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Fellow Phoebe McIlwain Bright

She had never liked the dark and the feeling that anything could be in it.

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No. 26

No. 26


Phoebe McIlwain Bright has worked in the western Cascades as a whitewater rafting guide and as a photographer for a northwestern adventure company. She studied behavioral biology at Johns Hopkins University and received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Oregon. She is a 2017 A Public Space Fellow.


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