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October 2017

Bookmark: A Benefit for Literary Arts


October 25
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Click here to visit the event landing page.   Bookmark: A Benefit for Literary Arts is our first organization-wide fundraising event to help raise key support for all of our literary programs: Portland Arts & Lectures, Youth Programs, Oregon Book Awards…

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November 2017
$15 - $18

2017 Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival


November 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Join Literary Arts for Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival, our annual celebration of literature. This one-day event features local and national authors presenting onstage events, pop-up readings, and workshops. Enjoy activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair, local food…

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Pop-up: Matthew Robinson


November 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Local author, Matthew Robinson, reads from his debut novel, The Horse Latitudes, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  The Horse Latitudes follows one Cavalry platoon’s time in Baghdad, Iraq. The book observes not only the firefights and their aftermath, but also…

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Pop-up: Wendy Willis


With: Wendy Willis
November 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Wendy Willis pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her recent book of poetry, A Long Late Pledge.  A Long Late Pledge, Wendy Willis's second book of poems and the first from Bear Star Press, arrives at the perfect…

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Pop-up: Brian K. Friesen


November 11 @ 10:15 am - 10:30 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland local, Brian K. Friesen, pops-up with his recent work, At the Waterline.  Of At the Waterline: One windy night on the Willamette River, a young man with romantic notions of a sailing life crashes his boat into a railroad…

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Pop-up: Maxine Rose Schur & Jeanne B De Sainte Marie


November 11 @ 10:15 am - 10:30 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Maxine Rose Schur (author) and Jeanne B De Sainte Marie (illustrator) pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with their picture book Marielle in Paris.  Marielle the mouse has worked her dressmaking magic for nine days and nine nights to…

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Pop-up: Brendan Kiely


November 11 @ 10:30 am - 10:45 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Brendan Kiely reads from his YA title, The Last True Love Story, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  From the critically acclaimed author of The Gospel of Winter and the coauthor of All American Boys comes a cool, contemplative spin on hot summer nights…

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Pop-up: Elly Blue & Cynthia Marts


November 11 @ 10:30 am - 10:45 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland locals, Elly Blue and Cynthia Marts, read from their short stories included in Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Biketopia is the newest volume of the Bikes in Space series:…

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Pop-up: De-Canon: A Visibility Project presents Shayla Lawson


November 11 @ 10:45 am - 11:00 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland local, Shayla Lawson, will read from her forthcoming poetry collection I Think I'm Ready to See Frank Ocean. This pop-up presented in collaboration with De-Canon: A Visibility Project.  De-Canon: A Visibility Project, based in Portland, Oregon, is a “pop-up…

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Pop-up: Alia Malek


With: Alia Malek
November 11 @ 10:45 am - 11:00 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Alia Malek pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her memoir The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria. At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had…

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Pop-up: Matthew Minicucci


November 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based writer, Matthew Minicucci will read from his book of poetry, Small Gods. "Small Gods by Matthew Minicucci is one of the most beautiful, moving, and intelligent books of poetry I've read in I don't know how long. These poems and…

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Pop-up: Dennie Wendt


With: Dennie Wendt
November 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Oregon local, Dennie Wendt, reads from his debut novel, Hooper's Revolution, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  It’s 1976 and the United States is home to The Giganticos, a football super squad led by the one and only Pearl of…

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Pop-up: Stephanie Adams-Santos


November 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Local writer, Stephanie Adams-Santos, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her recent title Swarm Queen's Crown. In Swarm Queen's Crown, Adams-Santos deals majorly with self's inherent Otherness. We are spun, Adams-Santos says, 'in the veiled gore / of…

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Pop-up: Stephen Lackaye


November 11 @ 11:15 am - 11:30 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Local poet, Stephen Lackaye, reads from his collection Self-Portrait in Dystopian Landscape. In Self-Portrait in Dystopian Landscape, Stephen Lackaye explores post- industrial disquiet in the Rust Belt. The figures in his poems try to reckon a subtle menace that lingers…

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Pop-up: Live Music in the Galleries with Alicia Jo Rabins


November 11 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Alicia Jo Rabins, Portland-based writer, musician, composer, performer and Torah teacher, will perform live music in the Portland Art Museum galleries!

