitters Club: Boy-crazy Stacy), Jennifer L. Holm (Sunny Rolls the Dice), Molly Knox Ostertag (The Midwinter Witch), Aron Nels Steinke (Mr. Wolf’s Class:…

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The Journey: The Writer in the World


November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

An intimate, wide-ranging conversation between Anna Badkhen and Barry Lopez about writing, and the role the write plays as a global citizen. Anna Badkhen’s immersive investigations of the world’s inequities have yielded six books of literary nonfiction, most recently Fisherman’s…

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Hard Conversations: Race, Family, America


November 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Three books that, through various genres and forms, explore identity and division in contemporary America—and, somehow, find hope. Steph Cha’s Your House Will Pay is set in Los Angeles, where a shocking crime forces two families, connected by past violence,…

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OPB’s State of Wonder: The Bird King


November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

G. Willow Wilson discusses her new novel, The Bird King, with April Baer, host of OPB’s State of Wonder. A fantastical journey set at the height of the Spanish Inquisition from the award-winning author of Alif the Unseen and writer of the Ms.…

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Between the Lines: Harper Lee and Boris Pasternak


November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium (McMenamins Stage), 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Murder, espionage, and two of the greatest writers of the twentieth century: Harper Lee and Boris Pasternak. Two new books combine the real-life stories: behind the book Harper Lee never wrote, and one of the greatest love stories of the…

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