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Sunday, October 6 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dangerous Memoirs

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Should a memoir get your pulse racing with the sheer force of its storytelling bravado? Should a memoir also break your heart? If it was written by someone on this panel, the answer is yes. Find out how.

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Ariel Gore

Bio: | Alternative Press Award-winning editor and publisher of Hip Mama, LAMBDA-award winning editor of Portland Queer, author of many books including Atlas of the Human Heart, How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead, and The Traveling Death and Resurrection Show. | | Ariel celebrates the relaunch of Hip Mama with its 20th anniversary issue this month. | | Get Hip Mama here!  | | Ariel also teaches writing online... Read More →
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Scott Nadelson

Bio: | Scott Nadelson is the author of three story collections, most recently Aftermath, and a memoir, The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress. A winner of the Oregon Book Award, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize, he teaches at Willamette University and in the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA Program at Pacific Lutheran University. | | The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in... Read More →
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Jay R Ponteri

Bio: | Jay Ponteri directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and show:tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists. He is the founding editor of both the online literary magazine M Review and HABIT Books, a publisher of prose and poetry chapbooks. His memoir, Wedlocked, is published by Hawthorne Books, April 2013. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again, is being published by... Read More →

Sunday October 6, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mutt Enterprises Stage OCC, D-135

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