Scott Nadelson & Lidia Yuknavitch at The Press Club

Please join Mountain Writers Series the third Wednesday of each month for literary readings at SE Portland’s most literate wine cafĂ©, The Press Club, at 2621 S.E. Clinton.

Wednesday, September 21, 7:30 PM

Scott Nadelson & Lidia Yuknavitch 


Scott Nadelson is author of three story collections: Aftermath (Hawthorne Books, 2011); The Cantor’s Daughter, winner of the Samuel Goldberg & Sons Fiction Prize for Emerging Jewish Writers and the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize; and Saving Stanley: The Brickman Stories, winner of the Oregon Book Award for short fiction and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award. Nadelson teaches creative writing at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the memoir The Chronology of Water and a forthcoming novel, The Small Backs of Children, both from Hawthorne Books. She has three previous collections of short stories, Her Other Mouths, Liberty's Excess, and Real to Reel. Her stories and creative nonfiction appear widely in literary journals and anthologies. She is the recipient of awards from Literary Arts, Poets and Writers, and the Oregon Arts Council. She teaches writing, literature and women's studies at Mt. Hood Community College; she lives in Portland with her writer/filmmaker husband Andy Mingo and their renaissance man son, Miles. Her other love, is water.

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