WITS End-of-Residency Reading at Parkrose High School

WITS End-of-Residency Reading at Parkrose High School

by Cassie Duncanson After the final bell rung at Parkrose High School, a dedicated group of students from Ms. Doina Moldovan’s English classes gathered in the library to participate in a Literary Arts WITS student reading. The students spent a portion of their semester working with authors Zulema Renee Summerfield working on poetry or with…

Mohsin Hamid visits Parkrose and Wilson High Schools for Everybody Reads

Mohsin Hamid visits Parkrose and Wilson High Schools for Everybody Reads

by Cassie Duncanson As part of the 2018 Everybody Reads program, a partnership with Multnomah County Library, Literary Arts brought Mohsin Hamid to Parkrose High School’s library for a Q&A with over 60 students on April 5. Hamid’s most recent novel, Exit West, is the 2018 selection for Everybody Reads, a community project that culminated with…

2018 Oregon Book Award Finalists: General Nonfiction

2018 Oregon Book Award Finalists: General Nonfiction

The 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place April 24 at the Gerding Theater. Join us! You can purchase tickets to the ceremony at Brown Paper Tickets. You can also cast your vote online for the 2018 Readers Choice Award. This years winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.  We’ll be…

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Adair V

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Adair V

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…

Literary Arts Is Accepting Proposals for Fall Writing Classes

Literary Arts Is Accepting Proposals for Fall Writing Classes

Literary Arts is currently accepting class proposals for writing classes from teachers for Spring 2019. The majority of Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 classes have been scheduled. Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults. Instructors should be knowledgeable about the craft of writing,…

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Danielle Deulen

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Danielle Deulen

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowships Recipient: Erica Anne Briggs

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowships Recipient: Erica Anne Briggs

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Matthew Minicucci

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Matthew Minicucci

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Reema Zaman

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Reema Zaman

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Cindy Baldwin

2018 Literary Fellowship Recipient Cindy Baldwin

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2018 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 eighteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2019 OLF applications will be posted at the end of April, and the deadline to apply will be Monday,…