About the Lane Literary Guild

The Lane Literary Guild has supported the literary arts since 1984. The Guild:

  • sponsors the Windfall Reading Series and other local literary events
  • offers workshops/critique groups to members
  • publishes the Lane Literary Guild blog, which features articles on upcoming readings, member news, and notices of regional workshops and contests.

Who steers the Guild? Currently, the Committee is composed of:



  • President: Henry Alley (halley@uoregon.edu)
  • Vice President: Howard W. Robertson
  • Treasurer: Carl Watkins
  • Secretary: Kelly Eastlund
  • At-large Representative: Bean Comrada
  • At-large Representative: Keli Osborn
  • Historian: Howard W. Robertson

Critique Group Representatives:

  • Windfall coordinators: Karen McPherson (ksmcpher@uoregon.edu) and Tim Shaner (twshaner@comcast.net)
  • Poetry 1: Cecelia Hagen (cehagen@gmail.com)
  • Red Sofa (Poetry 2) : Sherry Wellborn (sherrywellborn@gmail.com)
  • Mondays (poetry); 1st and 3rd (poetry): Laura LeHew (laura@deer-run)
  • Fiction 1: Steven Higgins (fayterra@mail.com)
  • Pros and Cons (Fiction 2): Rhonda Zimlich (rzimlich@gmail.com)


Lane Literary Guild
PO Box 11035
Eugene, OR 97440