“For a loner daydreamy-type person, this fellowship is sweet validation that I could find a way to make connections through writing.” 2019 Fellow, Natalie Hirt

“For a loner daydreamy-type person, this fellowship is sweet validation that I could find a way to make connections through writing.” 2019 Fellow, Natalie Hirt

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2020 OLF guidelines will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will…

“Your mileage on these techniques may vary, so find whatever brings you joy, whatever makes you feel hope, and keep turning toward it.” 2019 Fellow, Jennifer Perrine

“Your mileage on these techniques may vary, so find whatever brings you joy, whatever makes you feel hope, and keep turning toward it.” 2019 Fellow, Jennifer Perrine

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.The 2020 OLF applications will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will be…

Upcoming Delve Seminar- Roberto Bolaño: 2666

Upcoming Delve Seminar- Roberto Bolaño: 2666

Benjamin McPherson Ficklin was born in Portland, Oregon, and now spends most of his life travelling. Outside of his writing and photography, he works as a gongfu tea-master, lumberjack, commercial salmon fisherman, and ulu farmer. His work has been published in Lomography, Ursus Americanus Press, Clackamas Literary Review, Autre, Bang!, and all three anthologies by…

“Rejection is a normal part of the process, but it can take a while to reframe it in our mind that way, not as an obstacle but a stepping stone.” 2019 Fellow, Stacy Brewster

“Rejection is a normal part of the process, but it can take a while to reframe it in our mind that way, not as an obstacle but a stepping stone.” 2019 Fellow, Stacy Brewster

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.The 2020 OLF applications will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will be…

“What you get from the process is a wonderful outcome in itself.” 2019 Fellow, Karen Luper

“What you get from the process is a wonderful outcome in itself.” 2019 Fellow, Karen Luper

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.The 2020 OLF applications will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will be Friday, August 2, 2019.…

Teacher Spotlight: Matthew Minicucci

Teacher Spotlight: Matthew Minicucci

Matthew Minicucci is the author of two collections of poetry: Small Gods, finalist for the 2016 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Press, and Translation (Kent State University Press, 2015). His poetry and essays have appeared in or are forthcoming from numerous journals including The Believer, The Gettysburg Review, Oregon Humanities, The Southern Review, and the Virginia Quarterly Review,…

“Do the work you were put here to do. Write the stories that only you can write.” 2019 Fellow, Marcus Lund

“Do the work you were put here to do. Write the stories that only you can write.” 2019 Fellow, Marcus Lund

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.The 2020 OLF applications will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will be Friday, August 2, 2019.…

“Be yourself. Trust yourself. Persist.” 2019 Fellow, Ana-Maurine Lara

“Be yourself. Trust yourself. Persist.” 2019 Fellow, Ana-Maurine Lara

We’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 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 thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each. The 2020 OLF applications will be posted mid-May 2019, and the deadline to apply will be Friday, August 2,…

Teacher Spotlight: Laura Lampton Scott

Teacher Spotlight: Laura Lampton Scott

Laura Lampton Scott’s work has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Tin House, The Guardian online, Electric Literature, Monkeybicycle, Okey-Panky, and No Tokens Journal. She has served as assistant and managing editor on books in the McSweeney’s Voice of Witness series, and she’s a MacDowell Colony fellow. Laura has taught fiction at the University of Montana,…

Jennifer Egan: 2018/2019 Portland Arts & Lectures Author

We are hosting award-winning author Jennifer Egan on February 21 the fourth event of our SOLD OUT 2018/2019 season of Portland Arts & Lectures. During her time in Oregon, Egan will visit with students at Lincoln High School and local writers at our community space. Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago, Illinois. At seven years old,…