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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…

28 April Deadline for Authors Gala Celebration Readers

Reading Submission Guidelines Readers must have a current Willamette Writers membership in good standing. The goal is to feature our members’ awards and publishing successes. How to tell if your work qualifies: It has an ISBN (novel, non-fiction, poetry, short story collections); or was published in a journal or magazine of note. Your self-published or…

Sun 17 April: Avenging the Owl Book Launch Party

Come celebrate the release of Melissa Hart’s debut middle-grade novel and the winners of the Northwest Nature Nerd essay contest. This is a family-friendly event with a fun and lively raptor slideshow and owl pellet dissection station. Local nature- and writing-related nonprofits will have informational tables. Light refreshments and general merriment provided. Sunday at 3…

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,…

Sat. March 19: Ron Rash at Eugene Public Library

Please mark your calendars for a wonderful talk and reading by the critically acclaimed, best selling writer, Ron Rash at the Eugene Public Library on Saturday, March 19, at 2:00 PM. The event is free. Ron Rash is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River, The World…

March 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

March 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library. Kids and Teens: Vote for Your Favorite Books Starting March 1, all locations of Eugene Public Library Kids and teens: vote for your favorites to win the Oregon Reader’s Choice Award and Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice…

Oct. 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading Tuesday, October 20 15, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s readers are poet Amy Miller and short story and songwriter Craig Wright.   Amy Miller has published poetry widely and won the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry…

Accepting Reader Entries for the Mid-Valley Authors Celebration in June

Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading Join us as we celebrate our members’ publishing successes for the year! This is our chance to mingle, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear from eight members, who will read from their recently published works. Event: Thursday, 4 June, 2014, from 7-9:00 pm at Tsunami Books Suggested donation: One book…

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…