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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…

22 Sept: Book Release & Reading with Anthony St. Clair

Celebrate former Mid-Valley WW co-chair Anthony St. Clair’s book release for Forever the Road. Travel. Destiny. Beer. In the third Rucksack Universe book, three wanderers in India battle their hearts and their destinies as an awakened evil prepares to destroy all life. Travel. Destiny. Beer. Join local author Anthony St. Clair in the back room…

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…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, December 2013

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library Print Your Book Sunday, December 1, 2:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This 2-hour class offers an introduction to the many self-publishing resources available online. Whether you have written a book you want to print and sell widely,…

2013 Douglas County Book & Author Fair, Dec. 14

Registration is open for a book and author fair at the Douglas County Library on Saturday, December 14. The Fair is open to Oregon authors, and spots are still available. “It’s a fun way to meet readers, and other authors and poets,” says Kristen James, an author based in Roseburg. More information available at www.douglascountybookandauthorfair.com…

Portland Intuitive Writing Workshop, Nov. 16

Join Sara Wiseman, author and voice of the Ask Sara Radio Show, for a Nov. 16 writing workshop in Portland. Are you ready to delve into intuitive writing? Bring your journal or laptop and we’ll use spiritual intuition techniques plus writing to create a state of creativity, discovery, healing, karmic release and gratitude. Learn more:…

Free Literary Events at Eugene Public Library, October 2013

All events are free and open to the public. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library Atlas of Yellowstone Tuesday, October 1, 6 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the world’s first national park. The new book Atlas of Yellowstone is a beautiful and compelling visual guide to…

Eugene Writers: Young Writers Association 2012 Creative Writing Contest

Writing contest taking entries from Lane County writers 5 and up The Young Writers Association (YWA) is taking submissions for its 2012 creative writing contest MANY VOICINGS: IN TRANSLATION. Many cultures and many voices make up our community, and our multi/trans-cultural traditions and languages are a rich creative source for writers. Writing contest entry details…

Writing Spiritual Memoirs with Nan Phifer

Jan. 20-21 Portland Writing Workshop Nan Phifer, author of Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide, will lead you in identifying the experiences that compose your spiritual memoirs. She’ll demonstrate a process that evokes spontaneous rough drafts and supportive responses. From Nan’s presentation you’ll gain a personal table of contents, learn a writing process that…