Oregon Book Awards

…the woods.” Tracy Daugherty, Oregon Book Award Winner Brian Booth Writers’ Fund The Brian Booth Writers’ Fund is an endowment of Literary Arts and is managed by the Oregon Community……Perennial)Roger Hobbs of Portland, Ghostman (Knopf) 2013 Ismet Prcic of Portland, Shards (Grove/Atlantic) Finalists:Brian Doyle of Portland, Bin Laden’s Bald Spot (Red Hen Press)Carter Sickels of Portland, The Evening Hour (Bloomsbury)Alexis Smith……of Portland, Glaciers (Tin House Books)Leni Zumas of Portland, The Listeners (Tin House Books) 2012 Patrick deWitt of Portland, The Sisters Brothers (Ecco) Finalists:Dan DeWeese of Portland, You Don’t Love This Man (Harper Perennial)Brian

WITS End of Residency Readings: Benson High School Students

Come celebrate the next generation of writers during our WITS end-of-residency readings. Our second event will feature Benson High School students performing work they produced during their semester-long residency this…Attend our Writers in the Schools end-of-residency reading featuring Benson High School students performing their own work….

Oregon Book Award Finalist: Bin Laden’s Bald Spot

…Bin Laden’s Bald Spot & Other Stories by Brian Doyle Category Fiction Publisher Red Hen Press Description Bin Laden’s Bald Spot: & Other Stories is a wild collection of wild……be discussing a hair weave? Sir? Sir? About the Author Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, “the finest spiritual magazine in America,” says……Praise for Bin Laden’s Bald Spot & Other Stories “Virginia Woolf addressed what she called the Common Reader—Brian Doyle doesn’t have any of those. His readers turn instantly and preternaturally…

WITS End of Residency Readings: Benson High School Students

See the brilliant results of our in-depth writer-in-residence program in local public high school students: This event will feature Benson High School students performing work they produced during their semester-long residency this fall. …

WITS End-of-Residency Readings: Benson High School

Come celebrate the next generation of writers during our Writers in the Schools end-of-residency readings. This free public event will feature Benson High School students performing work they produced during……public event will feature Benson High School students performing work they produced during their semester-long residency this fall with WITS writers Britt Ashley and Bettina de Leon Barrera.    …

Writers in the Schools Goes Virtual: Pivoting to the Distance Learning Model

…art practice projects have involved postal workers, immigrants, prisoners, and students. She earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University. A mini unit on memoir from WITS writer Brian Benson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRfOFjADUmQ&list=PLxDzMR4hUZ6CRgh4ioAfLV3kPyYQkLcb4&index=1…Brian Benson is a writer and teacher living in Portland, Oregon. His first book, Going Somewhere (Plume, 2014), was a Powell’s New Favorite and frequent mention on “best of” travel-writing……lists. Brian teaches creative nonfiction at Portland’s Attic Institute and facilitates free Write Around Portland workshops in prisons, schools, and affordable housing. He is at work on his second book….

Delve Online Fall 2020: The Essays of Michel de Montaigne

…biographers and autobiographers, essayists, dramatists, and authors of autofiction. Through his influence on Shakespeare, Pascal, Rousseau, Emerson, Nietzsche, Woolf, and, among our contemporaries, Joan Didion, Eula Bliss, Brian Blanchfield, Brian

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, and the author of twenty books of essays, fiction, poems, and nonfiction, among them the novels Mink…