Karen Karbo is a very funny writer – from near slapstick to wry wit. Amazing.
This book is so goddamn good, you’ll plotz.
Peter Selgin is a born writer, capable of taking any subject and exploring it from a new angle, with wit, grace, and erudition.
21 March 2017, 7:00pm
Center for Fiction, New York, NY
5 May 2017, 7:30pm
Powell's City of Books, Portland, OR
Portland writer Sally Tisdale is one of Oregon’s true literary treasures. She’s the author of eight books, but she is first and foremost an essayist—someone who can make art out of her process of trying to make sense of the world. She spoke...Forward
The functions of memoir are multifarious; from preservation to commemoration, investigation to discovery. Join memoirists Peter Selgin (The Inventors), Sheila Kohler (Once We Were Sisters), and Dawn Raffel (The Secret Life of Objects) in an exploration of the purposes of memoir writing—both for author and reader—and how one transforms personal memories into literature.
Peter Selgin, Sheila Kohler, and Dawn Raffel explore the purposes of memoir writing—both for author and reader—and how one transforms personal memories into literature.
Please join Jenny Forrester, author of Narrow River, Wide Sky, reading from her new memoir at the Powell’s City of Books launch party. After the reading the party will continue across the street at Ringler’s at 1332 W Burnside. Please come celebrate with beer and cake!
Here we are, two strangers, side by side. We don’t have to talk, do we? The din of sixty prepubescent sixth graders on a field trip is enough for me. I have a book in my bag to read. And yet, as...Forward
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