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…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Poetry

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Poetry

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 year’s winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Drama

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Drama

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 year’s winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.  We’ll be…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Reading in Corvallis

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Reading in Corvallis

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, six Oregon Book Awards finalists read at the Valley Library on the OSU campus in Corvallis. Authors who appeared were: Sue Armitage, Tracy Daugherty, Mary Emerick, Martha Grover, Scott Nadelson and Jennifer Richter. Thanks to Grassroots Books and the OSU English Department for partnering with Literary Arts on this Oregon…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: General Nonfiction

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: General 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 year’s winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.  We’ll be…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Children’s Literature

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Children’s Literature

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 year’s winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.  We’ll be…

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Young Adult Literature

2017 Oregon Book Awards Finalists: Young Adult Literature

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 year’s winners of the Oregon Book Award, including the Readers Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.  We’ll be…