Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Young Adult Literature

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Young Adult Literature

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

List of books submitted so far for the Oregon Book Awards

List of books submitted so far for the Oregon Book Awards

Friday, August 28, 2015 is the deadline to submit books for consideration for the 2014 Oregon Book Awards. The guidelines and applications can be found at http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/book-awards/awards/. Contact Susan Denning at susan@literary-arts.org for more information. Here is a list of titles that have been submitted, as of August 19, to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards:…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Poetry

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Poetry

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in General Nonfiction

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in General Nonfiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Fiction

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Fiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Drama

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Drama

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Creative Nonfiction

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Creative Nonfiction

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Children’s Literature

Judge’s Comments: 2015 OBA finalists in Children’s Literature

The deadline for submitting books to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. In the meantime, we’re sharing the judge’s comments on the 2015 finalists from each category. Remember that the 2016 OBAs include the PNCA Award for Graphic Literature, and the original publication dates and guidelines for this category are different. Click here to download guidelines…

Summer Reading: Literary Arts staff recommended books.

With summer in full swing, it’s high time to enjoy some leisurely reading. Here’s what our staff will be reading this summer:   Mislaid by Nell Zink (recommended by Amelia Ayrelan Iuvino): Timely and incisive, fast-paced and humorous, like a Shakespearean comedy of errors, Mislaid deals with themes of race, gender, and sexuality in 1960s rural Virginia.…

WITS 2014-15 Snapshot

WITS 2014-15 Snapshot

We’ve had a busy year with our youth programs at Literary Arts! 3,600+ students served 1,049 participated in semester-long residencies 312 attended WITS student readings 9 were mentored individually and in small groups by writers 639 participated in author visits to schools 180 attended the MothSHOP event at Grant High School 8 performed in the…