Howard W. Robertson’s short novel about racism on the Oregon frontier has just been published by Publication Studio in Portland, Oregon. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1624620442)
TSUNAMI BOOKS THIRD SATURDAY READERS’ SERIES
November 16, 5pm Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette Eugene
The Third Saturday Readers’ Series continues November 16, 5pm, with four Willamette Valley Readers, two from Portland, two from Eugene.
Maggie Chula (Portland), a teacher and promulgator of writing in Japanese forms, reads from her recent book Just This, published by Mountains and Rivers Press.
Bill Siverly (Portland), co-editor of Windfall: A Journal of Poetry and Place, also has a new book, Steptoe Butte, which continues this poet’s interest in poetry of location and of form developed from native storytelling.
Ce Rosenow (Eugene), editor and publisher of Rivers and Mountains Press, reads from Spectral Forms, a recent title from Traprock Books.
Ingrid Wendt (Eugene), an Oregon Book Award winner in poetry, reads from Evensong (2011), poems both political and personal.
Free event. Book signing. Refreshments.
For information: Tsunami Books 541-345-8986
Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua’s poem entitled Absolved has been selected to be a part of the 2014 themed issue of Open To Interpretation – A Juried Book Competition of Photography, Poetry and Prose.
Publication Date: Mid 2014.
Oregon writer Scott T. Starbuck’s newest book, The Other History, was published in October by FutureCycle Press and is available at Amazon.com < http://goo.gl/FXOd9b >. There is a press release at PRLOG < http://www.prlog.org/12234268-futurecycle-press-publishes-scott-starbucks-the-other-history.html >. Themes include “How Federal and California Politicians Killed Indians,” “The Common Core State Standards in English,” the BP Oil Spill, “Why Portland, Oregon, Should Print Money,” and “Why All US-Made Nuclear Waste Must Be Stored at the White House.” Leslie Anne Mcilroy of heartjournalonline.com wrote about the book, “Count on waking up.”
The Roving Park Players announce auditions for the February 2014 production of Jane Austen’s MANSFIELD PARK. Seeking 6 men and 7 women, ages 18 to 60. See rovingparkplayers.org or our Facebook page for specific roles. Be prepared to read from the script.
October 26 & 27 at 3:00 to 5:00 pm
November 2 at 4:00 to 6:00 pm
November 3 at 3:00 to 5:00 pm
At Good Samaritan Society, 3500 Hilyard ST, Eugene, OR 97405. For more information, call 541-521-1692 or 541-914-2374.
Tin House, a literary journal and book publisher based in Portland, is going to be holding a Winter Writer’s Workshop the weekend of January 31 in the beautiful seaside town of Newport, Oregon.
Held at the literary-themed Sylvia Beach Hotel, this boutique workshop experience combines the rugged beauty of the Oregon Coast, farm-to-table dining, and a weekend immersed in all things literary. Led by editors from Tin House magazine, Tin House Books, and faculty guests Whitney Otto, Jon Raymond, and Vanessa Veselka, the program consists of morning workshops and afternoon craft lectures. Evenings are reserved for literary discussions and revelry.
More information can be found at: www.tinhouse.com/writers-workshop/winter-workshop.html
Howard W. Robertson has a seventeen-page poem and a book review in the fall issue of Yellow Medicine Review: