Tag Archive for northwest writers

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…

January 2015 – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading: Armin Tolentino and Mary Rechner Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s Windfall Reading features poet Armin Tolentino and short story writer and essayist Mary Rechner.   Armin Tolentino is a widely-published poet who was honored with…

19 Nov: Bruce Holland Rogers at Wordcrafters Wine on Wednesdays

7-9 at Territorial Vineyards Tasting Room, 907 W 3rd Ave, Eugene Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat!…

Sun 16 Nov: Free Memoir Workshop with Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart, UO Journalism teacher and author of the new memoir, Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family (Lyons, 2914) will present a workshop on how to write and sell short- and book-length memoir at Barnes and Noble in Eugene, this Sunday from 3-5 PM. This is the entertaining and inspiring workshop that Hart…

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. …

Thur, 16 Oct: Lunch with Author Susan Fletcher at Book Nest

Thursday, 16 October at Noon at Book Nest (located in Indulge Antiques, Springfield) Susan Fletcher is the author of eleven books for young readers including The Dragon Chronicles series and The Shadow Spinner. To research her novels, she has explored lava tubes and sea caves, ridden in a glider, and cut up baby chicks and mice…

Sat, 18 Oct: C. Steven Blue Poetry & Art Showcase

C. Steven Blue Poetry & Art Showcase (& Open Mic) Saturday, October 18th, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Eugene Public Library More info here This is an exciting poetry event. Eugene poet C. Steven Blue gathers some of Oregon’s most renowned poets for this annual event, along with new poets and artwork by…

17 Sept: Lunch with Author Leigh Anne Jasheway at Book Nest

Thurs., Sept. 18, noon: Leigh Anne Jasheway, local comedian, instructor, and author of How’d All These Ping Pong Balls Get in my Bag!? and other volumes on humor and stress management. http://www.accidentalcomic.com Directions to Indulge! Antiques: From 105, take the Mohawk exit. Pass Bi-mart and Dutch Bros. and turn left at the next light. In…

Workshop: Ghost Story Weekend with Eric Witchey

Wordcrafters in Eugene presents Ghost Story Weekend October 24-26, 2014 Everybody loves a good ghost story! What better place to craft a spooky story than deep in the woods with fourteen other writers at a beautiful Cascades mountain resort? Learning the basics of short story structure, enjoy group speculation on what scares us, and let…