Wednesday, April 16
Corvallis Art Center
700 SW Madison Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97333
Amanda Coplin’s first novel The Orchardist won a Barnes and Noble Discover Award and is a 2014 finalist for the Oregon Book Award. Coplin was named one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 authors for 2013. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Scott Nadelson is the author of three story collections, most recently Aftermath. His memoir, The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress, is a 2014 Oregon Book Award finalist in creative nonfiction. He teaches at Willamette University and in the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA Program at Pacific Lutheran University.
Elena Passarello is a writer, an actor, and the first female winner of the Stella! Shout-out screaming contest. She is the author of Let Me Clear My Throat, a 2014 Oregon Book Award finalist in creative nonfiction. Her essays have appeared in Oxford American, Slate, Iowa Review, and Creative Nonfiction, among other journals, as well as the music writing anthology Pop When the World Falls Apart. She teaches creative writing at Oregon State University.
This event is presented in partnership with The Corvallis Art Center and Oregon State University.