George Saunders at Madison High School

October 17, 2017

by Mel Wells Award-winning author George Saunders had an immediate rapport with students at Madison High School when he visited their library on a rainy Thursday morning. About 95 students came prepared with questions and listened intently to Saunders’ entertaining…

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Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Berlin Diary

October 5, 2017

On October 2 and 3, Literary Arts partnered with Hand2Mouth Theatre to present Berlin Diary by Andrea Stolowitz, a 2017 Oregon Book Award finalist in Drama, to audiences in Eugene at the Oregon Contemporary Theater and at Havurah Shir Hadash in Ashland. …

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Novel Writing with M. Allen Cunningham

October 4, 2017

M. Allen Cunningham is teaching several classes at Literary Arts this month, specializing in beginning and plotting the novel. All of his classes are currently sold out, but stay tuned as we’ll likely add more in the future!  This piece,…

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P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake

P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake

October 11, 2017

Young Adult fantasy novelists P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake joined us in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss magic, artistic process, and creating inspiring characters for young women.

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