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30th Annual Oregon Book Awards Ceremony

Join Literary Arts’ annual celebration of the state’s most accomplished writers.

Tickets start at just $10, available at BrownPaperTickets.com.

When:April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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


Join Literary Arts’ annual celebration of the state’s most accomplished writers in the genres of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, young readers, and drama. Winners will be named at the Oregon Book Awards Ceremony at the Gerding Theater at the Armory in Portland. Lysley A. Tenorio, author of the story collection Monstress, will host the ceremony. 

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.

Cast your vote for the Readers’ Choice Award! Help your favorite Oregon Book Award finalist win this special honor. The author with the most votes will be presented with the Readers’ Choice award at the ceremony on April 24. Click here to vote.

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting this event: