Oregon Book Award Finalists Announced

Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Szybist, Joe Sacco and Craig Thompson among nominees.

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The finalists for the 27th annual Oregon Book Awards have just been announced, and it's looking like the highest profile competition may be in the poetry section this year. The full list of nominees is at the bottom of this post. The fiction competition contains a mix of authors tough to put in the same category. The collected short fiction of esteemed science fiction writer Ursula K. ...   More
 
Monday, January 6, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

TOME RAIDER: Live at Wordstock, Day 3 >> Oregon Book Awards, Queer Portland, Andre Dubus III


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Each week, WW writer John Minervini brings you the latest in book reviews, author Q&A's and Portland literary gossip. Click here to join the Tome Raider mailing list. Portland literati (right, clothed) enjoy fancy appetizers amid classical sculpture (left, nude) at the 2008 Oregon Book Awards, Nov. 10. Oregon Book Awards: 7:30pm @ the Portland Art Museum If you had asked on Saturday, ...   More
 
Monday, November 10, 2008 JOHN MINERVINI

TOME RAIDER: a Must-See Guide to Wordstock


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Each week, WW writer John Minervini brings you the latest in book reviews, author Q&A's and Portland literary gossip. Click here to join the Tome Raider mailing list. When it comes to Wordstock (Nov. 6-9), bibliophiles are spoiled for choice. In fact, the geeky excitement of getting to meet all those novelists, poets, comic artists and other princes of paper is almost matched by the anxiety ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 JOHN MINERVINI

Lit Arts Announces Oregon Book Award Finalists; Honors Dog Readers.


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Literary Arts just announced finalists for the 23rd annual Oregon Book Awards. Read 'em and weep (or cheer)—your choice. Matt Love, the high-school English teacher and longtime activist for Oregon Coast preservation behind the massive Citadel of the Spirit: Oregon's Sesquicentennial Anthology (read WW's review, here) is getting a nod as the recipient of the The Stewart H. Holbrook Literary ...   More
 
Monday, September 14, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Literature, Sans Snacks


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“I love being a public servant” Oregon Attorney General John Kroger drawled at Monday night's Oregon Book Awards ceremony, as he was picking up his award for Creative Nonfiction, “but what I really wanted to be growing up is a writer. It's a precious thing to have a book published.” Precious indeed, and, these days, a even more rare thing. Although Convictions, Kroger's ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Jonanna Widner

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