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,…

2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Poetry

2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Poetry

The 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place Monday, April 30 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.…

2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Fiction

2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Fiction

The 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place Monday, April 30 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…

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Naomi Ulsted

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Naomi Ulsted

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,…

WITS Comics Reading for Cleveland at Books With Pictures

WITS Comics Reading for Cleveland at Books With Pictures

by Cassie Duncanson Last week’s Wednesday night WITS student reading featured a group of enthusiastic students from Cleveland High School at Books with Pictures. Family and friends filled the store to support the eight readers. The mood was set, as each audience member was treated to a copy of a Black Panther comic by the…

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowships Recipient Brian Trapp

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowships Recipient Brian Trapp

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 Fellowship Recipient: Takashi Kendrick

2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Takashi Kendrick

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,…

WITS Reading for Benson High School at Broadway Books

WITS Reading for Benson High School at Broadway Books

Broadway Books was packed last night with friends and family supporting fifteen student writers from Benson High School. Most of the pieces were poetry, but the tone, emotion, and content varied widely between pieces. Two students did an impromptu piece, taking turns with each sentence, telling a story about a frog attempting to order coffee.…

WITS Reading for Wilson HS at Annie Bloom’s Books

WITS Reading for Wilson HS at Annie Bloom’s Books

Last night’s reading for Wilson High School featured a range of genres, from comics to storytelling to poetry. Annie Bloom’s Books continues to be a wonderful venue for brave student writers and warm audiences. The friends, family, and community who came were engaged with each piece, which helped make the reading feel very hygge. The…