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Pop-up: Jacqueline Keeler


November 11 @ 11:15 am - 11:30 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based writer and activist Jacqueline Keeler shares from her collection Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears, which features poems, essays, and stories from fifteen contributors. 

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Pop-up: Emily Robbins


November 11 @ 11:30 am - 11:45 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Emily Robbins pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries to read from her novel, A Word for Love. A mesmerizing debut set in Syria on the cusp of the unrest, A Word for Love is the spare and exquisitely told story of…

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Pop-up: Emily Suvada


With: Emily Suvada
November 11 @ 11:30 am - 11:45 am
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland author, Emily Suvada, shares her debut novel, This Mortal Coil.  In this gripping debut novel, seventeen-year-old Cat must use her gene-hacking skills to decode her late father’s message concealing a vaccine to a horrifying plague. Catarina Agatta is a…

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Pop-up: Amber J. Keyser


November 11 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Amber J. Keyser reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her most recent work, Pointe, Claw. In Pointe, Claw, Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program. She has to be perfect to land a spot with the professional…

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Pop-up: Meagan Macvie


November 11 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Meagan Macvie pops-up with her recent work, The Ocean in My Ears.  Meri Miller lives in Soldotna, Alaska. Never heard of it? That's because in Slowdotna the most riveting activities for a teenager are salmon fishing and grabbing a Big Gulp…

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Pop-up: Bonnie Arning


November 11 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Bonnie Arning reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her poetry collection, Escape Velocity. From the moment of a marriage’s heated inception to its period of luminous crowding and onward into distance and darkness, Bonnie Arning’s Escape Velocity asks if it’s…

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Pop-up: Amy Stewart


With: Amy Stewart
November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based author Amy Stewart will pop-up with her most recent work, Miss Kopp's Midnight Confessions.  Deputy sheriff Constance Kopp is outraged to see young women brought into the Hackensack jail over dubious charges of waywardness, incorrigibility, and moral depravity. The…

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Pop-up: Valerie Geary


November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland author, Valerie Geary, reads from her most recent title, Everything We Lost, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  Lucy Durant was only fourteen-years-old when she lost her older brother. First to his paranoid delusions as he became increasingly obsessed…

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Pop-up: Victor Lodato


November 11 @ 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Victor Lodato pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his recent novel, Edgar & Lucy.  Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece; a stunning examination of family love and betrayal. Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people…

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Pop-up: Kayla Rae Whitaker


November 11 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Kayla Rae Whitaker presents her debut novel, The Animators, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  In the male-dominated field of animation, Mel Vaught and Sharon Kisses are a dynamic duo, the friction of their differences driving them: Sharon, quietly ambitious…

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Pop-up: Sung Yim


With: Sung Yim
November 11 @ 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Sung Yim pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with their memoir What About the Rest of Your Life. In their soaring and urgent debut memoir, Sung Yim captures a sleepy sad slice of Americana recognizable to anyone who’s driven…

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Pop-up: Zan Romanoff


With: Zan Romanoff
November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Zan Romanoff reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her YA book, Grace and the Fever. Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl meets Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty in this contemporary YA about what it means to be a fan—and what it means to…

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Pop-up: Matthew Zapruder


November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Matthew Zapruder pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his recent work, Why Poetry.  In Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry—and poetry alone—can do. Zapruder argues that the way we have been…

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Pop-up: Curtis C. Chen


November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Vancouver, Washington-based writer, Curtis C. Chen, pops-up up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with the second book in The Kangaroo Series, Kangaroo Too.  Set in the same world as Waypoint Kangaroo, Curtis C. Chen's Kangaroo Too is bursting with adrenaline and intrigue…

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Pop-up: Shanthi Sekaran


November 11 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Shanthi Sekaran pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her novel Lucky Boy. In this astonishing novel, Shanthi Sekaran gives voice to the devotion and anguish of motherhood through two women bound together by their love for one boy.…

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Pop-up: Elizabeth Haidle


November 11 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Elizabeth Haidle, illustrator of the graphic novel I, Parrot, demonstrates live drawing in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Daphne is willing to risk everything to get her son back. Surreal, funny and deeply affecting, I, Parrot is the tale of mother, a…

