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Mountain Writers Series presents KIM BARNES & ROBERT WRIGLEY

Mountain Writers Series presents KIM BARNES & ROBERT WRIGLEY


Mountain Writers Series


TaborSpace (Portland, OR)

Join Mountain Writers Series for this special event at TaborSpace featuring award-winning novelist KIM BARNES and award-winning poet ROBERT WRIGLEY reading together Sunday, June 3, 2:45 PM. Opening music by bassist Glen Moore. KIM BARNES will read from her latest novel, In the Kingdom of Men (Knopf, June 2012). Barnes is also the author of two memoirs, one of which, In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, received a PEN/Jerard Fund Award and was awarded a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. A former Idaho-Writer-in-Residence, Barnes teaches in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Idaho. She has three grown children, one dog, one cat, and lives with her husband, the poet Robert Wrigley, on Moscow Mountain. ROBERT WRIGLEY is the author of seven books of poetry, among them Reign of Snakes, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award; Lives of the Animals, winner of the Poets' Prize; and, most recently, Beautiful Country (Penguin, 2010). Two forthcoming books of poetry include The Chuch of Omnivorous Light: Poems New and Selected (Bloodaxe Books, UK, March 2013); and in April 2013, Anatomy of Melancholy & Other Poems (Penguin, April 2013). Doors open at 2:30 PM. No-host book-signing reception to follow. Reading is sponsored in part by a project grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council.

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