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First Annual Author Celebration & Reading a Great Success!

We had so much fun hearing from our members’ books at the first annual Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading last Thursday, 5 June! We heard so many great stories by our readers and encourage you to check them out! Many thanks to our readers for sharing their stories with us and for their generosity in…

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…

Exciting Summer Reading at Eugene Public Library!

June 2014 – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library All events FREE. 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, “Fizz! Boom! Read!” All summer, visit any Library location…

ITALY CALLS now available from Eugene Author C. Edwin Fender

Lorenzo Costa is content with his life in Oregon.  That life is turned upside down when the grandfather he doesn’t know calls him to come to Italy to take over his multi-billion Euro company.  While enroute, he unknowingly smuggles data for arms traffickers.  The journey to find his Italian roots and decide whether or not…

Announcing the Mid-Valley Author Celebration and Reading in June

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 Willamette Writers members, who will read from their recently published works. Event: Thursday, 5 June, 2014, from 7-9:00 pm at Tsunami Books Suggested donation: One book for kids or…

2014 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium 1-3 May

PEN/Faulkner Award Winner Karen Joy Fowler to headline the 2014 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: “Family, Animal, Story” May 1 – 3 You’re invited to the third annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium — “Family, Animal, Story” — a 3-day symposium on women writers held on the UO campus and at the downtown Eugene Public…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, April 2014

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library Roaring ’20s Party Friday, April 4, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Wind up The Big Read of The Great Gatsby with a bang! Come to a Roaring ’20s Party featuring live music and dancing with the Calamity…

THE SPIRIT WRITINGS by Lisa Borja Now Available

THE SPIRIT WRITINGS is a new historical fiction series by Lisa Borja. The stories follow the adventures and romance of Ava Godfrey, once lonely and ever-reluctant psychic. Now available for Kindle are: Book 1: Beyond Pleasant End Book 2: Say Yes Book 3: Remember Visit www.TheSpiritWritings.com for book synopses, special offers, author information, and fun…

Mary E. Lowd Nominated for 2013 Ursa Major Awards

Mary E. Lowd’s novel Otters In Space 2: Jupiter, Deadly and two of her short stories made it to the final ballot for the 2013 Ursa Major Awards. The Ursa Major Awards are designed to reward excellence in the realm of anthropomorphic arts and literature. They’re judged by a popular vote, and anyone is allowed to participate.…