Dec 20 4:00PM // The Cleaners
Oregon's most celebrated writers read and sign their books in honor of the new issue of Oregon humanities: Ursula K. Le Guin, Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen, Brian Doyle and other Oregon authors. Guests will be invited to spin the Oregon Humanities Wheel of Cogitation and enter a raffle to win event tickets, books, t-shirts, and journals.
This is event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5. All proceeds go to support non-profit Oregon Humanities. Add to your calendar on Facebook.
Featuring writers from Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Portland, whose work covers multiple genres -- literary nonfiction, journalism, scholarly nonfiction, poetry, fiction, photography, illustration, essays, short stories, and novels -- this event shows off and celebrates the breadth of humanities work across the state.
Live Wire Radio¹s Courtenay Hameister, University of Portland professor Andrew Guest, and novelist Scott Nadelson will read from their essays published in the Fall/Winter issue of Oregon Humanities magazine. Free copies of the magazine will be available at the event. The reading will begin at 5:30.
The following authors, all of whom have been involved with Oregon Humanities publications or programs, are scheduled to be on hand to sign copies of their newest books, which will be available for sale:
Kate Bingaman-Burt (Obsessive Consumption), Brian Doyle (Mink River, Moral Ground), Harriet Fasenfest (The Householder¹s Guide to the Universe), James C. Foster (Bong Hits 4 Jesus), Randy Gragg (Where the Revolution Began), Debra Gwartney (Live Through This, Home Ground), Lauren Kessler (My Teenage Werewolf, Stubborn Twig), Tom Krattenmaker (Onward Christian Athletes), Ursula K. Le Guin and Roger Dorband (Out Here), Guy Maynard (The Risk of Being Ridiculous), Win McCormack (The Rajneesh Chronicles), Scott Nadelson (The Cantor¹s Daughter), R. Gregory Nokes (Massacred for Gold), Paulann Petersen (The Voluptuary), and Mary Rechner (Nine Simple Patterns for Complicated Women).
Oregon Humanities connects Oregonians to ideas that transform communities. Find out more at oregonhumanities.org.