As part of the next Oregon Book Awards Author Tour, Carol Ann Bassett, Henry Hughes and Jennifer Richter will be reading at the North Bend Public Library on Thursday, March 10th at 7:00 p.m.

In addition, Jennifer Richter and Carol Ann Bassett will be offering free writing workshops at the North Bend Public Library, on Thursday, March 10th. Please contact the library to pre-register.

Thursday, March 10th
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Getting Your Feet Wet
A poetry workshop with Jennifer Richter, Oregon Book Awards finalist
and author of Threshold

This workshop offers a chance to dip into the river of poetry and see what surfaces.Become inspired by a variety of published poets and in the workshop’s supportive atmosphere, write a poem and leave with ideas for more.

Thursday, March 10th
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
A Sense of Place: The Personal Nature Essay
A writing workshop with Carol Ann Bassett, Oregon Book Awards finalist
and author of Galapagos at the Crossroads

This workshop will include a brief slideshow on the rare life forms and landscapes of the Galapagos, and techniques on how to capture the essence of a place and bring it to life. Students will do an in-class 20-minute free-write on a subject of their choice, then read their work aloud for constructive feedback from the instructor and class participants.