Fiction Reading: Katherine Dunn
Date: February 19, 2009 PST Location: Manor House Armstrong Lounge
Manor House Armstrong Lounge
Katherine Dunn is a Portland novelist and journalist. One Ring Circus, a collection of her essays on the sport of boxing will appear early in 2009. Dunn and photographer Jim Lommasson won the 2004 Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize for their collaboration on the book Shadow Boxers. Dunn’s third novel, Geek Love, was a finalist for the 1989 National Book Award.
Dunn’s work is also the focus of an exhibit at Watzek Library, presenting a range of versions of Geek Love, displaying the varied visual and textual presentations of the work and Dunn’s other writings.