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Jill Kelly Book Signing for Broken Boys

Jill Kelly

Jill Kelly will be selling books and reading from Broken Boys, talking about villains and detectives, and answering questions about the writing life. Tuesday May 10, 7 pm Where: First Cup Coffee, 41st and Woodstock,…

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Up and Coming Award Winner 2016 – Heidi Schulz


Congratulations, Heidi Schulz! One could say that Heidi Schulz has already up and come. With her first book published by Disney, praised by critics, and included in the Oregon Battle of the Books for the school year 2016-17; her second book called a “deliciously witty, delightfully inventive, devilishly fun adventure…” (Anne Ursu, The Real Boy), and her third…

2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists

SM-2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists!

Another round of reading and script evaluation has been completed! A new set of judges have weighed in to determine which scripts will advance to the next round. Without further ado, we are happy to announce the 2016 FiLMLaB Semifinalists: DARLIN COMMIT ME, by Douglas Boom FRAME OF MIND, by Shaun Radecki OBJECT OF AFFECTION,…

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Eugene: “Practical Magic” with Gina Ochsner


On Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Tsunami Books in Eugene, Willamette Writers hosts Gina Ochsner who will present on “Practical Magic.” Join us! From Hawthorne and Poe to Gabriel Garcia-Marquez and Karen Russell, Magic Realism is a robust literary tradition. But just what makes Magic Realism both magical and realistic?