Frequently Asked Question about Oregon Literary Fellowships

Frequently Asked Question about Oregon Literary Fellowships

Applications for the Oregon Literary Fellowships are due in our office at 925 SW Washington in Portland by 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 26th. You can hand deliver your application! On Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Literary Arts will be serving complimentary wine and/or beer to applicants who drop off their applications in person. Wine…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Cheston Knapp

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Cheston Knapp

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Cheston Knapp Category Literary Nonfiction Bio Cheston Knapp is managing editor of Tin House magazine and executive director of…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Addie Boswell

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Addie Boswell

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Addie Boswell Category Young Readers Literature Bio Addie Boswell is an artist and writer in Portland. She…

Janice P. Nimura and Brian Komei Dempster at Literary Arts

by Liz Greenhill Literary Arts Intern Tuesday, June 11th, Literary Arts welcomed Brian Komei Dempster and Janice P. Nimura, two writers investigating different aspects of the Japanese-American journey: one from the east coast and one from the west, one in poetry and the other in prose, one story from the WWII era and the other…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Hajara Quinn

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Hajara Quinn

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Hajara Quinn Category Poetry Bio Hajara Quinn is an assistant editor for Octopus Books and the author…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Colleen Burner

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Colleen Burner

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Colleen Burner Category Fiction Bio Colleen Burner hails from Kansas and Missouri. She received her BFA from…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Laura Christina Dunn

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Laura Christina Dunn

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Laura Christina Dunn Category Poetry Bio Laura Christian Dunn graduated in 2009 from the MFA program at…

WITS Reading for Roosevelt High School at Cathedral Coffee

WITS Reading for Roosevelt High School at Cathedral Coffee

On Thursday night, nine students from Mike Heisler’s, Matt Boyer’s and Amy Ambrosio’s classes read pieces they had worked on with WITS writers Ramiza Koya and Mark Pomeroy. Many thanks to all the parents and friends who attended, to Cathedral Coffee for being such a generous host, and to all our great writers for sharing their…

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Justin Hocking

Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient: Justin Hocking

We’re excited to be featuring the 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients on our blog this spring! The applications for 2016 fellowships are due Friday, June 26, and you can read the guidelines and download an application by clicking here. 2015 Oregon Literary Fellowship Recipient Justin Hocking Category Fiction Bio Justin Hocking served as Executive Director of the Independent Publishing Resource Center…

WITS Readings for Grant High School at Broadway Books

WITS Readings for Grant High School at Broadway Books

We had two WITS end-of-residency readings for Grant High School at Broadway Books, and packed the bookstore both nights! On Tuesday night, students from Kris Spurlock’s and Stephanie D’Cruz’s classes read pieces they had worked on with WITS writers Jamie Houghton and Kathleen Lane. On Wednesday night, teachers Dylan Leeman and Mykhiel Deych read alongside their…