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Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage)

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November 2019

Look Closer: Poetry and Myth Remaking


November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

The characters in these three poetry collections confront different kinds of displacement: from the body, from home, from time. In Oculus, Sally Wen Mao explores exile not just as a matter of distance and displacement, but as a migration through…

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Astro Poets: Your Guide to the Zodiac


November 9 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

A conversation with Mindy Nettiffee (Open Your Mouth Like a Bell) and the online phenomenon the Astro Poets (@poetastrologers), Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, who have written the first great astrology primer of the 21st century. Full of insight, advice…

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Ordinary Life: Exploring the Spaces Between


November 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

Three books that find the extraordinary in the ordinary. Award-winning poet Michael Dickman’s new collection, Days & Days, is an exhilarating and far-ranging mediation on days and how we live in them in the twenty-first century. Pulitzer finalist Karen Russell’s…

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Live Through This: Heartbreak, Hope, & Humor


November 9 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

These three books at once tender and unsentimental, heartbreaking and humorous. Exploring grief, love, and identity, you’ll cry till you laugh and laugh till you cry. Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, Mostly Dead Things, finds Jessa grieving for her father while…

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Dangerous Love: Desire & Obsession


November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portland’5 Winningstad Theatre (Poetry Foundation Stage), 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

These poets confront the trauma of the past—the personal past and the shared past—while celebrating desire and love. Ugly Music, the debut collection from Diannely Antigua, explores reality, dream, trauma, and obsession, and how to create an identity informed by…

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