2019 Verselandia! Winners

May 1, 2019

Congrats to our 2019 Verselandia! finalists. The eighth annual Verselandia! featured 21 students from 12 different schools competing for glory in the city-wide high school poetry slam at the Schnitz. 1st Place:  Jordan Wolmut, Benson 2nd Place:  Nikole Davis, Grant…

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“Learn from your mistakes, never internalize rejection or failure, and when you experience success be encouraging to others.” 2019 Fellow, Sterling Cunio

April 23, 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 Finalists for Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature

April 19, 2019

The following books are finalists for the 2019 Oregon Book Award in children’s literature. Each year, this program honors the state’s finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in genres of poetry, fiction, graphic literature, drama, literary nonfiction, and literature…

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Joan Didion

Joan Didion

May 22, 2019

Joan Didion reads from her book Political Fictions that focus on her experience observing and participating in the American political process.

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