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Member News: Linda Kuhlman launches new book Koenig’s Spirit

Join Oregon author, Linda Kuhlmann, for the launch of Koenig’s Spirit, the second book in the “Koenig Triple Crown Series.” Copies of Koenig’s Wonder, the first novel in the series,  will also be available.  From the Bluegrass hills of Kentucky to the excitement of Pimlico; from Europe to Oregon; the saga of Koenig’s Spirit picks…

Member News: Philip Kenney releases new book

Portland Psychotherapist and Author Philip Kenney announces the release of The Writer’s Crucible: Meditations on: Emotion, Being and Creativity Congratulations to Philip Kenney on the release of his new book. Here is his announcement: Flannery O’Connor once said, “Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth…

Member News: Leonide Martin reading at Another Read Through

Another Read Through Hosts Leonide Martin   Leonide Martin trained with Mayan elders and did field work to write historical fiction about powerful Mayan women. Visiting the Red Queen’s tomb inspired this remarkable woman’s story. “The Mayan Red Queen” publishes on March 1, 2018. Leonide will be at Another Read Through, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave.…

Member News: Michael Niemann New Book Released

Illegal Holdings by Michael Niemann

UN fraud investigator Valentin Vermeulen is on assignment in Maputo, Mozambique. His ho-hum task is to see if Global Alternatives is spending UN money the way they promised. The nonprofit was set up by hedge fund mogul Vincent Portallis to revolutionize development aid. The only upside for Vermeulen is the prospect of seeing his lover…

Member News: Nancy Lane story chosen for anthology

Nancy Lane story chosen for anthology

Congratulations, Nancy Lane of Beaverton, who joins 53 other short story writers from around the world in the recently published anthology, “The Best of Fiction on the Web.” Nancy’s story, “The Bird on Silver Strand,” set in the early days of the movie industry, assembles a cast of hopefuls and pretenders to celebrate July Fourth…

Member News: The Ramadan Drummer

A child is wounded, a teenage girl goes missing… Randolph Splitter’s new novel, The Ramadan Drummer, a literary mystery about clashing values and the search for connection in a multicultural world, has just been published by Pandamoon Publishing. About Randolph Splitter Splitter graduated from Hamilton College, earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of California,…

Member News: World Premiere of Trans-Formation

Poster for TRANS-formation

World Premiere play about transgender Christine Jorgensen Who was George/Christine Jorgensen? In 1947, after leaving the military, Georgestepped onto a ship and headed to Copenhagen to begin the process of transitioning from male to female. Of course there were others before George to do this; Lili Elbe is well known and documented in the movie…

Member News: Kaylin McFarren Book Release

Kaylin McFarren new novel Twisted Threads

Kaylin McFarren announces the release of her new book, Twisted Threads: Kaylin McFarren taps into her personal experiences, world travel and her inner voices to create Twisted Threads, the latest thriller in her trendy Threads series. This character-driven story, set aboard a cruise ship heading towards the Caribbean Islands, is sure to exhilarate and excite fans of…

Member News: Jeff Stookey Release

Jeff Stookey’s New Novel ACQUAINTANCE Released Jeff Stookey has released his new novel, Acquaintance, and he has this to say about the book and the event: My first novel Acquaintance has been released and a book launch party will be held on Saturday, November 4th from 3-5 PM at the Q Center, 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue…