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29th Annual Oregon Book Awards Ceremony

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Join Literary Arts’ annual celebration of the state’s most accomplished writers in the genres of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, young readers, and graphic literature. Winners will be named at the Oregon Book Awards Ceremony at the Gerding Theater at the Armory in Portland. Portland’s own Heidi Durrow will be hosting the evening.


When:April 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Gerding Theater at the Armory
128 Northwest 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209


Ticket prices include:

$10 – Upper Balcony-level seating
$18 – Orchestra-level seating
$65 – Patron ticket to the Oregon Book Awards Ceremony.
This price includes premium seating at the Gerding Theater

All seats are general admission (open seating) within sections. We recommend you print your tickets at home or have tickets mailed to you in order to avoid long lines at will call. A cash-bar reception and book signing will follow the ceremony.


Heidi Durrow hosts the Oregon Book Awards in Portland, Oregon

Heidi Durrow is the New York Times best-selling author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky (Algonquin Books), which received writer Barbara Kingsolver’s PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She is an occasional contributor to National Public Radio and blogs for the Huffington Post.