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Author April Henry – On Receiving the 2015 Oregon Book Award

May 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

On May 5, Henry will talk about writing with aspiring writers in grades 5 to 10 at the monthly Young Willamette Writers meeting. Agent Chip MacGregor and author Leslie Gould will speak to adult writers in the main hall. Join us for this special evening, including book signings and a kickoff to the August Willamette Writers conference.

New York Times bestselling author April Henry is the author of dozens of mysteries and thrillers for teens and adults. Henry received Literary Arts’ 2015 Oregon Book Award, the Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature, for her YA novel The Body in the Woods. Henry describes being a nominee and the evening she accepted the Oregon Book Award – including her 3×5 card, her Spanx, and the time she needed a different acceptance speech in each pocket.

YWW meetings are held at the same time and place as the adult Willamette Writers meetings on the first Tuesday of the month from September through June. We meet from 7 – 8 pm at The Old Church in downtown Portland at SW 11th and Clay.

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Date:
May 5, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://willamettewriters.com/2015/04/author-april-henry-oregon-book-award/

Venue

The Old Church, Portland
1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
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Phone:
(503) 222-2031
Website:
http://theoldchurch.org