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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.…

Available Now: HOME SWEET ROAD by Anthony St. Clair

Trust & Travel Collide in Ireland While living in Ireland in 2000, Eugene author Anthony St. Clair spent a few days in the small town of Clifden. Now his travels combine with a fascinating cast of complex characters and an epic storyline in a new novella. Home Sweet Road is the second Rucksack Universe book.…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, March 2014

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library THE BIG READ 2014: THE GREAT GATSBY These events are part of The Big Read: a Eugene/Springfield community celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in…

Wordcrafters in Eugene: First Annual Conference, Mar. 7-9

The first annual Wordcrafters in Eugene Conference will be held March 7-9 at the Eugene Hilton. The first of its kind in Eugene, the Wordcrafters conference focuses on the craft of writing fiction. Conference highlights include keynotes, presentations and workshops from writers around the country, such as… Elizabeth George of the Detective Lynley series of…

Mary E. Lowd: 2013 Ursa Major Awards Open for Nominations

The 2013 Ursa Major Awards are open for nominations, and Mid-Valley member Mary E. Lowd seeks nominations for her book Otters In Space 2: Jupiter, Deadly. Awards are based on a popular vote, so anyone can participate. The Ursa Major Awards celebrate greatness in the realm of fiction featuring anthropomorphic animals. Learn more at www.ursamajorawards.org.…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, February 2014

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library Ecopsychology: Understanding Our Need for Nature Tuesday, February 4, 6:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Join writer and counselor Dr. Patricia H. Hasbach for a talk introducing the emerging field of Ecopsychology, which explores the relationship between people…