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Tues, 10 May: An Evening with NYT Bestselling Author Ben Fountain

An evening with NY Times bestselling author Ben Fountain Writer and best-selling author Ben Fountain will visit Eugene as the Oregon Humanities Center’s Kritikos Lecturer in the Humanities. Fountain is the author of an award-winning collection of short stories titled Brief Encounters with Che Guevara (2007), as well as a powerful and highly acclaimed debut novel, Billy Lynn’s…

May 6-8: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition,” May 6 – 8, 2016 The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Sunday, May 8, 2016. American Book Award winner Reyna Grande is the keynote author.…

100 Book Club Challenge with our own Danuta Pfeiffer & Kathleen Cremonesi

Bring Willamette Writers members Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi to your book club! The goal is 100 book clubs in one year. Two Oregon authors have launched this ambitious campaign to share their memoirs: Kathleen Cremonesi with Love in the Elephant Tent, How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home, and Danuta Pfeiffer with Chiseled,…

Newbery Award winner Karen Cushman interviewed on Authors Road

Welcome to Authors Road: Karen Cushman, Historical Young Adult Fiction http://www.authorsroad.com/KarenCushman.html We are pleased to share this new interview with you because it is with someone very special: Karen Cushman, a young adult writer who won a Newbery Award and a Newbery Honor, as well as many other awards in her long and brilliant career.…

Authors Road Interviews Carola Dunn

Welcome to Authors Road: Carola Dunn, Mystery, Regency Romance – “Carola Dunn: Mystery, Regency Romance” http://www.authorsroad.com/CarolaDunn.html “One thing I enjoy is exploring why a nice person would commit murder.” Our first interview after leaving Portland was with Carola Dunn, author of the popular Daisy Dalrymple cozy mystery series. She is English by birth, and although…

Authors Road Interview: Larry Engelmann

Welcome to Authors Road: Larry Engelmann – Creative Nonfiction, Journalist http://www.authorsroad.com/LarryEngelmann.html For many of us, the Vietnam War was an event that could be described as a milestone, touchstone, or millstone in our lives. It’s a story that’s been told in every medium, from music to film, in novel, poem and historical non-fiction. We are…

Authors Road Interview: Diana Gabaldon

Novelist Fiction Writer # 15 Too often science and art are classed as two different worlds, distinct from one another. We are pleased to introduce you to someone who doesn’t recognize this distinction, but rather sees these endeavors as two sides of the same coin. And she has the credentials to assert this since she’s…

June 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

June 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Summer Reading for All Ages at Eugene Public Library Starting June 1, continuing all summer. Sign up and join in the fun at Eugene Public Library with this year’s Summer Reading theme, “Heroes!”  All summer,…

Lunch-with-an-Author at The Book Nest

The Book Nest presents Lunch with an Author most weeks on Thursday or Friday Mark your calendar for these lunches and go here for more information about upcoming author lunches. RSVP (not required but helpful) at AmandaBird@airpost.net. Join us for lunch at noon with these local authors: , Feb. 19: Johnny Sundstrom, author of Dawn’s Early Light…