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November 2014 – book-lover & writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE.   Kim Stafford: The Life and Legacy of William Stafford, Oregon Poet Saturday, November 1, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive In connection with “Oregon Reads 2014,” writer Kim Stafford will give a talk about the life and legacy of his father, celebrated Oregon poet and pacifist William Stafford. …

September Events at Eugene Public Library

September 2014  – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library   All events FREE.   Physics for Rock Stars Saturday, September 13, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Ever wonder why nature abhors a vacuum, what causes magnetic attraction, how to jump off a moving train, or do a perfect stage…

16 August: Wild Within Book Launch by Melissa Hart

Book Launch for Wild Within by Melissa Hart: August 16th at 5 PM, Tsunami Books About Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family It’s impossible to be depressed about a lethargic adoption process when a baby owl sporting a bad mullet sits on a perch in your nursery.  Although my husband and I struggled…

“Smell the Blue Sky” Named a BRAG Medallion Honoree

Member and Mid-Valley Co-Chairperson Valerie Willman’s book Smell the Blue Sky has just been named a BRAG Medallion Honoree for Best Self-Published Books. You can buy the book at Tsunami Books, or anywhere online. Learn more about Valerie here and here. Find out more about BRAG Medallion at www.bragmedallion.com.

Author J.A. Jance reads at Eugene Public Library Monday 28 July

Monday, July 28, 6:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Hear New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, visiting Eugene on tour with her just-released book, “Remains of Innocence.” Over fifteen novels, Jance’s “Joanna Brady” series has earned an enormous and devoted following of suspense fans who eagerly anticipate each new installment. The…

1 June: Book Launch for A PLACE OF HER OWN by Janet Fisher

Eugene author Janet Fisher announces the launch of her first book,  A Place of Her Own: The Legacy of Oregon Pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin. Event details: Elkton, Oregon, at the ECEC library Sunday, 1 June,  at 1:00 pm Future events include a reading at Tsunami Books, Saturday, 21 June, 5:00-7:00 pm For more information, go…

Available Now: Two WESPIRTECH Novels by Mary Lowd

Mary Lowd has released two short anthologies of space opera short stories — Welcome to Wespirtech and Beyond Wespirtech. They’re available from Smashwords, Kindle, and other e-book retailers around the web. Welcome to Wespirtech: A Collection of Short Fiction At the Western Spiral Arm Planetary Institute of Technology, the best scientists from around the galaxy…

Authors Road Interview: John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was arguably one of America’s greatest writers and author who won almost every literary award available, including the Nobel Prize for Literature. As fellow authors, we can tell you that Steinbeck’s writing drives us nuts because it’s so damn good. In a basement office crowded with Steinbeck photos and memorabilia, Herb Behrens shares…

Authors Road Interview: Jack London

Let us re-introduce you to a dynamic writer, listed by Writers Digest as one of the 20th Century’s 100 Most Influential Writers. Oyster pirate, boy socialist, self-educated, adventurer, gold prospector, seal hunter, novelist, and the world’s first millionaire artist, Jack London’s brief but brilliant and tumultuous life is legendary, and he’s been an inspiration to…

Authors Road Interview: Mark Twain

Oh, how we wish it actually was an interview with the man himself. But that’s okay. Authors Road obviously couldn’t interview Mark Twain—his schedule simply won’t permit it nowadays—but they were able to talk instead with Robert H. Hirst, General Editor of the Mark Twain Papers & Project. Watch this Authors Road interview: Robert H. Hirst…