Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships

Supporting, promoting, and celebrating writers and publishers who produce remarkable work across Oregon.

Literary Arts’ Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships program provides financial support and recognition to published and emerging writers across our state. The program also creates connections with Oregon’s readers and writers through free community programming.

Tickets now available to this year’s Oregon Book Awards Ceremony.

Oregon Book Awards

Submit your published books to our yearly competition, nominate someone for a special award, and attend our annual ceremony every spring in Portland.

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Oregon Literary Fellowships

Learn more about our fellowships, including submission deadlines, the judging process, and answers to your frequently asked questions.

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Writing Classes

Generate new work, revise your manuscript, or commit to a more rigorous writing schedule. Our classes in nonfiction, fiction, poetry, mixed genres, and a variety of other topics are taught by experienced authors who are eager to share their expertise

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Brian Booth Writers’ Fund

The Brian Booth Writers’ Fund is an endowment of Literary Arts and is managed by the Oregon Community Foundation. The Fund provides an ongoing, annual source of support for the Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, which in turn provide financial support and public recognition to some of Oregon’s most talented writers. Make your investment in the creative future of Oregon today.

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