2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Graphic Literature

2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalist: Graphic Literature

The 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony takes place April 30 at the Gerding Theater. Join us! You can purchase tickets to the ceremony at Brown Paper Tickets. This years winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.      The New Deal by Jonathan Case (Dark Horse Comics) It’s…

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 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…

Oregon Book Awards Internship Opportunity

Oregon Book Awards Internship Opportunity

  Literary Arts seeks an Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships intern for the four months leading up to the 2018 Oregon Book Awards ceremony. This internship offers a great way to gain experience working for a community-based literary non-profit. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. There is a one-time honorarium awarded as part…

Books Submitted to the 2018 Oregon Book Awards

Books Submitted to the 2018 Oregon Book Awards

Here is a list of titles that have been submitted to the 2018 Oregon Book Awards. The finalists will be announced in January 2018. This year there are three judges in each genre. FICTION 13 Months in Vietnam by Bill Kroger A Boy Named Trout by Mercy Strongheart A Song of Bullets by Lizzy Shannon…

George Saunders Meets with Local Writers

George Saunders Meets with Local Writers

George Saunders appeared at Portland Arts & Lectures on Thursday, October 12. That afternoon he met with a group of local writers and shared his thoughts on the writing life. Kim Stafford was in attendance; he took notes to capture some of his Saunders’ ideas and kindly shared them with us: George Saunders speaks to…

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Berlin Diary

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Berlin Diary

On October 2 and 3, Literary Arts partnered with Hand2Mouth Theatre to present Berlin Diary by Andrea Stolowitz, a 2017 Oregon Book Award finalist in Drama, to audiences in Eugene at the Oregon Contemporary Theater and at Havurah Shir Hadash in Ashland.  About the play: The great-grandfather of Oregon Book Award-winning playwright Andrea Stolowitz kept a journal…

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour visits the coast

Oregon Book Awards Author Tour visits the coast

The Oregon Book Awards Author Tour brought Nick Jaina and Martha Grover to Astoria on Thursday, May 4, 2017 for Ales & Ideas. Martha Grover also taught two free writing workshops in Seaside and Manzanita on Friday and Saturday. Thanks to Clatsop Community College, Cannery Pier Hotel, Seaside Public Library and Tillamook County library for…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Creative Nonfiction

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Creative Nonfiction

The 2017 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 2017 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…