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Oct 23

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Dec 17

Free Events   Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships  

First Draft Reading Series: David Wolman and Julian Smith

Oregon Book Award winners David Wolman and Julian Smith will be reading from their book, Aloha Rodeo, winner of the 2020 Oregon Book Award in General Nonfiction. This event is presented in partnership with the First Draft Writers Series. The First Draft Writers’ Series is focused on encouraging discussion around issues within the community, the

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Friday

Jan 29

Free Events   Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships   Deadlines  

Special Award Nominations Deadline

As part of the Oregon Book Awards, Literary Arts offers three awards that recognize significant contributions to Oregon’s literary culture: The Charles Erskine Scott Wood Distinguished Writer Award is presented to an Oregon author in recognition of an enduring, substantial literary career. Past recipients include George Hitchcock, Ken Kesey, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Barry

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Monday

Mar 29

Wednesday

Apr 14

Friday

Apr 16

Friday

Apr 16

Free Events   Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships  

General Nonfiction Finalists Webinar

Join the five finalists for the Frances Fuller Victor Award in General Nonfiction for an hour-long discussion and reading of their work. FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION FINALISTS: Judges: Jordanna Bailkin, Farid Matuk, Adam Sowards Edwin Battistella of Ashland, Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President, from Washington to Trump (Oxford University Press) Nicholas

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Saturday

Apr 17

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Oregon Book Award Fiction Finalists at Springfield Public Library

Join the five 2021 Oregon Book Award finalists for the Ken Kesey Award for a reading as part of Springfield Celebrates Authors. Chelsea Bieker of Portland, Godshot (Catapult Press) Genevieve Hudson of Portland, Boys of Alabama (Liveright Publishing, W.W. Norton) Mark Savage of Portland, Fictional Film Club (Deep Overstock) Vanessa Veselka of Portland, The Great

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Friday

Apr 23

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Creative Nonfiction Finalists Webinar

Join the five finalists for the Sarah Winnemucca Award in Creative Nonfiction for an hour-long discussion and reading of their work. SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION FINALISTS: Judges: May-Lee Chai, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Heather Sellers Sierra Crane Murdoch of Hood River, Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

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Saturday

Apr 24

Free Events   Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships  

Children’s Literature Finalists at Green Bean Books

Join the five Oregon Book Award finalists for the Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award, presented by Green Bean Books on Independent Bookstore Day. ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE Judges: Nikki McClure, Eliot Schrefer, Wendy Wahman Deborah Hopkinson of West Linn, Butterflies Belong Here (Chronicle Books) Jody J. Little of Portland, Worse Than Weird (Harper

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Wednesday

Apr 28

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Oregon Book Awards Finalists in Drama: Panel Discussion

Join the five Oregon Book Award finalists for the Angus Bowmer Award in Drama for a panel discussion, moderated by Chip Miller, Associate Artistic Director of Portland Center Stage at The Armory. Streamed live at Portland Center Stage on their You Tube and Facebook pages atYouTube, and Facebook ANGUS BOWMER AWARD FOR DRAMA Judges: Michelle

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May 2

Wednesday

Aug 18

Free Events   Oregon Literary Fellowships  

Oregon Literary Fellowships Information Session

Questions about applying to this year's Oregon Literary Fellowships? Join us at this information session! You can drop-in anytime between 2 PM and 3 PM. If you can't attend this session, another session will be offered on August 31. Register in advance for this meeting here. Please contact Susan Moore (susan@literary-arts.org) or Jessica Meza-Torres (jessica@literary-arts.org)

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Sep 17

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Sep 22

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