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Pop-up: Kazumi Heshiki


November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Local writer, Kazumi Heshiki, will read from his book of haikus, Fireweed Blossoms.  Fireweed Blossoms, is a stunning collection of poetry by local writer Kazumi Heshiki. Kazumi was born on Okinawa Island in 1930 and his book reflects a lifetime of…

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Pop-up: Hannah Tinti


With: Hannah Tinti
November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Hannah Tinti reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her novel The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley.  The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley is a coming-of-age novel and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect…

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Pop-up: Live Music in the Galleries with Will Adlard


With: Will Adlard
November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Catch Portland-based singer/songwriter, Will Adlard, perform live in the Portland Art Museum galleries!

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Pop-up: Danez Smith


With: Danez Smith
November 11 @ 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Danez Smith reads from his poetry collection Don't Call Us Dead in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects, and performative power. Don’t Call Us Dead opens with a heartrending…

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Pop-up: Chelsea Martin


November 11 @ 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Chelsea Martin pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her recent collection Caca Dolce: Essays From a Lowbrow Life. Funny, candid, and searchingly self-aware, this essay collection tells the story of Chelsea Martin’s coming of age as an artist.…

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Pop-up: April Henry


With: April Henry
November 11 @ 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

April Henry, author of Count All Her Bones, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Six months ago, Griffin Sawyer meant to steal a car, but he never meant to steal the girl asleep in the backseat. Panicked, he took…

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Pop-up: Susan DeFreitas


November 11 @ 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland author, Susan DeFreitas, reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her debut novel, Hot Season. An outlaw activist on the run. A pipeline set to destroy a river. And three young women who must decide who to love,…

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Pop-up: Catherine Woodard


November 11 @ 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Catherine Woodard reads in the Portland Art Museum galleries from her poetry collection, Opening the Mouth of the Dead. "The word for house and tomb is the same," writes Catherine Woodard in her first full-length poetry collection, Opening the Mouth…

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Pop-up: Los Porteños presents Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas & Ivonne Saed


November 11 @ 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Oregon writers, Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas, Ivonne Saed, and Juan Antonio Trujillo read from original works in the Portland Art Museum galleries. This pop-up presented in collaboration with Los Porteños.  Los Porteños is a well of Latino writers dedicated to raising their…

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Pop-up: Incite: Queer Writers Read presents Sossity Chiricuzio, Vinnie Kinsella, & Tammy Lynne Stoner


November 11 @ 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based writers Sossity Chiricuzio, Vinnie Kinsella, and Tammy Lynne Stoner read from their personal works. This pop-up is presented in collaboration with Incite: Queer Writers Read.  Incite: Queer Writers Read is a curated monthly reading series for Queer writers hosted…

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Pop-up: Jessie Chaffee


November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Jessie Chaffee pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her debut novel, Florence in Ecstasy.  A young American woman arrives in Florence from Boston, knowing no one and speaking little Italian. But Hannah is isolated in a more profound…

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Pop-up: Oliver Uberti


November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Oliver Uberti pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics.  For thousands of years, tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, and…

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Pop-up: Edan Lepucki, Elena Passarello, & Justin Taylor


November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival presenting authors Edan Lepucki and Elena Passarello join local author Justin Taylor to read from their works featured in Little Boxes, an essay collection about television and pop culture's impact on writers. What happens when television…

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Pop-up: Tillie Walden


November 11 @ 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Tillie Walden pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her graphic memoir, Spinning, and a live drawing demonstration. Tillie Walden’s powerful graphic memoir captures what it’s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving…

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Pop-up: Bonnie Frumkin Morales


November 11 @ 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based chef, Bonnnie Frumkin Morales, pops-up with her debut cookbook Kachka: A Return to Russian cooking in the Portland Art Museum galleries.

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Pop-up: Live Music in the Galleries with Lisa Schonberg


November 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Lisa Schonberg, local musician, artist, and natural historian, will play drums in the Portland Art Museum Galleries!

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Pop-up: Kate Carroll de Gutes


November 11 @ 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based writer, Kate Carroll de Gutes, pops-up with her essay collection The Authenticity Experiment in the Portland Art Museum galleries. In 2012, Kate Carroll de Gutes found herself at a rest stop “ruined with anxiety. And when I say ruined, I…

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Pop-up: Steven Church


November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Steven Church pops-up up with his recent title, One With the Tiger: Sublime and Violent Encounters Between Humans and Animals. On September 21, 2012, twenty-five year old David Villalobos purchased a pass for the Bronx Zoo and a ticket for…

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Pop-up: The Rumpus presents Kaveh Akbar, Melissa Febos, & Sarah Manguso


November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Contributors to The Rumpus and Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival presenting authors, Kaveh Akbar, Melissa Febos, and Sarah Manguso, join forces for a pop-up reading in the Portland Art Museum Galleries. 

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Pop-up: Jess Arndt


With: Jess Arndt
November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Jess Arndt pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with their story collection Large Animals. Jess Arndt's striking debut collection confronts what it means to have a body. Boldly straddling the line between the imagined and the real, the masculine…

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Pop-up: Zachary Schomburg


November 11 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Zachary Schomburg pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his recent work Mammother. The people of Pie Time are suffering from God’s Finger, a mysterious plague that leaves its victims dead with a big hole through their chests. In…

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Pop-up: Megan Stielstra


November 11 @ 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Megan Stielstra pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her most recent book of essays, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life.  In this poignant and inciting collection of literary essays, Megan Stielstra tells stories to ward off fears both personal…

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Pop-up: Renée Watson


November 11 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Renée Watson shares a reading from her most recent YA novel, Piecing Me Together, in the Portland Art Museum galleries.  Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often…

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Pop-up: Gabe Habash


With: Gabe Habash
November 11 @ 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Gabe Habash pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Stephen Florida. Foxcatcher meets The Art of Fielding, Stephen Florida follows a college wrestler in his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from…

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Pop-up: Patricia Kullberg


November 11 @ 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland local, Patricia Kullberg, pops-up with her recent work of nonfiction, On the Ragged Edge of Medicine: Doctoring Among the Dispossessed.  On the Ragged Edge of Medicine offers a glimpse into a medical practice for the homeless and urban poor. Told…

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Pop-up: Jenny Forrester


November 11 @ 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based writer, Jenny Forrester, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her memoir, Narrow River, Wide Sky. In the vein of The Liar's Club and The Glass Castle, Jenny Forrester's memoir perfectly captures both place and a community situated on the Colorado…

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Pop-up: Fonda Lee


With: Fonda Lee
November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland author, Fonda Lee, will read from her debut adult novel, Jade City, and her recent YA title, Exo in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Jade City begins an epic tale of family, honor, and those who live and die by the…

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Pop-up: Mike Lawrence


November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland-based illustrator and graphic novelist, Mike Lawrence, pops-up with his recent work, Star Scouts.  About Star Scouts: Avani is the new kid in town, and she’s not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she’s weird, especially the girls in…

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Pop-up: Sarah Bokich


With: Sarah Bokich
November 11 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland local, Sarah Bokich, will read from her poetry collection, Rocking Chair at the End of the World. Sarah Bokich’s collection Rocking Chair at the End of the World invites the reader to share an imperative and deeply human journey…

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Pop-up: Neil Aitken


With: Neil Aitken
November 11 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Neil Aitken reads from him book of poetry Babbage's Dream in the Portland Art Museum galleries. "In stunningly elegant couplets, Neil Aitken transposes the dreams of machines and humans into musical, sonically deft lyrics that sing songs of creation, vision, possibility,…

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Pop-up: Alex Behr


With: Alex Behr
November 11 @ 4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland author, Alex Behr, reads from her recent short story collection, Planet Grim. A woman muses on the influential men in her life, and the enduring significance of white pants. A grisly trial for a murder in which a son…

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Pop-up: Elyse Fenton


With: Elyse Fenton
November 11 @ 4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Portland writer, Elyse Fenton, shares her most recent book of poetry, Sweet Insurgent, with a pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Poetry. Women's Studies. Elyse Fenton's follow-up to her critically acclaimed first book furthers the great themes of women…

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