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Oregon Poetry Association 2016 Conference in Eugene!

The Oregon Poetry Association and Lane Literary Guild present OPA’s Annual Conference 2016 Eugene, OR September 30th – October 2nd Come join keynote speaker John Witte, Oregon poet laureate Liz Woody, Oregon Book Award winners Willa Schneberg and Penelope Scambly Schott, and Stewart Holbrook Award winner George Venn, among many others. Celebrate the re-opening of the Oregon…

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…

Authors Road Interview: Diana Gabaldon

Novelist Fiction Writer # 15 Too often science and art are classed as two different worlds, distinct from one another. We are pleased to introduce you to someone who doesn’t recognize this distinction, but rather sees these endeavors as two sides of the same coin. And she has the credentials to assert this since she’s…

January 2016 — Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

January 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library   All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.   Celebrating Shakespeare’s First Folio Saturday, January 16, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive. Free. Join Lara Bovilsky for an introduction to the exhibit “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare”…

Sat, 9 January: Writing from Your Body Workshop

Presented by Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Saturday, 9 January 2016, 1:00-3:00 pm Stellaria Community Rooms, 150 Shelton McMurphy Drive $30 members/$45 nonmembers email Midvalleyww@gmail.com to register You carry every moment you have ever lived deep in the cells of your body. Your mind may have forgotten an experience, but your body holds it and carries it…

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

Sept. 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library   All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate Wednesday, September 2, 6:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive A fun and informative illustrated talk by author John Kallas on how to…

March 2015 – Book-lover and Writerly Events at Eugene Public Library

March 2015  – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library   All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   1000 Places to See Before You Die – Author Patricia Schultz Sunday, March 1, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Armchair travelers and savvy globetrotters alike will love this illustrated talk…

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!…

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. …