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Sunday, October 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Short Story vs, the Novel

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Does size matter? What form best serves the story? Five acclaimed authors of novels and story collections compare and discuss the unique challenges and joys of each form.

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Dave Weich

Bio:Dave Weich is the president of Sheepscot Creative, a marketing agency based in Portland. At Powell’s Books (1998-2009), Dave directed marketing and development efforts as online traffic increased from less than 1,000 unique visitors per day to averages of more than 90,000; he... Read More →

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Tom Barbash

Tom Barbash is the author of five books, including Dakota Winters. His short story collection Stay Up With Me was nominated for the Folio Prize and picked as a Best Book of the Year by the Independent of London, NPR, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the San Jose Mercury News. His... Read More →
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Alissa Nutting

Bio:Alissa Nutting's debut novel, Tampa, will be published by Ecco/HarperCollins in July 2013. She is author of the short story collection Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls (Starcherone/Dzanc 2010), which won the Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction judged by Ben Marcus... Read More →
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Leni Zumas

Leni Zumas is the author of the story collection FAREWELL NAVIGATOR (Open City) and the novel THE LISTENERS (Tin House), which was a finalist for the 2013 Oregon Book Award.  Her fiction has appeared in Quarterly West, Open City, Salt Hill, New Orleans Review, New York Tyrant, Columbia... Read More →


Sunday October 6, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
McMenamins Stage OCC, Main Stage

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