Posts Tagged: Lidia Yuknavitch

What to Read When the World Is Ending

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Books to read in this fraught political moment.

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Notable Portland: 10/25–10/31

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Portland: 10/18–10/24

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/8–10/14

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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What to Read When You Want Strong Women Who Refuse to Shut Up About Sexuality

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Steph Auteri shares a list of books to celebrate her book, A DIRTY WORD.

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Slow Burn: A Conversation with Katie Jean Shinkle

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Katie Jean Shinkle discusses her new novel, RUINATION.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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Notable Portland: 7/12–7/18

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Literary events in and around Portland this week!

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What to Read When You Want to Reclaim Your Time

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Books that center us and offer new perspectives.

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Notable Portland: 5/17–5/23

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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The Thread: Goddesses and Monsters

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Let’s take the women in our lives, and the women who came before us, off the pedestals but also, out of the graves of irrelevancy.

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Moments of Truth and Beauty: A Conversation with David Rocklin

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David Rocklin discusses The Night Language, the larger landscape of appropriation and empathy, immigration and power structures, and intimacy and representation.

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Notable Portland: 3/29–4/4

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2018

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A selection of AWP 2018 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #123: Erica Garza

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“[T]here was something really empowering about being honest and open about this part of myself. Somehow, writing helped lessen the shame.”

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Notable Portland: 10/19–10/25

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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What to Read When Everyone Is Talking about Rape

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A list of memoirs, fiction, poetry collections, and nonfiction that deal with rape culture and the many ways that is shapes our society and the women and men who live within it.

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Notable Portland: 6/8–6/14

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Thursday 6/8: Tracy J. Prince and her researcher Zadie Schaffer give a presentation based on Prince’s new book, Notable Women of Portland. Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free. Join Portland Community College Cascade’s literary journal, Pointed Circle, in celebrating the launch of their latest issue, featuring readings from editors and contributors. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7:30 p.m., […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #84: Susan DeFreitas

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Picture this: a curbside juggler with a rose between his teeth. That’s the opening image of Susan DeFreitas’s powerful debut novel, Hot Season. Vivid (and sometimes strange) images strike again and again, conjuring ponderosa pines, cafés, old houses, and new characters. The book is firmly set in the fictional town of Crest Top, Arizona, and […]

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What to Read When You Need More Anne Shirley in Your Life

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Today, the new series Anne with an E premieres on Netflix. Here’s a list of books for times when you need a strong female protagonist like Anne Shirley.

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Notable Portland: 5/11–5/17

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Thursday 5/11: The Writers in the Schools program at Grant High School hosts a student reading to share their semester of work. Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free. Jeff VanderMeer, author of Southern Reach Trilogy, reads from his new book, Borne, a story about two humans and two creatures. VanderMeer will be joined in conversation by […]

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Notable NYC: 5/6–5/12

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Saturday 5/6: Jennifer E. Smith presents Windfall. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free. Carmen Giménez Smith and Aldrin Valdez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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Breaking the Binaries: A Conversation with Lidia Yuknavitch

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Lidia Yuknavitch discusses her new novel, Book of Joan, a reimagining of the Joan of Arc story set in a terrifying future where the heroine has emerged to save a world ravaged by war, violence, and greed.

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