F248. A Reading and Conversation with Erica Jong, Lidia Yuknavitch, and Raymond Luczak, Sponsored by Red Hen Press

Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Friday, March 29, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

 

In the 21st century, where has the story gone? Are we living and writing a whole new narrative? Paying attention to characters we didn't notice, seeing what's wrong with heroes and saints, and embracing outlaws and fighters for truth? Stories take on new shapes as we move into the future.

Moderator:

Susannah Nevison is the author of two books of poetry: Lethal Theater, winner of the Wheeler Poetry Prize, and Teratology, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. She teaches at Sweet Briar College.

Erica Jong, celebrated poet, novelist and essayist with over twenty-five books published in forty-five languages, including international best-sellers, Fear of Flying & Fear of Dying. She’s adapting her favorite novel, Fanny: Being the True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones for an unlimited television series and has a new poetry volume due for release.

Raymond Luczak is the author and editor of over twenty books, encompassing poetry, fiction, memoir, and drama. Titles include FlannelwoodThe Kinda Fella I Am: Stories, and QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology. A Lambda Literary Award finalist, he has been nominated nine times for the Pushcart Prize.

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the novel The Book of Joan and the bestselling novel The Small Backs of Children, as well as the the anti-memoir The Chronology of Water. She founded the Corporeal Writing Workshops. 

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March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

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