“While we each write alone, none of us writes in a vacuum.” 2019 Fellow, Chelsea Biondolillo

March 13, 2019

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients with individual features on our blog! Out-of-state judges spent several months evaluating the 400+ applications we received, and selected thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2020 OLF applications will…

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2019 Everybody Reads: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visits Portland

March 11, 2019

On March 14, Literary Arts will host acclaimed author, poet, and playwright Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during Multnomah County Library’s 2019 Everybody Reads program. In addition to her sold-out event at the Arlene Schntizer Concert hall, Adichie will be visiting with students…

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“For a loner daydreamy-type person, this fellowship is sweet validation that I could find a way to make connections through writing.” 2019 Fellow, Natalie Hirt

March 7, 2019

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients with individual features on our blog! Out-of-state judges spent several months evaluating the 400+ applications we received, and selected thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.…

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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan

March 13, 2019

In this episode, Jennifer Egan discusses her process for researching her most recent novel Manhattan Beach and the many inspiring people and places she discovered along the way.

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