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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…

Sat, 17 Oct: NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop–CHANGE OF VENUE

NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop Saturday, 18 october 1:00-3:00 pm Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members (save $5 if you buy something from the cafe) CHANGE OF VENUE: Washburne Cafe, 326 Main St., Springfield Write a novel in a month? No problem when you plot it out! This fast-paced 2-hour plotting mashup gives you more than a mere…

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…

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…

Thurs. 21 August: Lunch with Author Melissa Hart at Book Nest

Melissa Hart

Summer vacation is drawing to a close, and so is Book Nest’s summer series of author lunches. But we are going out on a high note with: Melissa Hart, author of Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family Thursday, 21 August at Noon at Book Nest (located inside Indulge! Antiques) Hart’s future husband, Jonathan,…

24 July: Authors Lunch with poet Colette Tennant at Book Nest

Have you been to an Author Lunch at Book Nest yet? Join these fun, informal chats where you get to ask the author all kinds of questions.You can also browse the shelves at Book Nest, and enjoy something yummy from the lunch counter at Indulge. Open to the public Thursday, 24 July, at  Noon Presenting…

2014-2015 Meeting Schedule & Speaker Series

All Eugene meetings are on the first Thursday of the month (except January 2015, which meets the 2nd Thursday) 2014 4 September 2014 activity: What We Learned at the WWC14 talk: Nina Kiriki Hoffman 2 October 2014 activity: Plotting Questions to Ask Yourself while Planning Your Current Book talk: Jimmy Edgeworth 6 November 2014 activity: Learn…

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. Thurs., June 26, noon: Pamela Wible, MD, local physician and author of Pet Goats and Pap Smears, a…

New Poetry Critique Group: Eugene Poetry Society

Looking for a poetry critique group? Eugene Poet Society looks for members who share the desire to create and grow as poets via constructive feedback. Anyone with a serious interest in improving on their craft, as well as helping others to do so, are encouraged to join.  Membership is free. We are interested in all…

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…