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Monday, October 14 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Porchlight Storytelling: Liars and the Lies They Tell

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It's a brave new world, seemingly bursting with liars and the lies they tell. The Bay Area’s long-running Porchlight storytelling series returns with "liar"-themed tales from West Coast and international authors. Featuring Sarah Cannon, Rene Denfeld, Michelle Ruiz Keil, Tom Lanoye, Tiffany Midge, and Hagar Peeters. Co-hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick. Music by Marc Capelle. Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm. $20 adv / $25 door

Authors and Participants
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Hagar Peeters

Hagar Peeters, nominee for Dutch Poet Laureate, has won numerous prizes and published several volumes of poetry: Enough Poems Written About Love Today (1999), Suitcases of Sea Air (2003), Runner of Light (2008), and Maturity (2011). Her latest is the novel Malva, the unknown story... Read More →
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Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge is the author of the memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s and The Woman Who Married A Bear. She is the recipient of a 2019 Pushcart Prize, the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize, and a Western Heritage Award. A former columnist for Indian Country... Read More →
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Sarah Cannon

Sarah Cannon is author of the memoir The Shame of Losing (Red Hen Press). A graduate of Goddard College's low-residency MFA program, she helped launch the inaugural Lighthouse Writer's alumni program in 2016, a conference and retreat held each February at Goddard's West coast location... Read More →
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Rene Denfeld

Rene Denfeld is an award-winning author, journalist, and licensed private investigator living in Portland, Oregon. She is the bestselling author of The Child Finder and The Enchanted, which was a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel prixe and received... Read More →
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Michelle Ruiz Keil

Michelle Ruiz Keil is a Latinx novelist and playwright. She teaches writing and curates All Kinds of Fur: A Fairytale Reading Series and Salon in Portland, Oregon. She has been a fellow at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and Lit Camp and is a member of Las Musas, a collective... Read More →
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Tom Lanoye

Tom Lanoye is an award-winning Belgian novelist, poet, and playwright. Starting out as a poet and critic, he became famous for his prose and drama, as well as his politically and socially engaged columns and his unique cabaret‐style performances. He is the author of more than fifty... Read More →

Monday October 14, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
Swedish American Hall