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Thursday, October 3 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Fest Opener! Oprah's 2.0 Book Club Vanguards: A Conversation with Ayana Mathis & Cheryl Strayed

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Festival Bundle: $25 advance, $30 Door
A 21+ EVENT

Meeting for the first time on our stages: Oprah's only 2.0 Book Club-selected authors. Two strong women with two very strong voices. Add McMenamin's ambiance, a pair of microphones and a free-flowing agenda and an inspired conversation between New York Times bestsellers Ayana Mathis and Cheryl Strayed is guaranteed! Hosted by the beloved Courtenay Hameister of Live Wire fame.

PRICE OF ADMISSION INCLUDES AN AUTHOR-SIGNED COPY OF OPRAH'S 2.0 BOOK CLUB-SELECTED TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE AND WILD. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT CASCADETICKETS.COM OR THE MISSION THEATER BOX OFFICE.  

Moderators
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Courtenay Hameister

HEAD WRITER/PRODUCER/ESSAYIST, LiveWire
Courtenay was Live Wire’s host for nine years, and as lucky as she was to have that job, she’s enjoying her new role much more: sitting at the producers’ table and silently judging Luke. You’ll see her on stage periodically, reading an essay or portraying Peg Tut, the scrappy owner of a Snake Emporium/Personal Injury Law Firm. Her writing has appeared inMcSweeney’s, Oregon Humanities... Read More →

Writers
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Ayana Mathis

Bio: | Ayana Mathis was born in Philadelphia to a long line of formidable women. As an only child, a quirky and overactive imagination was inevitable, and at the age of eight she penned her first collection of short stories about a girl named Blue who came to a bad end in a tree house. | | Many years passed before she rediscovered that focus and dedication - in the meantime Ayana worked as a waitress, a freelance researcher, a... Read More →
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Cheryl Strayed

Bio: | Cheryl Strayed is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller WILD, the New York Times bestseller TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, and the novel TORCH. WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 and optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon's production company, Pacific Standard. WILD was selected as the winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the Indie Choice Award, an Oregon Book Award, a... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Mission Theater 1624 NW Glisan St.

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