• March 24, 2023
          OBA Finalists Reading: Creative Nonfiction
          March 25, 2023
          Children’s Storytime! with 2023 OBA Finalists
          March 25, 2023
          OBA Finalists Reading: Middle Grade and Young Adult Literature
          April 3, 2023
          2023 Oregon Book Awards
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Cai Emmons is the author of seven books of fiction. Winner of the Oregon Book Award, the Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest, a Nautilus Award, and finalist for the Missouri Review Editor’s Prize as well as the Narrative Magazine Fiction Prize, her essays and stories have appeared in such publications as TriQuarterly, LitHub, Electric Literature, The LA Times, and Ms. Magazine. A summa cum laude graduate of Yale College, Emmons holds MFA degrees in film and fiction. She has taught at several colleges and universities, mostly recently in the University of Oregon’s Creative Writing Program. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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