Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in Young Adult Literature

August 16, 2016

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates…

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Delve Seminar Summaries “Haunting Legacies: Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Contemporary Representations of Slavery”

August 11, 2016

[by Kirstin Fulton]   Week 1 My fellow Delve participants and I began our six-week session on Toni Morrison’s profound and complex novel Beloved with a conversation on Morrison the writer. In preparation for this first meeting, our guide Béalleka…

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Judge’s Comments: 2016 OBA finalists in General Nonfiction

August 9, 2016

The deadline for submitting books to the 2017 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 26, 2016. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2016 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2017 OBAs include the Award for Drama, and the original publication dates…

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REBROADCAST: Mark Doty

REBROADCAST: Mark Doty

August 24, 2016

Poet Mark Doty reads from his new collection, Deep Lane, and discusses his influences and sources of inspiration.

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