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

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 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. Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships intern (1 position) January 15th…

Books Submitted to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards

Books Submitted to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards

Here is a list of titles that have been submitted to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards. The finalists will be announced in January 2017. FICTION A Great Length of Time by Joyce Cresswell A Killer Ball at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison A Soldier’s Son by Jack Estes Between You and Me by Scott Nadelson…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Young Adult Literature

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Young Adult Literature

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in General Nonfiction

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in General Nonfiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Graphic Literature

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Graphic Literature

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Creative Nonfiction

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Creative Nonfiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Fiction

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Fiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Poetry

Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Poetry

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines for all of the…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Cindy Williams Gutiérrez

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Cindy Williams Gutiérrez

We’re excited to be featuring the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2017 fellowships are due THIS FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Cindy Williams Gutiérrez Category Poetry Bio Selected by Poets & Writers Magazine as a 2014 Notable…