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Kaylin McFarren’s Banished Threads Published

Continuing with her action-packed mystery series, Kaylin McFarren releases the much-anticipated Banished Threads (Creative Edge Publishing LLC)  – the third book in her Threads series, featuring treasure hunters and adventure seekers Rachel Lyons and Chase Cohen. A valuable art collection disappears turning a treasure-hunting duo into crime-stopping sleuths willing to risk their lives to vindicate…

Storytelling with Val Mallinson

Come see Val Mallinson as a featured storyteller in the 12th Annual Art of the Story Festival. Val will be doing two ½-hour tales: My 15-Minutes of Fame on Thursday, April 7th, 7 pm, at the Tualatin Library Daring Dachshund Adventure Tales on Saturday, April 9th, 11 am, at the Aloha Library Annex. It’ll be a…

F.I. Goldhaber Poems Published

F.I. Goldhaber’s poem “Little Old White Lady,” a true story of racism in Portland, appears March 7, 2016 on The New Verse News, which presents politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues. http://newversenews.blogspot.com/2016/03/little-old-white-lady.html F.I. Goldhaber’s poem “Cycle of Life” appears on page 12 of the debut issue of Icarus Down Review, a monthly…

Steve Theme Reading at Another Read Through

Steve Theme will read from his new memoir, Asphalt Asylum, The Dark Roads to Light, at Another Read Through. This story recounts a solo 7,000-mile hitchhiking journey that changed him in ways he could never have imagined. Steve’s work has appeared in the Timberline Review, WORK Literary Magazine, Alaska magazine and others. An excerpt from…

David Levine’s “Damage” Nominated for Nebula Award

The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States as selected by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, membership in which is open to professional science fiction and fantasy authors. The first Nebula Awards were presented in 1966. The 50th annual Nebula Awards…

Shirley Plummer’s the task of falling rain Available

Turnstone Books of Oregon, LLC is proud to announce the release of Shirley A. Plummer’s debut collection of poems, the task of falling rain.Plummer is a native of Oregon, born, raised and schooled in Salem in the Willamette Valley. After living and working in many different places at nearly as many different jobs, in 2007…

Patricia Brooks’ Memoir “Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriend’s” Available

Patricia L. Brooks, WW member and Scottsdale, AZ resident, is an award winning memoirist. She recently launched her second memoir entitled Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends. Her much anticipated survival story of domestic violence, love addiction, and post-traumatic stress is receiving critical acclaim. Patricia is president/founder of the highly successful Scottsdale Society of Women…

Tricia Knoll’s Ocean’s Laughter Available

Tricia Knoll’s Ocean’s Laughter, a collection of lyric and eco-poetry about change over time in Manzanita, Oregon, represents a 25-year history with this small coastal town. Ocean’s Laughter (Aldrich Press, 2016) is now available on Amazon, at Cloud & Leaf Bookstore in Manzanita and Another Read Through in Portland. For reviews by Naomi Shihab Nye,…

Tim Hicks Book Signing February 4th at Another Read Through

Tim Hicks will be reading from his new novel, Last Stop Before Tomorrow, in Portland at Another Read Through (3932 N. Mississippi Ave.) Thursday, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. The novel tackles the subject of climate change. Some unsolicited responses to the novel… Long time since I have read a book where the language and…